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Why Uncles Are The Absolute Best

Linda DeMers Hummel | Posted 08.15.2016 | Fifty
Linda DeMers Hummel

I was accorded several real uncles, who appeared automatically in my life the day I was born. But like most of the kids in my Long Island neighborhood in the 1950s, I was also entitled to other "uncles," not related to our family but connected in a way that was just as real.

Massapequa. Ever Heard of It?

Linda DeMers Hummel | Posted 08.07.2016 | New York
Linda DeMers Hummel

Sometimes I say, "I grew up in New York," but when you say it like that, you get, "Oh, Manhattan?" People think it's exotic to have grown up in New York City, where you never learn to swim or drive, and you're all blasé when you see Robert DiNiro strolling around your neighborhood.

Can Long Island Be Saved? Part III -- An Interview With Carl LoBue of The Nature Conservancy

Marshall Brown | Posted 07.17.2014 | New York
Marshall Brown

I first got to know Carl in August of 2012, shortly after founding Save The Great South Bay. We new that if The Great South Bay was to be saved, it was going to have to be through bringing science to the problem.

Can Long Island Be Saved? Part II

Marshall Brown | Posted 07.13.2014 | New York
Marshall Brown

The first of four public meetings scheduled this month on Long Island's water quality crisis was held Monday, May 12, 12-4 p.m. in the Nassau County L...

Woman Fears Husband Who Faked Own Death Is Out To Kill Her

Posted 08.07.2012 | Crime

The wife of a man who faked his own drowning off the coast of Long Island is asking for protection from her husband of 12 years because she fears migh...

In This Town, Your Messy Lawn Could Cost You $1,000

Posted 06.12.2012 | Money

Thinking about making cuts to your landscaping budget this summer? You might want to think again, at least if you're a resident of Massapequa, a New Y...