An Elmont woman was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Sept. 15 for a fatal crash that killed a 65-year-old man last February. According to Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas, Julie …
Just a week after opening its doors for a return to classes for the first time in six months, East Rockaway school officials announced that the Junior-Senior High School will switch to an all-remote model at least through Friday after a staff member tested positive for Covid-19. Rhame and Centre Avenue elementary schools will continue with normal operations.
In a nearly 40-minute, socially distant ceremony last Friday morning, elected and appointed Nassau officials and families of local 9/11 victims paused to remember the 348 county residents who died in …
They gathered in the early-morning light Friday at the Hempstead Town Park at Lido to honor those killed in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, and also to salute the thousands . . .
The Glen Cove Planning Board held one of two virtual hearings Sept. 1 to gather public comments on The Villa at Glen Cove, a $65 million, 176-unit rental housing complex proposed on Glen Cove Avenue. The second hearing will be held Sept. 15.
Updated Sept. 17 at 9 a.m. After all the sniping, the political gamesmanship and a lawsuit, incumbent Lawrence Mayor Alex Edelman was overwhelmingly returned to office for another two-year term, 1,127 to 178, in Tuesday’s election over challenger Trustee Daniel Goldstein, who will remain on the board.
Nancy Howard emerged as the winner in Tuesday’s special election in Rockville Centre, and will continue to serve as a trustee on the village board until July 5, 2021. Howard defeated challenger Michael Scalere for the open seat by a vote of 757 to 680.
Incumbents Deputy Mayor Sean Wright and Trustee John Tufarelli of the United Community Party won re-election against Achieve Party challengers Anthony Bonelli and write in candidate Michael …
The late Tuskegee Airman William Wheeler, considered a role model for Black pilots by many, was honored on Aug. 24 for his service to the country during World War II and his contributions to the …
The winner of Long Beach’s never-ending battle against nature seems all too obvious, at least at the southern end of Washington Boulevard: It’s the ocean. The sand is disappearing rapidly on …
With schools and business reopening roughly six months after the coronavirus pandemic shut down the area economy, and residents now regularly venturing out — albeit with face masks and frequently sanitized hands — local physicians are warning that Covid-19 remains a genuine threat.
College classes were set to start on Long Island this week and next, and that presented a potentially big problem: partying.
The Long Beach Police Department has promoted a woman to the rank of sergeant, the first female to be named to the post in the agency’s 109-year history. Alexandra Nielsen was appointed sergeant …
Dateline: Feb. 15, 2020. RK: Who are you? Covid 19: I am a virus, about to launch a worldwide pandemic.
After what is being considered a “woefully inadequate” response to Tropical Storm Isaias by PSEG-Long Island, two state legislators are sponsoring legislation to bolster the oversight capacity of the Long Island Office of the Public Service Commission.
As the fall months approach, and most of New York remains open with low coronavirus infection rates, many working parents are returning to their jobs. For their children, however, remains the …
Elected leaders from across Nassau County are urging — even pleading with — residents to fill out the U.S. census if they have not already done so, and time is running out.
Donald Trump revealed his true self to The Washington Post’s Bob Woodward over the course of 18 interviews beginning last December, appearing coherent and well-informed . . .
Five years ago, I returned from a visit to my kids and grandkids, who live in a mountain town in northern California, and in this space I wrote, “I have come back from the future, and if you plan on going, better wear your fire-retardant underwear.”
Three-quarters of a year into 2020, let’s all pray that the end of Covid-19 is mercifully within view. Great progress is being made . . .