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It Must Never Return. Never Again!

Strong condemnation of the white nationalist march in Charlottesville, Virginia has come from Suffolk County. It is a county that itself has known hate. The KKK was active in Suffolk ...

One Eclipse, Two Rotator Cuffs in Trouble

When the eclipse came last week, I feared my life was in eclipse as well. I had just received an MRI report that found tears in the tendons and muscles connected to my left arm’s ...

The Threat To Farmland In Suffolk County

“America has been losing over 40 acres of farmland every hour to development,” said a letter from the American Farmland Trust. “This land—the most fertile soil in the world—is ...

The Opioid Epidemic – Losing The Fight

After a decade of treating people with opioid use disorder, Dr. Allen Fein has been out speaking about what he has learned, what can work and “how huge” the problem is—and he ...

Welcome to Long Island wine country

“I try to carry as many Long Island wines as I can,” said Peter Jachno, owner of Shirley Liquors. “My customers are very familiar with Long Island wine because of the vineyards ...

Memories: 50 Years As A Suffolk Based Journalist

alked into the meeting room of the Suffolk County Legislature last week to receive a proclamation from the legislature honoring me for more than 50 years as a Suffolk-based journalist ...

Charles Raebeck Fighting For Suffolk County

Charles Raebeck was a major figure in fighting for the environment of Suffolk County. He led Suffolk for Safe Energy, an early group battling the plans of the Long Island Lighting Company ...

“The Cuomo Tax Screws Long Islanders”

In front of a truck with a giant screw on it, emblazoned with the words “The Cuomo Tax Screws Long Islanders” and below “Stop Cuomo Tax, No Nuclear Bailout,” protesters of Governor ...

Oil Industry Offshore Atlantic Drilling

The Suffolk Legislature last week approved what can be a game-changing program for this county where 70 percent of homes use cesspools. Cesspools are nothing but holes in the ground ...

Oil Industry Offshore Atlantic Drilling

Nearly 50 years ago I broke the story of the oil industry’s interest in drilling in the offshore Atlantic. Largely because of moratoria enacted by Congress, it didn’t happen in ...
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