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.
“Tis the Season” has an entirely different meaning for victims/survivors of drunk-driving crashes.
Response to Census 2010 recruiting efforts has been overwhelming, but New York Regional Census Center (NYRCC) officials are still testing applicants for possible future employment in hard to count areas in which the questionnaire mailback response rate has traditionally been low and which may face challenges such as language barriers or cultural isolation.
Parents are continually forewarned by media reports about the importance of buying safe toys, but there’s another quintessential holiday item that poses great danger: Christmas lights.
Across New York, taxpayers are angry like never before because state government is not working for them. In light of the state’s $3.2 billion budget deficit, 26-year high unemployment and deteriorating fiscal condition, taxpayers should be angry at Albany’s broken status quo.
I have Christian, Jewish, Moslem, agnostic and atheist friends. (I do get around). Around this time of year, they say “Merry Christmas,” “Happy Hanukkah,” “Joyous Ramadan,” and “Happy Holidays.”
As part of the Nassau County Police Department’s Stop DWI Holiday Enforcement Initiative, Commissioner Lawrence W. Mulvey and County Executive Thomas R. Suozzi announce that 75 individuals were arrested for Driving While Ability Impaired by Alcohol and/or Drugs from 11 p.m. on Wednesday Nov. 25 through 7 a.m. Monday, Nov. 30.
The Nassau County Bar Association (NCBA) provides free monthly legal consultation clinics for Nassau County residents 65 or older. Seniors have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with an attorney who volunteers to provide a half-hour private consultation on any topic of concern. The next Senior Citizen Free Legal Consultation Clinic will be held Tuesday, Dec. 15, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at NCBA, 15th and West streets, Mineola.
As Veterans Day recedes in the rearview mirror and 2009 wears away, the Levittown Historical Society stops to pause on the events of the past eleven months.
Our monthly general meetings, all open-to-the-public events at the Levittown Public Library, began in March with a commemoration of the bicentennial of Charles Darwin’s birth and a discussion on the historical influence of Darwinism augmented by an exhibit of books, photographs, and scientific memorabilia on the subject. (Coincidentally, Darwin was born on the same exact day as Abraham Lincoln).
I would like to thank the wonderful residents of Nassau County for their support on Election Day. I am honored and privileged to have been re-elected to serve as your Nassau County Clerk.
I would also like to thank the many volunteers, colleagues, neighbors and friends who gave so much of their time and efforts in support of my re-election.
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