I feel sorry for the senior citizens. While school taxes keep going up, my mom pays more school tax now than when we went to school.
The Town of Hempstead will be hosting its 7th Annual India Republic Day commemoration on Wednesday, Jan. 27.
With Darwin Day approaching on Feb. 12, the scientific community throughout the world celebrates the accomplishments of Charles Darwin. Indeed, locally, the Hicksville Gregory Museum will be featuring, for the month of February, an exhibit of books, photos, and memorabilia pertaining to the life and achievements of the Victorian naturalist.
I want to thank you for the honor of representing the place where I grew up and have lived my entire life. I went into public service because I wanted to make a difference in people’s lives and to fight for those who couldn’t fight for themselves. Whether in public service or as a private citizen I will continue to work to make the place that I call home a better place to live.
(This is a letter from NYS Governor David A. Paterson to all residents of the state.)
This is a winter of reckoning. And I write to you today not only about the state of our State, but also the state of our self-government – a fragile instrument of popular will that is breaking under the will to be popular.
I’d like to propose that 2010 be the year people begin to think about good government because, as Irish nationalist Michael Collins said of an independent Emerald Isle, considering it a reality is the first step towards it becoming a reality.
I’d like to take this opportunity to wish all Town of Hempstead residents a happy and healthy New Year.
Nearly 5,000 teens will die in a car crash this year. We need to take reckless driving seriously and we need to bring this crucial issue to the forefront now.
What can be done about having the people on Wantagh Avenue making sure their sidewalks are cleared so the school children walking to school can get there safely?
As the father of a 3-year-old contemplating his daughter’s future educational opportunities, a recent encounter with some parents who home-school their kids has gotten me thinking about the difficulties of educating a child in a country of such profoundly disquieting intellectual shortcomings.
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