Long Island reacts to Cuomo's pot announcement

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran said she does not see many communities supporting the recreational use of marijuana, which Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Dec. 17 he would seek to legalize and …

Defying age, one ‘yes’ at a time

According to former advertising executive David Wiseltier, “The word ‘yes’ is the key to creativity.” He shared that piece of advice at the Glen Cove Senior Center on Dec. 17 during a program …

Fire destroys Sagamore Hill’s Visitor Center

Kelley Fuhrman, the superintendent at the Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, the one-time Oyster Bay home of President Theodore Roosevelt, has seen many fires in his lifetime. A wildland …

Reappointment of attorney draws backlash

City attorney Charles McQuair, a Republican, will resume his duties as counsel for the City of Glen Cove after members voted 5 to 2 in favor of his reappointment on Dec. 27. Mayor Tim Tenke and …

G.C. schools upping security with vestibules

One of the Glen Cove Board of Education’s focuses over the past two years has been taking further actions to enhancing the safety of the district’s students and faculty. The board’s hard work …

Pre-council:

Glen Cove Councilman Michael Zangari resigns

A letter was read at Tuesday night’s pre-council meeting saying that City Councilman Michael Zangari was resigning from his position “effective immediately” as a result of a medical …

A feast full of history at Garvies Point Museum and Preserve in Glen Cove

Hidden in the woodlands of Glen Cove, visitors wandered the grounds of Garvies Point Museum and Preserve during the annual Native American Feast last Saturday. Each year, the weekend before …

Editorial

Earth to America: Climate change is real

Among the most urgent issues of 2018 was, undoubtedly, the climate — as in the Earth’s temperature over time. It has slowly but steadily been rising for decades, in direct proportion to . . .

Scott Brinton

Trump’s border wall math doesn’t add up

At least the federal government’s Santa tracker remained after a partial government shutdown last week, forced by President Trump’s stubborn insistence that Congress allocate $5 billion in funding for his wall to separate the United States and Mexico.

Randi Kreiss

Shut the door on 2018. Nail that sucker shut.

We aren’t so much leaping into the New Year as we are fleeing the old one.

Editorial

Stamping out vaping among teens

Vaping gets its name from the cloud of water vapor that e-cigarettes produce, and it has become wildly popular among teenagers who believe it’s harmless. It’s not. In fact . . .

OBITUARY

Catherine Elizabeth Capobianco

Catherine Elizabeth Capobianco peacefully passed away Dec. 11, 2018 in her home, just weeks away from her 92nd birthday. Alternatively known as Kate, Mommy, Nana, and Aunt Kate, she will be deeply …