10/25/14 2:00pm
BOB DeSTEFANO

BOB DeSTEFANO

It’s October, which means golfers start looking for warmer weather to enjoy their game. This year was no exception — the 27th straight year that a group of 12 to 20 Island guys have extended their season by going to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (more…)

10/24/14 2:00pm
COURTESY ILLUSTRATION

COURTESY ILLUSTRATION

In March 1968, a prize-winning novelist and freelance journalist named Jeremy Larner signed on as a principal speechwriter for Senator Eugene McCarthy’s insurgent campaign against the reigning president, Lyndon B. Johnson. (more…)

10/12/14 8:00am
KARL GROSSMAN

KARL GROSSMAN

I should have been suspicious last month driving into a gas station off the Long Island Expressway to fill up. I’d written a column in May about the effort of Suffolk County Legislator Jay Schneiderman (I-Montauk), who represents the Island, to require gas stations to make clearer the difference between the cash and credit prices of the fuel they sell. (more…)