About two years ago this newspaper conducted a reader survey in which some of you told us one of the biggest improvements you’d like us to make is to hire someone capable of writing a humor column.
For me, this suggestion was no laughing matter. READ
He’s slower than a tortoise, scrawnier than a Williamsburg hipster and, even if he tried to leap a tall building in a single bound, his feet would barely leave the ground. Yet my 2 1/2-year-old son, Jackson, appears convinced he’s some sort of superhero these days. READ
It was an innocent question, I suppose, that I should have expected from someone in another country. Still, I was taken aback two weeks ago when I overheard the blackjack dealer at Casino de Montreal say the name Donald Trump. READ
There’s a scene late in the Academy Award-winning film “Spotlight” in which a reporter visits a courthouse to secure a document sure to break open The Boston Globe’s investigation into the Catholic Church’s cover-up of allegations that priests had molested children. READ
GoFundMe describes itself as the world’s number one personal fundraising site, with over $2 billion raised in its first five years in business.
It’s a crowdfunding source that has no doubt done a lot of good in our communities and elsewhere in the world. READ
I was speaking with students in Aquebogue Elementary School teacher Bob Shilling’s fourth-grade class last week when one boy asked how long I’ve been with the paper. READ
This Christmas, my wife bought me a Sega Genesis.
I had asked for it after feeling full of nostalgia seeing all the old sports games from my youth while peeking through the window of a retro video game store in Miller Place. READ
I’m a big fan of tipping. I feel it’s one small way to give back to folks who could really use the money — and the best way to get better service. READ