May 21, 2008 RSS feed / Opinion

A memory of one boy's search for a Memorial Day parade

Dear Editor, Every year, about this time, the days before we observe Memorial Day, my thoughts go back to a parade that took place many years ago on Unqua Road in Massapequa. My family lived then, as I do now, on Roy Avenue. More...

One who represents so many lost Americans


A young Marine by the name of Mike Strank landed on the beaches of Iwo Jima in 1945. More...

Schmitt: County is deaf to cries of taxpayers stressed to the limit

Public commentary

Dear Editor, I am writing in response to your editorial, "Government at all levels needs to spend less," dated April 30, 2008. I could not agree with you more. The nation's economy is weakening, and this is a scary state of affairs. More...


Was the the beheading of a woman in Moore, Oklahoma on Fri., Sept. 26 an act of terrorism on American soil, or an isolated incident involving a mentally deranged individual acting alone?