Karl Grossman: Despite recent challenges by the press, Frank MacKay is actively moving ahead—thinking nationally.
October 25th, 2014
The powerful Suffolk County and New York State chairman of the Independence Party, furious over investigative reporting by Newsday, invited me two weeks ago, in my capacity as a journalism professor who has taught Investigative Reporting as a college course for 35 years, to be on his radio program.
October 19th, 2014
I’m the only journalist still around who goes back to having covered the Suffolk Board of Supervisors. The structure of Suffolk government and activities of those who govern the county have changed
October 16th, 2014
I should have been suspicious last month driving into a gas station off the Long Island Expressway to fill my car up after having written a piece in May about Suffolk County Legislator Jay Schneiderman’s effort to require gas stations to make clearer the difference between the cash and credit prices of the fuel they sell.
September 25th, 2014
Senator Bernie Sanders may upset America’s proverbial political applecart.
September 21st, 2014
The closing of four and likely five of the dozen casino hotels in Atlantic City should cause public officials on Long Island and in New York State to realize that the fantasy of legalized gambling providing a huge boost to governmental economies is a bad bet.
September 14th, 2014
If the referendum passes, it won’t take effect until the end of 2017. Treasurer since 2006, she is term-limited from running for re-election.
Karl Grossman: Zephyr Teachout is the most refreshing candidate for New York governor in decades—and I’ve interviewed several
September 5th, 2014
Zephyr Teachout is the most refreshing candidate for New York governor in decades—and I’ve interviewed several
August 30th, 2014
President Barack Obama holds a polymer while talking with Peyton Robertson, 12, about his projects during the 2014 White House Science Fair in the State Dining Room of the White House, May 27, 2014.
Karl Grossman: What happened to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plants could happen in the United States
August 28th, 2014
It’s apparent to any visitor to the stretch of California where the two Diablo Canyon plants are sited that it is geologically hot. A major tourist feature of the area: hot spas. “Welcome to the Avila Hot Springs,” declares the website of one, noting how “historic Avila Hot Springs” was “discovered in 1907 by at the time unlucky oil drillers and established” as a “popular visitor-serving natural artesian mineral hot springs
August 24th, 2014
The East Hampton Town Board will hold a “special meeting” this week to give eastern Long Island residents an opportunity to speak about aircraft noise involving the town-owned East Hampton Airport. The meeting to be held on Wednesday, August 27, at the studios of LTV in Wainscott , beginning at 6:30 p.m. It follows […]
August 16th, 2014
Despite the 2010 offshore oil drilling disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, despite the U.S. suddenly becoming the top oil producer in the world, and despite decades of opposition, President Barack Obama is moving to open up the offshore Atlantic to oil and gas drilling.
August 11th, 2014
In Open Letter from Howie Hawkins for Governor and Brian Jones for Lt. Governor to New York Teachers – Green Party recently called Education a Human Right.
August 10th, 2014
Rob Astorino: We need term limits for state officials; loss of pensions for convicted state officials, and genuine ethics reform throughout the state capital.
August 10th, 2014
Thank God and medical science, activism and the pharmaceutical industry, AIDS has been brought under control. But Lyme disease has become epidemic on Long Island and elsewhere.
August 6th, 2014
Statement on the court decision regarding Ed Hennessey’s residency by Edward Flood, Murray’s Campaign Manager.