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.
Statement on the court decision regarding Ed Hennessey’s residency by Edward Flood, Murray’s Campaign Manager.
A demonstration that in space as on Earth solar power is an alternative to dangerous nuclear power is to come this week when a solar-powered spacecraft called Rosetta will rendezvous with a comet at 375 million miles from the Sun.
“Dean Murray’s latest political stunt crosses the line. He has clearly reached a new low. I don’t know what’s worse – attempting to mislead the court in a lawsuit claiming I don’t live here, or having some creep crawl under my family car to place a GPS tracking device to stalk us. With this disturbing behavior, Murray has taken negative campaigning to a new low.
August 4th, 2014
The recent Page One lead story in the New York Times about the interfered-with work and then abrupt shutdown of a commission set up to investigate corruption in state politics was a solid and extensive piece of investigative reporting that centrally involved two people who have been prominent in Long Island government. Headlined “Governor’s Office […]
July 31st, 2014
The absurd promotion of illegal immigration policies by our nation’s leaders, the media and academic elite are finally coming home to roost. The images are disturbing and startling.The absurd promotion of illegal immigration policies by our nation’s leaders, the media and academic elite are finally coming home to roost. The images are disturbing and startling.
July 28th, 2014
A sensible plan would be to make Plum Island a site for alternative energy. Bill Smith of Shelter Island, long head of Fish Unlimited, is leading an initiative to do this.