Pipe project progresses

County seeking RFPs for aqueduct project connecting Bay Park to Cedar Creek

A county plan to use a 112-year-old aqueduct beneath Sunrise Highway to transport treated effluent eight miles from Bay Park to the Wantagh-Seaford border is on the cusp of becoming a reality.

Opening statements heard in Mangano/Veditto corruption trial

Opening arguments were heard on Wednesday in the corruption trial of Former Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and former Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto.


Hempstead town board hires private investigation firm

The Hempstead Town Board on Tuesday voted unanimously to hire a private investigative firm to look into potential conflicts of interest within the town attorney’s office.


Bellmorite to challenge Rice for congressional seat

A retired Nassau County corrections officer will challenge two-term Congresswoman Kathleen Rice for her 4 th District seat in the June Democratic Primary.

Two Kennedy students selected as Regeneron Scholars

Two John F. Kennedy High School students have been selected as Regeneron Science Scholars.

Fire commissioner races announced in the Bellmores

Hundreds of Bellmorites took to the polls on Dec. 12 to elect fire commissioners of the Bellmore and North Bellmore fire districts.

Bellmore’s Pollan named senior project manager

Brett Pollan, of Bellmore, has been named senior project manager at TripleCare, a national provider of telemedicine-based healthcare services to skilled nursing facilities.


After Parkland, the youth are leading change

"Why do we have to lead the change?” That was the question Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior Ryan Deitsch asked Sen. Marco Rubio at a town hall forum . . .

Jerry Kremer

There has to be a better way to treat immigrants

If you hang around Congress these days or happen to visit the White House, there are three words that you dare not utter. One is “obstruction,” another is “collusion” and, for some unexplained and sad reason, the latest dirty word in the Republican-controlled House and Senate is “immigrant.”

Alfonse D'Amato

Trump's first year ends where it should have started

The mad dash is on in Washington to enact a tax bill, and at the same time to pass a funding bill to keep the U.S. government open and functioning into the new year. How did we come to such a scrambled situation, in which these major issues are backed up against the clock ticking down toward 2018? As the saying goes, timing is everything.

Randi Kreiss

Puppy love touches the heart, and the purse

“Grandma ate rat poison.” That was the text my sister sent to her son. Anguished, he thought of his sick grandmother, who was living alone in Lynbrook. He ran for his car and called my sister on the way.