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How to ruin Christmas in 12 easy steps
There always are a few jokers with a knack for ruining everyone’s good cheer.
Don't rename Robert Moses State Park
The master builder was not always exemplary, but the greater issue is how to make infrastructure meet today's needs.
The Point: Decades of LI parking problems
The Point is Newsday's daily opinion newsletter.
Podcast: Newsday and Levittown
Archives help tell how the paper and the development grew up together.View
Happy with regular care at the Northport VA
Readers sound off on issues.
Give more and live with less this holiday season
To be truly grateful during the holiday season, accumulate less stuff and consciously use less of the things we forget we have.
Marshall: After criticism, Nassau exec's husband withdraws from MTA role
MTA officials earlier this week had defended the choice
See Matt Davies' latest cartoon
Matt Davies is Newsday Opinion's cartoonist.View
How to beat anti-vaxxers at their own game
Pro-vaccine forces must learn from the savvy media strategies that sold the public on vaccines in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Give Freeport arrest an impartial investigation
Reader letters to Newsday about an altercation in Freeport and efforts to protect New Yorkers from toxic chemicals
A challenging season for those with mental illness
The holidays are a perfect time to help fight mental health stigmas.
Awakening about discrimination is long overdue
Some good reforms are being considered in the wake of Newsday's "Long Island Divided" expose.