Fearful passenger jumps from car of alleged drunk driver

A woman in fear for her life jumped out of a car operated by an alleged drunk driver who slammed into a string of parked cars in Baldwin early Sunday. Nassau County police arrested the driver, …

Freeport High School prepares for liftoff

Freeport High School students are hard at work on a research project to launch a nanosatellite, also known as a CubeSat, into space. The project started this summer, when the Freeport School …

Freeport High School Red Devils roll to repeat title

When watching Freeport on the football field, it’s natural to become enamored of the speed and agility of the players who make its offense one of the most potent on Long Island. But it’s a huge …

Do coaches have conflicts of interest?

Under a proposed policy, Rockville Centre School District coaches would no longer be allowed to give private instruction to members of their teams for pay. The practice, school officials said, …

Candidates jockey for King’s seat

It’s hard to replace a King, or at least it will be after U.S. Rep. Peter King retires from public office when his current congressional term ends next year. King, 75, an-nounced his retirement …

Editorial

Shop local this holiday season

In this era of online shopping, it has never been easier to get exactly what you’re looking for, quickly and relatively cheaply.

Editorial

Help those who don't have enough food

Hunger is found everywhere, even here on Long Island. The U.S. Department of Agriculture defines food insecurity for households as those that are “uncertain of having, or unable to acquire enough food to meet the needs of all their members.”

Randi Kreiss

Democrats went high in their latest debate

The Democratic candidates for president get high marks for good behavior in last week’s debate — at least by comparison. On the very day that we witnessed a marathon of edgy testimony in the Trump impeachment hearings . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

Peter King: a true patriot and statesman

U.S. Rep. Peter King’s recent decision to retire from Congress will end a distinguished career of public service to Long Island, New York and America. In a time when our politics is more fractured and contentious than ever . . .

Jerry Kremer

Who will decide who wins in 2020?

Have you ever heard the words “tasseography” or “tassology”? In plain English, it’s the practice of reading the patterns of tea leaves, coffee grounds or wine sediments to tell the future. I have concluded that these substances are just as reliable as all the political polls . . .