Gaughran notes progress on environment

State Sen. Jim Gaughran, a Democrat from Northport, held a town hall meeting at the Gold Coast Library in Glen Head on July 30, at which residents asked questions and offered comments on the …

Jim Phegley, Glen Cove pastor, retires after 30 years of service

Glen Cove has more than a dozen places of worship, reflecting the rich diversity of the city’s population. In a place with large churches such as St. Patrick’s and the Church of St. Rocco in busy …

'The best feast in the east' at St. Rocco's

Every summer, thousands of people from across Long Island and beyond make their way to Glen Cove for the Feast of St. Rocco. One of the North Shore’s most legendary events, guests were treated to …

Nassau officials urge residents to participate in 2020 census

“It is incredibly important that every single resident — every single person — who lives in Nassau County is counted in the 2020 census,” Nassau County Executive Laura Curran said at a news …

Locust Valley teacher from Sea Cliff is arrested in FBI sting

A former teaching assistant in the Locust Valley Central School District was arrested on July 24 in Melville after allegedly going to a hotel intending to have sex with a 13-year-old boy he met …

Community members seek repairs for Clifton Park

The largest park in all of Sea Cliff, Clifton Park, has been a focal point of the village’s rich history of baseball for decades. It has been home to hundreds upon hundreds of Little League games, …

‘We can’t lose this lot’

With a membership of about 2,000 seniors from all over the North Shore, the Glen Cove Senior Center plays an important role in the lives of the area’s elderly residents. It offers a lunch program, …

Editorial

Be prepared for the next Big One

In the movie “Jaws,” Amity Mayor Larry Vaughn said, “You yell ‘Barracuda!’ and everyone says, ‘Huh?’ You yell ‘Shark!’ and we’ve got a panic on our hands.” The same could be said of hurricanes.

Op-Ed

How do we keep young people on Long Island?

We are at a turning point on Long Island. The lasting impacts of the Great Recession and the student debt crisis are exacerbating the trend of young people struggling here and ultimately fleeing the area.

Scott Brinton

The gritty beauty of the organic farm

I remember hiking in 90-degree heat on a dusty but paved road, past fields of fruit trees and vegetable plants. Suddenly, my father-in-law pointed and said in Bulgarian that we should turn into a thicket.

Randi Kreiss

Buggy brilliance lights up the summer sky

We’re in the warm clutch of summer, when fireflies begin their dance through the deep velvet nights of June and early July. Summer in our villages and towns has to be held close and breathed in . . .