City Council mulls budget, vacation issues

There was a discussion at the Glen Cove City Pre-Council meeting on Aug. 21 regarding the approval of transferring more than $52,000 to the city’s pedestrian improvement and Western Gateway …

Mayor Tenke not alone in paycheck error

After holding a news conference outside City Hall at the end July, Glen Cove City Mayor Timothy Tenke called for the resignation of the City Controller Sandra Clarson after her office disclosed …

Night of solace and unity

Aug. 4 was a somber Sunday across the U.S., when nine people died in a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio, just hours after 22 people died in another shooting in El Paso, Texas. Jennie Rosado, who …

'She empowered us all'

Inside Glen Cove’s Garcia Muay Thai gym, owner Anthony Garcia, 45, pushes his students to reach ever-higher levels of athleticism and fitness. Garcia said that he has a good eye for talent, and one …

Glen Cove becomes a Purple Heart City

In a celebration outside City Hall, Glen Cove Mayor Timothy Tenke formally declared Glen Cove A Purple Heart City on Aug. 7. According to the Military Order of The Purple Heart, the status serves as …

Public to vote on new Glen Cove school bond in October

The tension was evident during a Glen Cove City School District Board of Education meeting on May 22, when several attendees urged the trustees to draft a new school-infrastructure-improvement bond. …

Glen Cove leaders receive Girl Scout honors

During its 27th Annual Adults Recognition Awards Ceremony at LIU Post in June, the Girl Scouts of Nassau County presented awards to a pair of Glen Covers who have devoted much of their lives to the …

Editorial

Tone down the rhetoric — and pass tougher gun laws

In the wake of the country’s three most recent mass shootings, one of which has been classified as a hate crime, a conversation about white supremacy has entered the national narrative.

Op-Ed

Be alert to elder abuse

Every June 15 we commemorate World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. It is important that we speak openly about elder abuse, because it is a hidden crime that most Americans are reluctant to talk about or even acknowledge.

Randi Kreiss

Aunt Ada’s notes from Paris, August 1945

I never knew why my husband’s Aunt Ada went into the Army during World War II, but my hunch is that the family thought it might tame her wild ways.

Op-Ed

Be ready when the next hurricane hits

With the anxiety of Superstorm Sandy never far from our minds, Long Islanders have watched painfully familiar scenes unfold across the South, the mid-Atlantic and the Caribbean over the past two years . . .