LI college students offer advice for studying abroad
Students back from Europe, Australia and Asia share what they wish they'd known before they left.
God Squad: Questions about God and the meaning of life
In honor of the start of school, I want to renew my invitation to answer high school students' questions about ...
10 things LI teachers wish parents knew
From the benefits of playing Yahtzee to understanding that a school day is like a Broadway show.
God Squad: What's the purpose and power of prayer?
The best definition of prayer I know comes from a Mary Oliver poem in her book "Thirst."
Asking the Clergy: How do you attract new members?
Americans are increasingly leaving organized religion, according to recent studies. A Pew Research Center survey, for instance, found that religiously ...
Come to your senses at LI's sensory gardens
See, hear, touch, smell and even taste your way around these spaces to become more attuned with nature -- and yourself.
God Squad: Does reincarnation align with Christianity, Judaism?
Both Judaism and Christianity believe in a doctrine that is quite challenging compared with reincarnation. That belief is resurrection of the dead.
How to decide if you should buy or rent
Deciding whether to rent or buy is a multipronged decision, especially in the expensive Long Island market.
How to attract hummingbirds to your LI garden
Native hummingbirds, which range in size from 3 to 5 inches long and nest in trees, require nectar from specific native plants. Here are some of their favorites.
Here's your calendar of August gardening chores
Here's what you need to do in the garden in August.