04/04/15 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Staff Reporter Julie Lane was named Writer of the Year by NYPA and took a first place prize for Coverage of the Environment.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Staff Reporter Julie Lane was named Writer of the Year by NYPA and took a first place prize for Coverage of the Environment.

A looming election in Dering Harbor to be followed soon after by the silly season attending most November campaigns typically takes us away from focusing on governing and turns to handicapping the horse race.

And who doesn’t love a good race? We get to engage in how realistic the claims of incumbents are as they take credit for every popular advancement the government has made, blame someone else for the failures and speak in glowing terms about plans for the future. (more…)

02/08/15 11:00am
KARL GROSSMAN

KARL GROSSMAN

After last year’s election campaign in Suffolk, a negative advertising slugfest, you would think that campaigning couldn’t get lower. (more…)