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It has been nine years since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and ground zero still sits fallow, like a scarred-over knife wound in the heart of downtown Manhattan. more
Among the many temporary casualties of Hurricane Sandy was Long Island’s educational system, with most schools shutting down for a week or longer. more
At the Herald, we want to add our voices to the growing chorus of supporters thanking our front-line medical workers and first responders who are, as they say, doing God’s work. more
New York State Sen. Kevin Thomas, a Levittown Democrat, recently proposed a bill to cap tuition at all SUNY and CUNY schools at $5,000 per year for in-state students. more
Two weeks ago, one South Shore school board member issued an urgent appeal to students in her district: Stop congregating. Stay apart. That same day . . . more
April 1, Census Day, came and went, but if you didn’t fill in your census forms, it isn’t too late to do so, and we urge you to complete them. more
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio probably overstepped his authority when he decided late last Friday that he would keep the city’s 1,800 public schools closed through June . . . more
We have offered high praise to our first responders and medical workers on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. We must also acknowledge a hero of a different sort: Gov. Andrew Cuomo . . . more
Let’s not mince words: The federal government’s Paycheck Protection Program, which was supposed to hurry loans to small businesses so they can make payroll and stay afloat, has been troubled from the start. more
February, known nationally as Black History Month, is an appropriate time to work toward closing the opportunity gap for people of color. more
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