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Dobie: Slow and steady really does win
Gnawing problems often resist instant fixes. But grinding persistence can generate change.
Family Hanukkah traditions live on for generations
My earliest Hanukkah memories go back to my childhood in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, in the 1960s.
Millennials' election dilemma
Millennial voters will play a key role in this election, since if they stay home, Democrats are likely to lose.
Podcast: Newsday and Levittown
Archives help tell how the paper and the development grew up together.View
What we learned from the Afghanistan documents
Here are experts' key takeaways on the war.
For rural and underserved communities, stop blocking care
The path to improving care in rural and underserved communities is to get out of the way of people qualified to deliver care.
How to ruin Christmas in 12 easy steps
There always are a few jokers with a knack for ruining everyone’s good cheer.
See Matt Davies' latest cartoon
Matt Davies is Newsday Opinion's cartoonist.View
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.
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.