Robert Costello

Robert Costello serves as professor and chair of criminal justice at Nassau Community College. He welcomes feedback at

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The Transformation Of College

College is a process of personal transformation requiring you to move beyond our transactional culture.



Visioning Comes Into Focus

No matter how beautiful the renderings, and entrancing the visions, and clever the concepts, there were two worms in the apple. Traffic and parking. Those are...

Hit Records: Milestones Reached By Ballplayers This Season

The Major League Baseball season is a long, arduous journey from chilly spring baseball, through sweltering summer games and finally into frosty October nights....

Cheap Trick: Not Quite A Comeback

What is it about Cheap Trick that’s allowed this quartet to endure four plus decades? The simple combination of hooks, harmonies and fat riffs...

Code Red For County’s Finances

Nassau County, one of the nation’s richest areas, faces a poor fiscal prognosis. That was the blunt message from county Comptroller Jack Schnirman in the...

Islanders Prep For Final Season In Nassau

Should everything go according to plan, the New York Islanders will soon have a new ownership team to accompany its new locale. Subject to National...