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Our Views: A train accident here isn’t ‘likely’

There is no denying that the Metro North crash that took the lives of six people at a railroad crossing in Valhalla on Feb. 3 was a tragedy. 

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Thursday 02/26/2015
A Look On The Lighter Side: Watch out for life-performance awards!
Posted: February 26, 2015

Every year, the Motion Picture Academy rewards excellence in many kinds of performance. But there are some other achievements, and performances, that still demand recognition.  

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Our Town: Angels of health at Winthrop Hospital
Posted: February 26, 2015

You may have noticed that I have missed a few columns over the last month.  

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Pulse of the Peninsula: Trade deal could cause trouble
Posted: February 26, 2015

You might wonder why our local activists - more typically animated about banning fracking, reforming elections, and overturning RLUIPA, the law that allows any religious institution to supersede local zoning, are so exorcised about the Trans Pacific Trade Partnership and the Obama’s Administration push for Fast Track authority - I mean, that sounds so far, far away. We’re not even on the Pacific Coast. 

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State can bend the curve on autism
Posted: February 26, 2015

No doubt you’ve heard about the recent measles outbreak that has infected more than 100 people in 14 states in just five weeks.  

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Thursday 02/19/2015
Our Views: Manipulating crime stats
Posted: February 19, 2015

Torture statistics enough and they will confess to anything. Case in point, last week Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano said “Nassau is the safest large suburban county in the nation and we intend to keep it that way.”

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Our Views: Police academy II long overdue
Posted: February 19, 2015

Last week Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano announced plans to construct a new training and intelligence-gathering center for the Nassau County Police Department. This is welcome news.

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A Look on the Lighter Side: Eggstra! Eggstra! Read all about it!
Posted: February 19, 2015

So there I was, moping around the house, wondering how I was going to make this year’s Valentine’s Day celebration unique. 

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