Editorials

Editorials

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When the National Institutes of Health funds scientific research, the government is investing in hope. The people with the purse strings believe the scientists...

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Believe it or not, people still read books. Despite the doom and gloom and often-reiterated refrain that young people today are illiterate, the world and...

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In 2010, Suffolk County hired a contractor to install cameras at certain dangerous, traffic-light intersections with the expressed purpose of improving public safety, since...

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Parents across the North Shore are hoping their teenagers will soon get to sleep in — even during the school year. Many studies now point...

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As local journalists, we spend many hours attending meetings. Many, many meetings. Our goal is to know what’s happening in our communities at every...

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On Wednesday, Aug. 14, New York’s Child Victims Act took effect. Under the law, people have one year to file a civil suit related...

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Americans feel sorrow and fear whenever we learn that a gunmen carrying a high-powered firearm has committed a mass shooting. In one week, three...

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There was a time when we were all children, and while some of us may claim to have been perfect saints of juvenile life,...

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Since congressional leaders visited detention facilities at the U.S. border with Mexico in the last few weeks, readers have been reaching out to us...

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Long Islanders can be particularly proud on July 20, as Americans celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first human steps taken on the moon...