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President Obama yesterday issued orders to close the controversial Guantanamo Bay military prison that houses the plotters of the Sept. 11 attacks - sparking outrage from families of World Trade Center victims.
Despite coming of age at a time of war and during one of the worst economic downturns in American history, many Long Island high school students seem resoundingly optimistic about the "audacity of hope" Barack Obama brings to the presidency.
They came this time in twos and threes, with spouses, children and grandchildren, with small groups of friends — all in the hope of sending a message that American Jews stand with Israel in its battle with Hamas, the faction of Islamic militants that rules Gaza.
President Bush and Barack Obama plan to tag-team a reluctant Congress into releasing the second half of the $700 billion federal rescue package without strings attached.
To his supporters, the most visible legacy in New York of George W. Bush's presidency isn't easily detected by the naked eye but made all the difference in protecting the public in the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in Manhattan.
The nursery was decorated, the tiny dresses were hung, and the baby already had a name: Madeleine. After 11 years of marriage and 17 years as a couple, Richard May and Kelli Montgomery of Austin were elated to become parents.
Recently, a dinner was hosted by the Nassau County Police Reserves at The Westbury Manor. All Nassau police officers who served on active military duty since 9/11/01 were honored. The program listed at least 75 federal, state, district, county, city and village officers who served in this war on terror in the state and federal military forces.