Lakeside third graders are in Winter Wonderland

Third graders at Lakeside Levy School in Merrick Union Free School District imagined what it would be like to be trapped inside a snow globe.

Chabad prepares to expand school, early learning center

The Chabad Center for Jewish Life, also known as the Chabad of Merrick-Bellmore-Wantagh, recently raised over $500,000 in five days. The donated funds will be used to expand the chabad’s school …

Helping those with special needs

Twenty-four-year-old Jamie Kanner is an altruistic member of the Bellmore community who spends her free time running a track program for athletes with special needs. Kanner, a lifelong Bellmore …

Kennedy eliminated by Long Beach

The Long Beach boys’ soccer team picked the perfect time to break out of its scoring slump.Aran Corbett scored the Marines’ first goal in over two weeks and Yeris Miranda added two more …

Beloved music teacher, cantor remembered

Victoria Sorrentino, who was known as Viki, was all about music. She was a vocal and piano coach for many years, helping local young people pursue music-oriented careers. At the Parish of St. …

Editorial

Bail reform law needs still more tweaking

Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder convened a news conference on Jan. 13 to make a point: The state’s bail reform law, enacted in January 2020, needs further reform . . .

Op-Ed

An inauguration like no other

I have been blessed to raise my hand and pledge to serve my community as an elected official many times over the past 16 years. However, last Monday was the first — and hopefully, last — time that I will take the oath of office in my living room.

Op-Ed

How progressives might be left in the lurch

When U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi announced his Democratic primary run against Gov. Kathy Hochul, it may have seemed like a D’Amato moment.

Op-Ed

How to teach about the Jan. 6 insurrection

National Public Radio and ABC News warn, “Teachers are on the front lines in the Jan. 6 culture war.”