Fear and mayhem on Long Island's roads

I used to be mildly annoyed, now I hope I don't get killed by a reckless driver.

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We need to do more to protect workers

Buffalo grocery store shooting shows yet again that essential employees are at risk.

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Bringing offshore wind power to the grid

Developing a planned transmission system will reduce costs and environmental impacts.

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Adoption or abortion: A teen decision

Those facing this situation deserve mercy, compassion, and the freedom to choose.

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An American Norexit? Time for a red-blue debate

Some say the answer is more states' rights.  

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Eliminate cost-sharing for adult vaccines

Raising vaccination rates is critical as the U.S. population continues to age.

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Reliving the Island Trees book ban

Forty years after its resolution, censorship and intolerance rise again.

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We need new laws for driving while drugged

State Legislature must address dangers posed by legalization of marijuana.

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Increasingly deadly toll of fentanyl

Protecting our kids means education, counseling, and naloxone distribution.

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Living life while living with epilepsy

I am devastated for the LaPenna family.

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A voyage of exploration and discovery

LI Regeneron winner writes about her passion for mathematics and biology.

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Students should be taught about debt

Learning about personal finance early will help families make difficult decisions.

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Misguided views of critical race theory

False definitions inflame passions and divide religious and civil communities.

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Businesses must strive for worker safety — and be accountable for inaction

COVID made going to work riskier than ever, particularly for essential workers.

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Interfaith call to confront hate on LI

On Holocaust Remembrance Day, LIers should be beacons of light and love.

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Don't let LIPA deal destroy our library

We need an additional payment to ensure that our much-needed programs survive.

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NY consumers need protections

Unlike most other states, New York does not ban unfair business practices.

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The liberal myth of promoting diversity

There can be no diversity without a diversity of ideas.

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We must do more to help the Ukrainians

My visit and work there made clear that they need our support to survive the war.

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The case for a people impact statement

Government should be forced to weigh how its actions affect the working poor.

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Ukraine's kids need safety, comfort — and answers

A church sends clothing, diapers and women's toiletries to families who've fled the fighting.

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Moment of reckoning on public safety 

State leaders must act to stem the pandemic of violence in our streets 

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Koppelman's legacy stretches across LI

When will we heed his warnings about the worst excesses of our suburbia?

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Leave criminal justice reforms alone

Gov. Hochul's proposed changes won't work and will make New York less fair

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I pray for the children of Ukraine

They were my students in Dnipro, now I help them as refugees in Poland

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Plastic reduction too important to rush

It's time to modernize the "Bottle Bill," which has not been updated in decades.

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Break the police unions' grip on power

Suffolk County and state officials must act to end unethical campaign contributions.

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Eviction legislation should be rejected

State bill would hurt homeowners and prevent creation of affordable housing.

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Cancer goals would be a giant leap

To successfully treat everyone, we need to diversify participation in clinical trials.

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Culture shift needed to increase recycling

State lawmakers should improve the "Bottle Bill" and pass other measures.

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Climate change threat from plastic

It releases greenhouse gases throughout its life, threatening our collective future.

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Critical thinking skills are vital for students

Being able to fairly evaluate different perspectives is crucial for democracy.

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