Taking town animal shelter to task

Capping a three-year-long, on-again, off-again effort by his department, Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman released a limited audit of the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter in Wantagh last week …

Nassau names 15 sites for early voting

State and local officials announced at a news conference last Friday the 15 locations in Nassau County that will be used as early-voting sites before the general election on Nov. 5. In January, the …

Pilot’s remains may be brother of Wantagh vet

Wantagh veteran Tom Mctigue is one of many who served in World War II and lost loved ones during the war. But Mctigue may have found his brother’s remains. For Mctigue, who celebrated his 92nd …

Bike biz booms with summer sun

In most locales, June is the month of weddings, graduations and Father’s Day. Long Island vegetable gardens boast newly sprouted greens. June is also the month that all species, sizes, colors …

Victorian shop going strong at 25

Over the past 25 years, the Olde Towne Garden — a Victorian gift shop filled with garden treasures and Irish imports — has become a fixture on Wantagh Avenue. The shop, in a house with …

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 . . .

Jerry Kremer

Wanted: a presidential apology that will never happen

I haven’t seen an official announcement from the White House, but there’s a rumor that President Trump will declare a National Day of Apology, on which all elected Democrats and the media . . .

Randi Kreiss

Uncle Joe would have loved my Aunt Helen

You might think that there’s nothing more to say about former Vice President Joe Biden and the touchy-feely behavior that makes some women “uncomfortable,” but that’s only because you didn’t know my Aunt Helen.