Good afternoon. We’ve had a busy four days participating in the coverage of Irene. That said, we have been commenting on the storm and its impact. Here’s a digest of opinion content published since Sunday: Editorials Get used to warnings, New York, Sunday, Aug. 28 Climate change may continue to… Read More →
While New York City got so much of the attention, it was the northern suburbs that sustained the lion’s share of the local damage from Irene. With the benefit of hindsight, do you think better planning and development might have made for less damage? Tell us what you think: With… Read More →
Now that tropical storm Irene, formerly a hurricane, has moved on, what do you think of the performance of public safety and emergency workers?
President Barack Obama warned Friday that Hurricane Irene may be an “extremely dangerous and costly storm” and that all indications point to it being a “historic hurricane.” Are you preparing? Let us know: Is your family taking any special precautions in advance of Hurricane Irene?
Here’s a look at today’s opinion content: The earthquake and Hurricane Irene: Editorial We comment on the weird week in tectonics and meteorolgy. Tuesday’s earthquake, which did cause some damage in Washington, D.C. and Virginia, was not really comparable to the major earthquakes our friends in California experience. Hurricane Irene,... Read More →
Former Gov. George E. Pataki, a Peekskill Republican who has considered running for national office in previous election cycles, is scheduled to attend a Republican picnic in Des Moines, Iowa on Saturday. Pataki is considering a bid for the Republican nomination in next year’s presidential election. Do you think he… Read More →
In the wake of the March earthquake that devastated Japan, the Editorial Board hosted Lynn Sykes and Klaus Jacob, both retired professors and seismologists affiliated with Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in Palisades. The Editorial Spotlight discussion focused on he Indian Point nuclear power plant in Buchanan. Sykes and Jacob… Read More →
Good Wednesday morning. Here’s a look at opinion content published today in The Journal News. Deportation policy: Editorial We comment on the Obama administration’s decision to change the way illegal aliens are targeted for deportation. We write: … The common-sense change will cheer those who have called for more fairness… Read More →
The tenth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks is weeks away. We’re preparing special coverage that will begin a week prior to the anniversary and will include a special section that pays tribute to Lower Hudson Valley victims and their families. We do, however, want to hear from you. As… Read More →
Rep. Nan Hayworth, R-Mount Kisco, defeated a two-term incumbent in November, helping the GOP gain a majority in the House. She has been in the thick of her chamber’s summer battles with the Obama administration. Hayworth discusses the issues on Editorial Spotlight at 11 a.m. Thursday. To watch the Editorial… Read More →