The North Shore feasts it up with St. Rocco

For 43 years, Glen Cove has been the home of the Feast of St. Rocco’s, a celebration of Italian-American heritage. The five-day event, which locals describe as the largest annual event in Glen …

Pastors look back on 40 years of faith

Last Friday, the pastors of Iglesia Ciudad de Refugio, the Revs. Juanita and Jose Lopez, celebrated the 40 years they have spent ministering at …

Accent on the Home to close after 30 years

Since news broke that longtime gift and furniture store, Accent on the Home, would be closing its doors once its inventory had been sold off, shoppers have flocked downtown to bid the establishment …

Shot Callers win softball championships

The Shot Callers, one of Glen Cove’s four women’s softball teams, are the champions of the summer season. Last Wednesday, they went up against the K.C. Gallaghers in the finals, ultimately …

New bills support treatment access for substance abusers in Nassau County

A year after losing her son, Timothy, to a heroin overdose in August 2009, Teri Kroll, of Lindenhurst, was introduced to then 16-year-old Josh Lafazan through mutual friends on Long Island’s …

Editorial

Online sales tax would aid small businesses

Thanks to a 5-4 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in June, states are now allowed to mandate the collection of state sales tax on items purchased online from out-of-state retailers. Passing such a measure in New York, with certain stipulations, would benefit small businesses of all types.

Christopher Capece

Multifamily housing is right for Long Island

Since the 1960s, there has been a raging debate about the proper place of multifamily housing on Long Island. Opponents warn of “Queens creep,” implying . . .

Randi Kreiss

Breathing hard, and moisturizing, in northern California

Not every weekly newspaper has a foreign correspondent, and we don’t, either. So, I bring to you, at my expense, a firsthand account of a summer in the wilds of northern California.

Alfonse D'Amato

Is the economic news too fit to print?

America’s premier newspaper, The New York Times, prides itself on its commitment to reporting “All the News That’s Fit to Print.” But it seems the good U.S. economic news today is . . .