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Schools Lack Accountability
August 29, 2001
School is beginning all over America. For the first time, students are beginning pre-school, kindergarten, first grade, middle school, first year high school, first year college and first year graduate school. These beginnings are unique ...
How To Achieve Fair and Equitable Property Assessment
August 28, 2001
On Long Island, real estate matters are of primal concern...from the preservation of land to the rights of ownership. But in light of the fiscal crisis that has debilitated Nassau County, and the property tax ...
POETRY CONTEST WINNER
August 27, 2001
Meet our poetry contest winner, Emily Taylor. She wrote this poem with fun on her mind. It made us all smile. We hope it makes you smile as well. Enjoy. The Race" One fine day ...
Don't Stop Now
August 26, 2001
OK, here it is the end of the summer and you are feeling good about yourself, finally! Don't think you can let up, or "cheat". Remember this is no diet, this is your new lifestyle! ...
SINUSES ACTING UP AGAIN?.." by S.Ferzola RPh
August 25, 2001
Sinusitis is an infection in the lining of the sinuses. Sinuses are air spaces in the bones that are behind and above the nose. The sinuses most often affected are in the forehead above the ...
Battlin' Billy's Back!!
August 24, 2001
On August 22, the New York Islanders announced the return of Islander Legend Billy Smith, who will be the team's new goalie coach and replace Mike Palmateer. Billy Smith is a Long Island Legend who ...
The Teenage Exodus
August 23, 2001
The teenage exodus from home is escalating. A growing number of teenagers are leaving home before they can be self-sufficient, reasonably independent and successful.
Where are they leaving to? Some are moving in ...
August 17, 2001
Information About Osteoporosis from S.Ferzola, RPh. OSTEOPOROSIS IS PREVENTABLE, EVEN WHEN IT RUNS IN FAMILIES. The best way to prevent osteoporosis is to begin early -- in childhood. Adults who start out with denser bones ...
College Is Not Summer Camp
August 16, 2001
Time is running out. Summer vacation is almost over. Some of us are getting ready to send a son or daughter off to college for his or her first year. The chaos is outrageous.
Volunteer to Increase Your Circle of Contacts
By Debra Scala Giokas
August 15, 2001
One of my favorite Ralph Waldo Emerson poem's is about success. One of his definitions is to "leave the world a better place...by a redeemed social condition." We all know that there are many worthwhile ...
SELF-DELUSION, HALLUCINATION, EVIL NANNIES, AND EXISTENTIALISM
August 13, 2001
by Ben Kenigsberg In a way, a film like The Curse of the Jade Scorpion provides more insight into Woody Allen than a film like Deconstructing Harry ...
What is Auto Racing and its different levels...
August 13, 2001
Hi and welcome to the first installment of my weekly column here at LongIsland.com. Since Auto Racing is not a well known in the New York Metro area, I'm here to clear up some preconceived ...
Identify Job Candidates Who Can Deliver Superior Performance BEFORE Candidates are Hired
August 12, 2001
How many times has a company hired a job candidate who looks great on paper and aces the interview, only to see the new hire fail on the job? Why do people with terrific credentials ...
Take the Itch Out Of Summer
August 10, 2001
BE PREPARED FOR SUMMER FUN Well it's here...summer that is. Weather previously had been a warm spring so to speak as we have been very lucky with a lack of heat and humidity usually associated ...
Defiance Versus Accountability
August 09, 2001
It is apparent that a growing amount of adolescents are engaging in rather outrageous social behavior. An increasing number of junior high school students are cutting school at will, smoking pot, never mind cigarettes, and ...
HOW TO DELIVER A SUCCESSFUL SPEECH...
August 09, 2001
At one time or another, we all need to speak in public. Whether you speak before three people or a room of 200, the most important thing to remember when speaking in public is "be ...
Death Care II: Pre-Arranging a Funeral
August 07, 2001
By Jo Pettit Show me the manner in which a nation or a community cares for its dead and I will measure with mathematical exactness the tender mercy of its people, their respect for the ...
The Three Major Treatment Approaches of Psychologists
August 04, 2001
The majority of people have perceptions of psychologists that stem from movies and television programs. The earlier representation of psychologists and psychiatrists was modeled on the early 1900 Freudian psychoanalysts. Everyone thought that psychol
Breaking the Cycle of Destruction
August 01, 2001
Summer days can be the best of times and the worst of times. As most of us settle in for a more relaxed schedule and a casual approach to life, those of us raising teenagers ...
'PLANET OF THE APES'; 'GHOST WORLD'
July 30, 2001
by Ben Kenigsberg Tim Burton has always been more of an expressionist than a conventional filmmaker. The images he's conjured -- a hermit with an unkempt beehive 'do and scissors for hands; an ...