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Did the 'Melk Man' Learn to Cheat at Stuyvesant High School?

Alan Singer | Posted 10.20.2012 | Education
Alan Singer

Why is it cheating to copy homework or send your friends a text of the test, but not cheating to review the test questions over and over again with a paid tutor in advance?

Moogy Klingman Passes

Michael Sigman | Posted 01.16.2012 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

Mark "Moogy" Klingman passed away last night after a long, brave bout with cancer. You may not have heard his name, but you have heard, and enjoyed, his music.

Cheating On The SATs: A Family Dinner Table Talk

Posted 11.30.2011 | Parents

Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: This week, students from Great Neck, New York who attend one of the top high sc...

A Context for Cheating: Great Neck, USA

Carol Smaldino | Posted 11.28.2011 | Education
Carol Smaldino

Anyone who lives in this neck of the woods, the "great" neck so to speak, knows just how huge the competition and pressures are to get into college, let alone the college of one's choice.

Cops: Maid Claims She Kidnapped Baby Because Parents 'Just Don't Have Time For Her'

AP | Posted 10.26.2011 | Crime

GREAT NECK, N.Y. (AP / The Huffington Post) -- A Nassau County judge has ordered a housekeeper held without bail on charges that she kidnapped her for...

'Hairspray' Star Now Works At A Shoe Store

aol.com | Posted 09.10.2011 | Celebrity

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Moogy's Gotta Have Friends

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

You got to have friends/To make that day last long Mark Klingman isn't a household name. But the terrific singer/songwriter/keyboardist/producer know...

A Hotel, a Phone Number and a Son

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Sigman

The 15 Penn Plaza plan will bring down the legendary Hotel Pennsylvania. The hotel, built in 1919, has a rich history, an essential part of which is bound up with my father's first hit as a songwriter.

Capturing the Friedmans Dad Was My Unforgettable Teacher: Apply His Classroom Lessons to Set His Son Free

Perry Binder | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Perry Binder

Intellectually, I know you cannot separate the person from the teacher. For me, it is contradictory and maddening that Mr. Friedman provided meaningful guidance to countless students.

Can America Again Become An Imagine-Nation?

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Sigman

You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus. -- Mark Twain A woman I once worked with believed in a world in which everyone ...

Mitch Leff of Great Neck: One Girl's Story About Getting Involved With a Man Who's "Separated - Divorce Pending"

Karen Salmansohn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karen Salmansohn

As you might know, dating sites all have an option: "separated." Should dating sites allow people who are "separated - divorce pending" to date?

Mitch Leff of Great Neck: From IVF To MIA In Under A Month

Karen Salmansohn | Posted 06.01.2011 | Books
Karen Salmansohn

If you've read my story, you know a lot has transpired in the last few months I never would have guessed. Because some of what's been reported is completely false, I'm writing this article now, to tell my story.

Albert Einstein Photo A Long Island Collector's Prize

Newsday | CHRISTINA HERNANDEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

He's sticking his tongue out in a gesture to "all of humanity." In Albert Einstein's own words, that was the message behind his playful expression, ca...

'67 At 60

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Sigman

It wasn't your typical high school reunion. When members of the Great Neck South Class of '67 converged to celebrate our 60th reunion, something profound also happened. At least I think it did.