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. …

Historic brick structures in Sea Cliff landmarked

The Village of Sea Cliff board of trustees approved a recommendation by the Landmarks Preservation Commission on Dec. 10 to grant two buildings historic landmark status. The structures, which serve …

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 …


Glen Cove Senior Center celebrates 2019

Before the ball dropped in Times Square, seniors and residents rang in the new year early at the Glen Cove Senior Center’s annual New Year’s Eve luncheon on Dec. 31.Attendants and their …

Fire rips through Sagamore Hill Visitor Center on Christmas Eve

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.

Person of the Year

Glen Head’s undaunted activist

Of all of Agatha Nadel’s attributes, the one that is often overlooked is her prowess on the tennis court, her husband, Lloyd, said. “People may not know this about her, but she’s a …

County reassessment is a taxing situation

Sea Cliff Village Administrator Bruce Kennedy described a Dec. 5 Nassau County hearing on property-tax reassessment as “a mob scene.” Hundreds of residents crowded the halls of the Theodore …


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.


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 . . .