Gaughran sworn in as New York state senator

Jim Gaughran has talked about his plans for the North Shore, and now that he is officially a state senator, having been sworn into office by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Jan. 6, he is ready to get to work. …

Water feasibility study for Sea Cliff district coming soon

A feasibility study that would determine if a public entity could accommodate New York American ratepayers on the North Shore could be launched as early as next month, according to representatives …

In Sea Cliff, a chocolate shop with a conscience

As the drum of a chocolate machine whirred in the background, Terrence and Vlada Kenniff, of Glen Head, re-called brainstorming ideas for their wedding favors a decade ago. Hoping to diverge from the …

Glen Cove fitness honoree uses her winnings to the max

When Mary Stanco learned that she was voted the winner of her Max Challenge, a 10-week fitness program based around daily classes, she knew exactly where her winnings would go. Her sister, Donna …

Sea Cliff Village trustees discuss goals for the new year

As residents establish resolutions this month, elected leaders in Sea Cliff are also looking forward to the prospects the new year could bring. Members of the Board of Trustees touched on a variety …

Festival at North Shore High School helps frame a future in film

As Kevin Quinn looked over the rolling hills of Inis Mór, Ireland, tapering down to gray-sand beaches and veiled in a mist, his mind drifted back to the arts department at North Shore High School. …

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 …

Editorial

Challenges ahead for Democratic Senate

As New York Democrats look ahead to two years of majority control of the State Senate — and the Assembly and the governor’s mansion — they should also remember the past and learn from their predecessors’ mistakes.

Randi Kreiss

How well do you think you know your kids?

The operative word above is “think,” because no parent can ever know his or her child, especially during the firestorm known as adolescence.

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 . . .