BREAKING NEWS: Governor Hochul declares State of Emergency for L.I. as nor'easter slams the region

Rhoads and Schuster vie for Nassau's 19th L.D.

Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads faces a new challenger, Bellmore resident Jake Schuster, in the 19th District. The district includes Wantagh, Seaford, Bellmore, Merrick and Freeport.

Dunne and Galante compete for town’s 6th District

The race for the Town of Hempstead 6th Councilmatic District pits Republican Dennis Dunne Sr., of Levittown, against Democrat Matthew Galante, who is making his first foray into politics.

‘Great Give Back’ returns to Bellmore-Merrick

Bellmore’s and Merrick’s libraries will once again take part in the Great Give Back, a community event celebrating public service.

Mepham senior is Merit Scholar semifinalist

Wellington C. Mepham senior Helena Fu, 17, was recently named a semifinalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Students — based on their Preliminary SAT scores — are selected to …

Ninety-six-year-old conquers Covid-19

A local 96-year-old recently triumphantly conquered Covid-19.

Local boy fights rare disorder

A Bellmore family is raising awareness of their 6-year-old son’s rare genetic disorder — it’s so rare, his mother said, that her son is the first to receive the diagnosis in New …


Lessons learned during Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanics are Nassau County’s fastest-growing ethnic population, County Executive Laura Curran noted in mid-September, the start of Hispanic Heritage Month . . .


The problem with, and promise of, Hispanic Heritage Month

Although I was raised in the United States as a Hispanic immigrant, born to immigrant parents, I have long been blasé about Hispanic Heritage Month.

Randi Kreiss

Really, what’s up with the whole world?

Have you noticed that the seams don’t meet the right way and the doorjamb is wobbly? Our house is unstable. The beams of this great edifice called America are slightly off plumb in a number of disturbing ways.

Jerry Kremer

A wake-up call to voters

October is a unique month. It’s the time for apple picking, watching the trees change color and, if the weather permits, taking long car trips to interesting places. It’s also the time for candidates for public office . . .


What’s up with the anti-vaxxers?

A friend was lamenting the anti-vaccine movement and those who advocate their freedom from mandates, government or otherwise, to become vaccinated against Covid-19.