Dull From Shock

Thank you for pointing out one of the biggest disasters in America’s last 35 years...the dissolution of news reportage (“Shock Value,” Sept. 7-13). The...

Long Island Needs Offshore Wind Now

In reply to a letter, “Is Long Island Ready for Wind Power?” (Aug. 24-30) my answer as a Long Islander is a resounding, yes. First...

Ready for Wind Power?

The New York State Comptroller’s Office defines a public authority as a corporate instrument of the state, created by the state legislature and established...

The Realities of Globalization

There could only be one reason or explanation for the stock markets of the world to fall so heavily after England voted to leave...

Stop Gun Violence

We have had far too many moments of silence since Sandy Hook. Our children and our families deserve real action and change to stop...

LI Sound Bridge Proposal

We are the owners of Frank M. Flower & Sons. We are shellfish farmers and have been in business for over 125 years. Our...

A Report or Retort?

Henry Kissinger, the former Secretary of State who forged crucial detente with the Soviet Union and Red China, was honored with the Defense Department’s...

Every Day Is Earth Day

Let us celebrate Earth Day, which was on April 22, all year long. Besides recycling newspapers, magazines, glass, plastics, old medicines, paints and cleaning...

Animal Trapping Cruelty

  New York may soon pass disturbing legislation, S.2953c/A.9462a, which would dismantle our longstanding ban on cruel and dangerous cable restraint traps in order to...

Safe Gun Storage

Gun owners should be required to secure their firearms when they are not in their immediate possession or control. When a gun is not...