Hundreds celebrate Bayville’s centennial

When Bayville became an incorporated village on March 26, 1919, the entire population may not have been as large as the crowd at an event held in St. Gertrude’s Parish Hall last Saturday. Spirits …

Bayville students best the Big Bad Wolf

Kindergartners and second-graders at Bayville Primary School joined forces for a fun STEAM-themed project on March 28 and 29. In an activity designed by kindergarten teacher Kelsey Burns and …

Councilman criticized for alleged anti-trans tweet

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Steve Labriola faced backlash Monday after he took to Twitter to voice his opinion on United Airlines’ new gender option, which allows flyers to identify as non-binary …

Lawmakers seek help for small businesses

The members of the State Senate unanimously voted in favor of two bills on March 7 that could, if passed by the Assembly and signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, assist small business owners. One bill would …

Locust Valley children use teamwork to catch a leprechaun

Leprechauns, a ubiquitous symbol of St. Patrick’s Day, are capricious creatures known for making mischief and guarding pots of gold at the end of rainbows. According to legend, if you catch one, …

Editorial

GOP is hardly Rooseveltian on conservation

Nassau County’s most famous Republican, President Theodore Roosevelt, dedicated much of his life to preserving nature. During his time in the White House, the Oyster Bay resident . . .

Op-Ed

Birth Justice Warriors fight for healthy moms and babies

In the modern world we live in, in the richest country in the world and in one of the wealthiest areas of that country, you’d think that Nassau County’s expectant and new mothers, along with their babies, would get the best care in the world. You’d be wrong.

Op-Ed

Catholics must speak up to end abuse

When I see stories of sexual abuse by clergy members, I’m often angry with many people. Mostly, I’m angry with those who allowed the abuse to go on uninterrupted for years . . .

Op-Ed

We’ve got a plan to make L.I. commuters’ lives easier

For far too long, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has been a faceless organization, with Long Island Rail Road riders paying for overpriced tickets while receiving subpar service. For years, over 300,000 daily LIRR riders . . .

Editorial

No matter the desperation, suicide isn’t the answer

When anyone, especially a teenager, dies by suicide, it is difficult to comprehend. We see the person, seemingly vibrant, alive, and we wonder how . . .