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By Ed Flood As the legislative session and negotiations continue toward the 2024-25 New York State Budget, there are several policies my colleagues and I...

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By Anthony H. Palumbo Late last month, as New Yorkers were making plans to celebrate the New Year, Governor Hochul once again vetoed the Grieving...

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By Steve Levy Newly sworn in Suffolk County Executive Ed Romaine gave a rousing inaugural speech to kick off his incoming administration. His success...

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By Samantha Rutt On Monday night, our communities experienced their first snowfall in an astonishing 716 days as a winter storm swept through the region,...

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By Rabbi Aaron Benson There would be no miracle of Hanukkah, the eight-day festival which begins this Thursday evening, without there first being darkness.    Hanukkah...

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By Philip Griffith I was sorry to read in The Port Times Record that Kenneth C. Brady Jr., born April 17, 1943, passed away...

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By Anthony R. Portesy Over the next few months, voters and pundits alike will dissect and pontificate about how Long Island as a region could...

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By Michael Tessler In the face of great loss, we often grapple with the inexplicable question of how someone so full of life could ever...

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By Stephanie Giunta  There is no sound when a heart breaks. You can hear glass shatter when it falls to the floor. The crash of...

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By Peter Gollon I commend this newspaper for its thorough and balanced Sept. 14 and Sept. 21 articles on the proposed conversion of the Long...