Muslims seek days off for holidays

Farhana Islam, a Sewanhaka School District parent, choked up when recounting to the Board of Education on Nov. 26 how she felt hearing Muslim students describe how frustrated they are that they must …

Delta Sigma Theta means business

A small crowd clad in red and white filled Swirl Bliss, a frozen yogurt shop in Baldwin, last weekend on what is known nationally as Small Business Saturday. They wore the colors of the Nassau …

Trying to ‘keep things flowing’

Since the New York State Parent Teacher Association mandated that the Lawrence Middle School PTA be dissolved earlier this year, some middle school parents and other community members have been scrambling to keep school activities going.

Finding family through tennis

At Carefree Racquet Club, tennis is an international affair. Six of the top players who practice at the Merrick club recently captured a national title at the 2019 U.S. Tennis Association League National Championships, and only two are native to the Island. The others are from England, Venezuela, Ukraine and France.

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 . . .