Letter: A Thank You to Residents

I want to thank you for the honor of representing the place where I grew up and have lived my entire life. I went...

Letter: State of the State From the Governor

(This is a letter from NYS Governor David A. Paterson to all residents of the state.)This is a winter of reckoning. And I write...

Around the Town: January 8, 2010

Keeping New Year’s ResolutionsI’d like to take this opportunity to wish all Town of Hempstead residents a happy and healthy New Year. ...

Letter: Government’s Purpose Is to Serve the People

I’d like to propose that 2010 be the year people begin to think about good government because, as Irish nationalist Michael Collins said of...

Letter: Reckless Driving this Holiday Season

Nearly 5,000 teens will die in a car crash this year. We need to take reckless driving seriously and we need to bring this...

Letter: Sidewalks Must Be Cleared of Snow for Children Walking to...

What can be done about having the people on Wantagh Avenue making sure their sidewalks are cleared so the school children walking to school...

Letter: A Message From MADD

“Tis the Season” has an entirely different meaning for victims/survivors of drunk-driving crashes. Traditionally a time of celebration, the holidays may be exceptionally...

Letter: School Problems Start With Society

As the father of a 3-year-old contemplating his daughter’s future educational opportunities, a recent encounter with some parents who home-school their kids has gotten...

From the Desk of Senator Kemp Hannon: December 18, 2009

Lead Poisoning Not Just Lurking Near ToysParents are continually forewarned by media reports about the importance of buying safe toys, but there’s another quintessential...

U.S. Census Bureau Offers Census Exam

Response to Census 2010 recruiting efforts has been overwhelming, but New York Regional Census Center (NYRCC) officials are still testing applicants for possible future...