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2024 MLK Day Message

January 16, 2024

When writing about Martin Luther King Jr. I stress the virtues of his wisdom, foresight, and courage. All of which he possessed in abundance. However, the equally important contributions he…

Thanksgiving Day Message 2023

November 22, 2023

We are so lucky to live in a country that holds the rule of law as the standard that protects all of us. With the tumult of the wars that…

Labor Day Message 2023

August 29, 2023

The dignity of honest work is probably the most effective force in creating a harmonious community. “A hard day’s work won’t kill you” as my father may have said. Hard…

A Child’s Perspective of a Bygone 4th

July 3, 2023

There was an assortment of little villages along Jamaica Bay within the limits of New York City. They were built as summer residences for people who were doing reasonably well…

Memorial Day Message 2023

May 26, 2023

Celebrating the meaning of the day As we stand by the graveside of a fallen soldier we are moved. That soldier may have been a casualty of a war but…


2022 Editorial on transportation

December 30, 2022

I have long advocated for the introduction of Maglev, but the present dysfunctionality of air travel helps me make the point that air travel is not, and cannot meet the…

Thanksgiving Message 2022

November 21, 2022

Whenever you read the news, you realize that the world suffers. This is nothing new. It has been going on for as long as I have been alive and of…

Labor Day 2022

September 5, 2022

There is no wealth in the world that did not emanate from working hands of the craftsman and/or the intellect of a worker. The portent of that observation should be…

A message on this July Fourth

June 30, 2022

The Journey to a More Perfect Union A few years ago, my wife and I were hosting a dinner party at our home in Centerport. We were talking about the…

Memorial Day 2022

May 31, 2022

This day of recognition and sacrifice cannot be confined to the those that have served and died while serving in the military. There are many more that did not die…

Essay on Energy

April 6, 2022

The prospect of having to deal with the most obnoxious regimes in the world is repugnant to all of us. On the other hand, we still need fossil fuels. The…

Public Education on Long Island: Shifting Demographics, Costs & Outcomes. Why it Matters?

March 11, 2022

Julie Lutz, Ph.D. Chief Operating Officer of Eastern Suffolk BOCES, discusses the future of education on Long Island. Download the presentation slides here.