Freeport Business

Freeport day care closes for a day, sends message to Congress

Children deserve the best. And their daily caretakers deserve far better than what they get. Janna Rodriguez, 32, owner and operator of Innovative Daycare Corp., on Centre Street in Freeport, has been sending that message to politicians at every level of government for over two years.

Jon Kaiman, leader for 24-years running for Congress

Jon Kaiman has had a unique 24-year political career and some would say he’s seen it all. Now he has his sights set on filling U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi’s seat, who he challenged unsuccessfully in …

Community

Central High to honor their war fallen alumni, from World War II to Vietnam

As thousands of students across the country left home to enlist in World War II, Valley Stream teens joined the effort. Central High School students who signed up to fight overseas were given a …

Obituary

Longtime Rock Hall Museum Director Linda Barreira passes at 67

Linda Barreira cared for and fussed over Lawrence’s Rock Hall Museum for 37 years, 27 of them as its director. She created new programs, and made an 18th-century plantation-turned 20th-century museum into a lively place that attracted children and adults with activities, concerts and an annual two-day Country Fair.

Moving forward with new election maps

Republicans have complained that the new congressional district maps drawn by Democrats are unconstitutional and reek of gerrymandering. And the New York Court of Appeals agreed with them, rejecting …

Lawrence High School students create Wellness Room

Art students at Lawrence High School in Cedarhurst recently turned a cluttered storage closet into a Wellness Room for their peers in the Life Skills special education program.

Editorial

School board candidates should know the facts

After a recent “meet the candidates” forum for one of the more than 125 school boards in Nassau County, the people the candidates were soliciting votes from turned to social media to share their views.

Op-Ed

Stephen Breyer retired. Why not Kagan and Sotomayor?

Last week, Politico leaked a shocking (but not surprising) draft outlining the Supreme Court’s plan to overturn Roe v. Wade . . .

Op-Ed

Elections are coming — make democracy work

Who’s to blame for New York’s increase in crime, its high taxes and the general feeling of dread many of us feel?

Randi Kreiss

Threat to choice has women on the march

Thirty years after the fact, I’ve decided to write about a personal time in my life.