BREAKING NEWS: Rep. Peter King won’t seek re-election

County Legislature approves $3.56 billion budget

The Nassau County Legislature approved County Executive Laura Curran’s proposed $3.56 billion 2020 budget on Oct. 28, on a vote of 17-2, two days before the Oct. 30 deadline. Republican legislators …

Superheroes touch down at Forest Lake

Justice was preserved at Forest Lake Elementary School in Wantagh on Oct. 30 as the Nassau County Police Department brought a little… backup. Students lined up outside and awaited the arrival of …

Seaford nurse caught in NUMC drug sting

By TIMOTHY DENTON A Seaford nurse was arrested late last month in conjunction with a scheme that was meant to defraud Medicare and Medicaid of more than $800 …

Bilotta Named Small Business Person of Year

Nick Bilotta, owner of Final Touch Auto Collision, is not from Seaford, nor does he live there. But his business sits on Merrick Road just west of Seaford Avenue. Bilotta, 29, has only been a part of …

Seafordite finds himself through the arts

The alarm sounded while the sky was still dark. The cold Manhattan air whipped the back of Richie Dupkin’s neck as he sipped his coffee and headed out of his building to wait on line at another …


Making room for mental health in schools

"I’m going trick-or-treating with Freddy Brown this Halloween dressed as Chucky.” I said this to my mom as I left my therapist’s office at the Bio Behavioral Institute in Great Neck.


Americans are underserved, not overtaxed

In November 2017, President Trump proclaimed that Americans “are the most heavily taxed people in the world.” As an applause line it was an instant winner, and the president has continued to use it ever since, to thunderous ovations.


Nassau should take the Climate Smart Pledge

The greatest long-term threat to Nassau County may not be property taxes. It’s likely the climate crisis. That’s why we were surprised that the county hasn’t signed the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Climate Smart Communities Pledge.