From school board elections to breastfeeding in hospitals, from the presidential election to the Newtown tragedy, Town of Oyster Bay had plenty to say on local and global issues in 2012.
As part of our year-end look at the top stories of 2012, here's our list of top ten blogs from this past year.
Talking to Your Children About the Tragedy in Connecticut
Rabbi David Ross Senter passed on blessings and advice in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting.
Boobies for Babies
Kristen Ferrari took on New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's apparent quest to encourage breastfeeding in hospitals.
Josh Lafazan Running for the Syosset School Board
18-year-old Josh Lafazan brought readers through his campaign for a seat on the Syosset Board of Education, a seat he later won.
Political Babel: Mourning the Loss of Diversity
Rabbi Irwin Huberman used the story of Babel to examine how people characterized figures of the presidential elections.
How Double-Blind Studies Sell Acupuncture Short
Acupuncturist Adam Cantor set up shop in Glen Head in September, and his first blog explained how routine Western medical studies fail to accurately represent a treatment perfected through centuries of practice.
Stephen Labate and Rep. Steve Israel chronicled their campaigns against one another. Labate was critical of Israel's policies and voting record while Israel shed light on issues like taxpayer-supported lobbyists.
What was your favorite blog post of 2012? Tell us in the comments!