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Pay close attention to your cable bill

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Watch out for hidden charges in your monthly cable bill.

Former trustee: ‘Completely dysfunctional’ school board puts personal agendas over students and taxpayers

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Opinion column: Former board member Amelia Lantz takes school board members to task for not being straight with the public on the issue of school security and more.

How shellfish farming expansion in Suffolk’s waters hit the rocks

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If Suffolk County and the private sector can get their act together, however, the farming of shellfish in our bay waters could add big cash to our local economy and strengthen the ecosystem as well.

Here’s what it feels like to be Latino on Long Island right now

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Latino immigrants and U.S.-born citizens of Latino heritage live in a state of anxiety today. Column by Maria Piedrabuena

Zeldin: Long Islanders see opportunity in surging economy

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"Our economy is strong and growing stronger with an economic environment spurring considerable job growth and desperately needed opportunities for American workers."

L.I. needs tough water consumption limits, a regional conservation plan and access to the Pine Barrens aquifer

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Long Island urgently needs to get serious about water conservation, with tough regulations limiting consumption and a regional plan to tap into the water resources of the Pine Barrens. Column by Greg Blass

Response to candidate Perry Gershon: Our economic prosperity is real

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Congressional candidate Perry Gershon ignores "the objective truth that our economy is doing well" to gain political points.

Beware bait-and-switch economics

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Federal tax cuts for corporations and the wealthiest Americans added $2 trillion to the national debt. It's classic bait and switch: talk about improving today’s economy at the expense of tomorrow—then move to cut social security and Medicare benefits to reduce the exploding deficit that results, after election day.

Silence is complicity: We must all stand up and speak out against racism

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t’s up to all of us to “take a stand” — a stand against hate, a stand against racism, a stand against violence. It’s up to us — you and me — to stem the rising tide of white supremacist, nationalist movements in our midst.

There’s a cultural disconnect between soccer and U.S. sports fans

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"Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." This maxim of the immortal American football icon Vince Lombardi sums it up. Winning is not "the only thing" in soccer.
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