When Al Gore’s supporters blamed a third-party candidate, Ralph Nader, for his narrow defeat by George W. Bush in the 2000 presidential election, the renowned consumer advocate quipped that Mr. Gore had taken votes away from him.
Democrats didn’t find Mr. Nader’s rejoinder very funny. READ
Your article last week, “Mixed bag of opinions,” ended with a call for your readers to “weigh in.” Your use of these two words reminded me that although I’ve been bringing my own bags to the grocery store for many years, a stumbling block each time I shop is the issue of plastic produce bags.
Scanning the headlines of this week’s News-Review you’ll likely notice that two types of stories appear throughout.
While cutting a lawn in Ridge last Tuesday, Julio Aceituno-Perez, a landscaper from Flanders, was struck by a 2005 Cadillac driven by Brianna Hassett, 24, of Wading River.
Wading River Creek has caused nothing but problems since a narrow and impractical window for dredging was instituted by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to protect the piping plover population.
Hang on to those nickels and dimes that slide their way under the couch cushions. In 2018, they’ll come in handy at the grocery store.
During one of the worst tragedies in our nation’s history, hundreds of men and women — firefighters, police officers and volunteers — ran into harm’s way, demonstrating courage that continues to inspire 15 years after 9/11. READ
I was in the early stages of a fantasy football draft when I first noticed the code red alert at the top of the television screen: It called for all of Suffolk County to be evacuated.
My first reaction was: “This can’t be true.”