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“There are rich teams; there are poor teams; then, there’s 50 feet of (garbage); then there’s us. We have got to think differently!” This line, from the movie “Moneyball,” brings to mind some of the arguments you hear in debates about … more
In May, two months after his death, John Devlin's name was one of 93 new ones added to the growing list on the memorial black granite wall at 9/11 Responders Remembered Park on Long Island. More … more
The massive oak bends over a small gray home on the corner of a quiet Long Island street, its strong, leafy branches casting cool shade over friends and family gathering in the yard. Small … more
It is the most horrible story I have ever had to tell, I think. Until now, I have tried to forget it ever happened. Don’t even know why I’m even trying to get it out now, except maybe it will … more
Thank you Judge Chris Melonakis for your logical decision in the Adams 12 School District Board seat debacle which festered for the past 8 months. Last November, in the school district’s board of directors election, incumbent Rico Figueroa was … more
So 2,000 miles, 28 hours of driving time, more than 200 songs, a couple of bags of Big League Chew bubble gum, a bag of sunflower seeds, several waters, a few milkshakes and fast food burgers, and at least 12 cups of coffee later, we arrived back in … more
I always thought it was a “no-no” to snub the president of the United States. When he is in town you best show up, take your bow and do the photo op. With President Barack Obama’s trip to Denver last week, it was apparent that high ranking … more
For several years now we get into the patriotic spirit by putting out about 65 U.S. flags. These flags ring our sidewalks, driveway and walkways. It’s always a fun ceremony and we enjoy all the comments from passersby in cars and on foot. The … more
My son loves the Xbox—I may have mentioned that before. He plays a game called “Minecraft,” which requires him to design and build his own little world. It’s fascinating — and very complicated. That complexity creates its own set of … more
I feel compelled to write to commend Vic Vela on his article "Judge upholds state's gun laws" in last week's paper. His point-counterpoint-ruling format provided great clarity on the issue and … more
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