A day in the life of our library social worker

Dedicating her life to helping people, Molly Miskiewicz, a licensed master social worker at the Baldwin Public Library and therapist for the private online practice Valera Health, is helping the …


District addresses disrepair, citing bond failure

On the Oct. 13 school board meeting, Superintendent Dr. Camhi Shari responded to parents’ complaints on social media regarding the physical conditions of school grounds, citing the need for a …


Little libraries pop up around town

Baldwin gets a literacy boosting makeover, as Little Free Libraries appear around town in various semi-hidden locations. With three currently installed and one on the way, Elissa Kirchner, the …


Chamber swears in new president

Franky Jorge, vice president of operations at GalaFresh Farms in Baldwin, was sworn in as the new Chamber of Commerce president Nov. 4 at American Legion Post No. 246 in Baldwin. Outgoing 11-year …


Police ‘talk’ made easy for Baldwin kids

On Nov 12, retired New York Police Department Detective Dr. Alfred Titus Jr. read his newest published children’s book, “The Police Are a Part of Our Community,” to kids attending 3 …


I didn’t have a disability. Our institutions do.

After watching a boring sci-fi movie, I stared at the blinking orange hand signal outside the Lynbrook movie theater, waiting to cross heavily trafficked, four-lane Peninsula Boulevard.


A new Covid variant is on the march. Mask up!

In recent months, we have seen a growing number of parents crowding school board meetings across Long Island, protesting the state mandate requiring students to mask up in schools.

Jerry Kremer

RIP Paul Jackson, renowned South Shore historian

The towns, cities and villages of Long Island have their own recorded and unrecorded histories. Their stories are told by local historians, librarians and historical societies. In many cases . . .

Randi Kreiss

How did you get through? In 50 words or less.

Tell me your story. If you’re reading this, you are living through a deadly pandemic that has killed more than five million people worldwide. So far. If you’re reading this . . .