The story's hero is Jimmy Rodriguez, who receives a pile of presents for his fifth birthday party at home in Havana. The next day, for reasons Jimmy doesn't understand, he's whisked off to the United States by parents fleeing Cuba.
My Turn: Practice makes recipes perfect -- or not
This essay was inspired by a recent conversation with my friend Pam from San Gusme, Italy, about my polenta biscotti ...
The Column: Alexa's got me singing a different tune
It is true that people worry "virtual assistants" like Alexa and her competitors lurk forever in snoop-mode. News articles advise consumers to be careful.
Ask the Expert: More information about aggregating RMDs
It's important to check the RMD rules for each type of retirement account you own.
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Sharing hearts and minds: Program links elderly, youth
Every day, the Hearts & Minds Activity Center in San Jose, California, brings together old and young people with the idea that each generation has something to offer the other.
The family connection: LIers make 'long-distance' work
Long Islanders with adult children and grandchildren residing beyond the metropolitan region are part of a national trend.
My Turn: Love of horses finally gets free rein
Growing up in Mineola in the 1970s, I was horse crazy. I don’t remember when it happened, but I begged ...
Ask the Expert: Postponing RMDs when you're working
Older employees can often qualify to postpone RMDs from their current employer's tax-deferred retirement plan.
Jill on Money: Money goals to strive for in 2020
I'll leave you to deal with your goals around diet and exercise -- and instead focus on three financial to-dos for this year.
World War II vets vividly recall Battle of the Bulge
Seventy-five years ago they fought the Germans, frostbite and Hitler's desperate gamble to change the tide of World War II.
At LIRR station, renovations come with a slice of nostalgia
Sag Harbor artist Roy Nicholson's recently completed third installation at Hicksville station complements his previous works there based on the area's landscape, circa the 1800s.