May 5, 2010 RSS feed / Opinion

School budgets, and students, need to be leaner

Dear Editor: School budget cuts causing loss of school buses may help cure childhood obesity if the kids do like we did back in the day: walk or ride a bicycle to and from school. Wow, what a concept... saves money and is very healthy too! More...

Charter Schools are a brace against poor performing schools

Some say the passage of a bill in the New York State Senate to double the cap on the number of charter schools allowed in New York from 200 to 460 is a poke in the eye to the New York Teachers Union. More...

Local governments go where Washington fears to tread

The nation’s toughest bill on illegal immigration signed into law last week by Arizona Governor Gov. Jan Brewer has raised considerable controversy and many questions. We think that’s great. More...

The sweet smell of success in MPK Village

Dear Editor, We are writing this letter not only for ourselves but also in behalf of our neighbors to Mayor James Altadonna, the village board members and the village staff in keeping the needs and welfare of the residents of Massapequa Park thei More...

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