BREAKING NEWS: Weather forces Nassau H.S. softball championships to resume Sunday

Remembering the community’s heroes

The City of Glen Cove is honoring its veterans on Memorial Day weekend with a display of banners imprinted with photos of them. The public library, the Veterans Affairs office and the Public Works …

Bethpage Air Show flies back into the Jones Beach skies

Alexa Wahl was just 7 when her family began attending the Bethpage Air Show. Standing on Jones Beach and staring at the sky, she would watch the planes gracefully soar past. It was then that Wahl …

Bellmore-Merrick edges Lynbrook for flag football title

Flushed from the pocket with her intended target tightly covered by Lynbrook’s defense in the end zone on fourth down, Bellmore-Merrick quarterback Sofia LaSpina had to improvise …

Molloy College in Rockville Centre to host 12th annual Palliative Care Conference

At the height of the coronavirus pandemic, many sick patients were unable to see their loved ones in-person. During that trying time, it put even more of an emphasis on the importance of palliative care, a type of specialized medical care for people with serious illnesses that focuses on providing relief and comfort from the symptoms and stress of those illnesses.

New maps secure key Elmont goals

New statewide congressional and State Senate districts approved last week secured two longtime goals pursued by community leaders and local elected officials in Elmont: The new map unites most of …

Nassau County executive champions partnership with West Bank

Nassau County cemented its relationship with Israel last week, signing an economic and cultural agreement with the Shomron.

Task force to explore antisemitism surge

Nassau County officials have created a special legislative task force to combat antisemitism and, immediately after being sworn in, went right to work. Made up of eight legislators …


Your voice is more important now than ever

It’s likely the eve of the destruction of Roe v. Wade — an act likely to be met with cheers or outrage, depending on which side of the landmark 1973 U.S. Supreme Court abortion case people land on. And what comes next could very well be up to your state legislator.


A leaking Supreme Court puts us at risk

Let’s be clear. The calculated illegal leak of a draft decision by the U.S. Supreme Court is akin to leaking the launch codes for America’s nuclear arsenal.


My friend Mike, and his new interest in guns

My friend Mike is a gentle soul with a quick sense of humor. We met when we studied journalism at Long Island University’s Brooklyn Center and worked endlessly on the school newspaper, Seawanhaka.

Randi Kreiss

When the pandemic hits home

Two Sundays ago my husband tested positive for Covid-19. He was at home on the East Coast and I was visiting grandkids on the West Coast. It was the very last night of my trip; he called to say he had a cold . . .