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Holiday Message 2009

December 21, 2009

I received a call from my son a few days ago and he suggested that I say something about the state of charitable organizations in my annual Holiday message. He…

Bring Maglev Back to Long Island- Op-Ed Newsday Dec 4, 2009

December 9, 2009

Two hundred-seventy mph was the reading on the digital speed indicator as we swiftly moved from Shanghai to the airport. We were riding the maglev in China. The maglev —…

Thanksgiving message 2009

November 22, 2009

Members and friends Being thankful for what I have has never been a reach for me. There are so many aspects of my life that I can appreciate. The negative…

Editorial- Town Hall meeting

October 11, 2009

Recently congressman Steve Israel convened a town hall meeting on healthcare reform. I had seen these meetings on television and was not surprised to see a large group of opponents…

3rd Annual Karaoke Night

October 1, 2009

Labor Day message 2009

September 4, 2009

Balance of powers The Soviet Union and the United States were always watchful and wary of each other, keeping all of us on our toes. The reason we did not…

July 4th Essay 2009

July 4, 2009

“The coward dies a thousand deaths, the brave man only once.” Oscar Wilde It makes me smile when I occasionally receive compliments for being outspoken on issues. The reason for…

Maglev interview from LOCALVIEWS

May 28, 2009

Here is a direct link to the Maglev Technology interview on LOCAL VIEWS with guest Ernie Fazio and Host Don Cantwell:    

Memorial Day 2009 — Essay by Ernie Fazio

May 25, 2009

Tommy was working as a night watchman when the city of New York was building a modern bridge across Jamaica Bay for the IND line He lived a few blocks…

“The suits” — An Essay — by Ernest Fazio

April 2, 2009

It was about 1964. I had been discharged from the Coast Guard a few years earlier, and I was now working in the construction department of what was then, the…

Maglev Amtrak: A Crucial Component in America’s Transport Fu

March 1, 2009

Martin Luther King Day Essay 2009

January 14, 2009

When Martin Luther King made his famous “I have Dream” speech even his most ardent supporters were wary that the dream he spoke of was going to be a long…