When a luxury coach bus carrying 43 passengers—including 38 Long Island high school students, along with chaperones and the driver—smashed into an overpass on the Southern State Parkway at Eagle Avenue in Lakeview early last week, two young passengers...
In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, the Department of Transportation (DOT) reached out to a handful of media outlets to admonish the state’s worst offenders of street littering. Bad news, Long Island, it’s you. The DOT said that...

School Assist

For those of us crumbling under the weight of crushing student debt, Governor Andrew Cuomo made an enticing proposal at LaGuardia Community College last week. Under Cuomo’s plan, full-time students accepted to any SUNY or CUNY two or four-year...

Love Thy Neighbor

When I was in high school, my friend group resembled the United Nations. From them, I learned about the importance of Greek school, the deliciousness of lumpia (Filipino egg rolls) and why Muslim girls wear hijabs. The diversity of...