Karen Ruben

Karen Ruben

5 Articles

Fall getaway in the Catskills: Thomas Cole National Historic Site is Site #1 on the Hudson River

By Karen Rubin The first thing you notice about the Thomas Cole House, “Where American Art Was Born,” is the

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Viewpoint: Welcoming immigrants can light spark in U.S. economy

President Joe Biden has proclaimed June “National Immigrant Heritage Month.” It is most appropriate because June is also high school

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Tax cap bad news for school districts

The impacts of misguided governmental policies on public education were brought home at the Great Neck School board meeting, March

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In pursuit of a more perfection union in 2017

Women’s Equality Day was Aug. 26, the date in 1920 when the 19th Amendment won adoption, which prohibits states and

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3 Day Fall Getaway in the Catskills: Fairlawn Inn is Superb Hub for Exploring the Hudson River Valley

By Karen Rubin Two hundred years ago, Thomas Cole, the father of the Hudson River School art movement, sailed up

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