District 13 trustee to step down after controversial comments

School District 13 Board of Education Trustee Vinny Pandit has tendered his resignation after a series of controversial comments he made on Facebook regarding the Long Island Hispanic community. …

Election 2019

Donald Clavin declares victory over Laura Gillen in Town of Hempstead supervisor race

Donald Clavin declared victory over Laura Gillen in the race for Town of Hempstead supervisor Tuesday night. Gillen was seeking a second term and has not conceded the race.

Madeline Singas wins big in Nassau County D.A.'s race

With 54 percent of voting precincts reporting, Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas declared victory over her challenger, Francis McQuade. At press time, Singas had collected nearly 73,000 …

Democrats take over the Glen Cove City Council

It’s a clean sweep for the Democrats in Glen Cove. The six candidates, which include incumbent Councilwoman Marsha Silverman, have taken hold of the Republican led council. The new council members …

Republicans maintain a stronghold in the Town of Oyster Bay

Joseph Saladino, 57, of Massapequa, a former 13-year State Assemblyman, has captured Oyster Bay’s supervisor race once again. Originally appointed in February 2017 to lead a town suffering from a …

Editorial

Nassau should take the Climate Smart Pledge

The greatest long-term threat to Nassau County may not be property taxes. It’s likely the climate crisis. That’s why we were surprised that the county hasn’t signed the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Climate Smart Communities Pledge.

Editorial

Shop locally to preserve our downtowns

The Nassau County Council of Chambers of Commerce hosted its 35th annual Businessperson of the Year and Legislative Breakfast on Oct. 18, and 36 small-business owners were recognized for the contributions they make to their communities.

Randi Kreiss

The family survey: Proceed at your own risk

Almost before I was out of my doctor’s office, an email popped up on my phone asking me to take a brief survey, prodding and probing my experience, taking the vitals of my medical encounter.

Op-Ed

To those who have borne the battle, we owe honor

Veterans Day is our opportunity to publicly recognize and express our appreciation for those who have served in the nation’s armed forces. It is the day that evolved from Armistice Day . . .

Op-Ed

Making room for mental health in schools

"I’m going trick-or-treating with Freddy Brown this Halloween dressed as Chucky.” I said this to my mom as I left my therapist’s office at the Bio Behavioral Institute in Great Neck.

Jerry Kremer

Show us the money

When government officials promote their programs, they attach a cost to them, and in many cases the numbers and the claims don’t add up. We call it fuzzy math.