August 17, 2006 RSS feed / Opinion

Americans need to reduce their dependency on oil, not look to drill for more

Dear Editor: It's a shame that Sens. Charles Schumer and Hillary Clinton voted last week for a bill that would expose more than 8 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico to oil drilling. Apparently they didn't read the fine print. More...

Editorial Fairs showcase and share community spirit

Everyone loves a fair and this week's Massapequa Park Merchants Festival was a fair to remember. It was filled with vendors who brought a variety of crafts and wares with something to delight everyone. More...

Our carry-on luggage is not the real problem

Islamic totalitarians came very close to blowing up a number of passenger airlines and our government's response is to restrict what Americans can put in their carry-on luggage. More...

Correction:

A public commentary piece last week, "Lawmaker speaks out against wind farm," did not contain the name of the author. It was S.C. Leg. Tom Barraga. We apologize for the production error. More...

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