Groundbreaking for affordable-housing complex near Inwood LIRR station

Ceremony marks start of 48-unit affordable-housing complex near Inwood.

New Elmont education board trustees aim to increase transparency

Newly elected Elmont school district education board trustees Lynette Battle and Dwayne Palmer took their seats after being sworn in during the board’s reorganization meeting July 1.

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Vs Roses wins L.I. Choice Award Best Landscape Designer third year in a row!

Vs Roses Landscape & Design has done it again! For the third consecutive year, they have clinched the prestigious Long Island Choice Award for Landscaper & Design Company , a testament to …

City’s residential rehab program is launched

Mayor Pamela Panzenbeck, chair of the Glen Cove Community Development Agency, announced the launch of the Residential Rehabilitation Program, coordinated by the Glen Cove CDA and supported by the …

Nassau County officials discuss water safety at Wantagh Park

County Executive Bruce Blakeman spoke at Wantagh Park Pool on June 25, discussing general water safety for county residents, with public pools now open and the crowds at area beaches continuing to grow.

Two students inducted as Fellows in My Brother's Keeper

Uniondale High School students Jaden Eccelston and Aaron Osorio were recently inducted as fellows into the seventh class of My Brother’s Keeper.

Mount Sinai South Nassau, Maidenbaum's honor ‘health care heroes’

Mount Sinai South Nassau dedicated its new Maidenbaum Health Care Heroes Plaza on Monday to the hospital’s doctors, nurses and health care workers in honor of their extraordinary efforts during the …

Oyster Bay grads have bright futures ahead

Oyster Bay High School seniors and their family members, teachers and faculty gathered on the high school’s steps on June 29 to celebrate the graduation of the Class of 2024. The space was …

A new chapter ahead at East Meadow's Barnum Woods

Two of Barnum Woods Elementary School’s most prominent leaders — Principal Gregory Bottari and David Rothman, a 30-year planning and management team member — have retired from their positions in the East Meadow School District, effective at the end of the past school year.

New hydration stations arrive at Town of Hempstead parks

Town of Hempstead parks just got a little bit greener. Las week the Town of Hempstead announced the addition of an eco-friendly water bottle refilling station at the Norman J. Levy Park and Preserve.

Bellmore-Merrick Girl Scouts receive Gold Award

Four Bellmore-Merrick Girl Scouts received their Gold Awards and were honored in a ceremony at The Brookside School on June 14.


A holiday that we should never take for granted

July Fourth is a holiday that truly deserves to be celebrated by all Americans. The bottom line is that July 4, 1776 began the daring experiment that led to the formation of the greatest nation in the history of the world, which has produced more opportunity and more freedoms for more types of people than ever thought imaginable.


Like President Reagan said, trust but verify

In the course of one week — well before last week’s debate with Donald Trump — Biden had to face multiple false claims about his sanity, made by a political underground that thrives on destroying reputations to help Trump.


This Independence Day, remember what unites us

As a community and as a nation, we have faced great challenges and have always emerged stronger. This resilience lies at the heart of the American spirit. So as we come together this Fourth of July, let’s remember what unites us as Americans, and recommit ourselves to building a more inclusive, tolerant and understanding society.


New Yorkers deserve better than Alvin Bragg

There’s plenty of hateful ignorance in the world, and it certainly feels like we’ve been treated to a boatload of it the last few months. Although it will ruffle some feathers, we shouldn’t be afraid to call it out. How else will reasonable people — on any side of an issue — recognize one another and agree on what’s unacceptable? Drawing attention to a problem is always the first step in correcting it.


Only our police officers should be doing police work

Although I have been involved with many aspects of the criminal justice system during my legal career as a Queens County assistant district attorney and as a private practitioner, the academy was an eye-opening and enlightening experience that I believe would give any Nassau resident vital insights into the daily activities of our law enforcement professionals.