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Pulse of the Peninsula: GOP horror show in Cleveland

I write this column as the Republican National Convention that will coronate Donald Trump as its nominee for president, gets underway in Cleveland, Ohio. 

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Our Town: ‘Another world’ at Glen Oaks Club
Updated: July 22, 2016 - 12:58 pm

Glen Oaks Club, considered to be one of the elite golf clubs on Long Island, was founded in 1924.

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A Look on the Lighter Side: What’s your top ten favorite movies?
Updated: July 22, 2016 - 12:50 pm

If you had to name 10 movies that mean the most to you, what would they be?  And what would they say about you?  

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On the Right: Cuomo’s Start-Up New York is a flop
Updated: July 22, 2016 - 12:49 pm

This month I learned why I was tired of watching every night Start-Up NY television commercials: Gov. Cuomo has spent a whopping $50 million of our tax dollars to fund the ad campaign.  

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Our Views: Good idea with no chance in Nassau
Updated: July 22, 2016 - 12:47 pm

Let’s call the demand made by Democrats in the Nassau County Legislature for a referendum on creating an inspector general to oversee county contracts what it is: a politically motivated gimmick with virtually no chance of succeeding.

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Readers Write: An effort to shine light, not conduct vendetta
Updated: July 25, 2016 - 9:46 am

I write this editorial in response to an “opinion piece” relating to my level of knowledge and participation into New Hyde Park’s Fire District/Department matters entitled “Fire Department ops misrepresented,” published June 24, 2016 by 50-year fire department member Edgar Teepe.  

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Readers Write: G.N. village policies work against business district
Updated: July 25, 2016 - 9:52 am

I am writing in reply to the article that appeared on the front  page of Great Neck News on Friday, July 8, 2016, “Empty storefronts vex G.N. officials.”

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Readers Write: Is Cross Harbor Tunnel plan an omen?
Updated: July 25, 2016 - 9:51 am

What ever happened to the Port Authority New York New Jersey Tier 1 Final Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Cross Harbor Freight Tunnel from last fall.  

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