For amateur sommeliers, foodies and people who just enjoy having a nice drink and a bite with some friends, the Wine Line Kitchen and Bar in Oyster Bay has something for everyone. The restaurant, one …
After being uprooted from her life in Italy in 1968, Rita Monte turned to poetry to express how she felt about leaving her home country, which led her to a world of like-minded poets.
In an exciting development for the Freeport Housing Authority and the community it serves, the agency has moved into its new administration building, at 100 N. Main St. The housing authority …
The Chabad of Oceanside hosted a Challah Bake on Sept. 11, to not only welcome the Jewish High Holy Days, but also to raise money for 2007 Oceanside High School alumna Melissa Hunter, 34. Hunter …
Two virtual hearings took place last week with the state’s Public Service Commission, regarding Liberty Utilities’ proposal to increase water rates in the Long Island communities it serves by a cumulative 34.2 percent.
Richie Capizzi was a special person. A revered pastry chef, he was known by his family and friends not only for his talent in the kitchen, but also for his kindness. For a decade, Capizzi was involved with Cookies for Kids’ Cancer, a national nonprofit that funds research into pediatric cancers.
The unique quality of Lynbrook schools doesn’t come just from their Blue Ribbon status, or the achievements of their graduates — rather, it is a function of the character of the …
When students in Alana Smith’s third-grade class arrive every morning at the John Street School in Franklin Square, they are greeted by Milo — a robot that teaches social cues and emotions, and soon will teach academic disciplines as well.
Posters, balloons, flowers and gifts on the field or the court? It must be Senior Night.
Longest women's cross country winning streak in Long Island history
As the runners of the North Shore High School Women’s Cross Country Team crossed the finish line of their Sept. 11 race, they celebrated not just that win, but a culmination of 16 years with …
Last year, Mayor Edwin Fare stood with County Executive Bruce Blakeman in calling on Long Island Rail Road officials to make swift overhauls to the Valley Stream train station. The message did …
The Town of Hempstead and the Ryan Patrick O'Shea Foundation will host a community forum on suicide prevention and awareness on Sept. 26.
Eisenhower Park was a sea of red, white and blue on Sept. 14.
The Malverne community is rallying around longtime varsity football coach Kito Lockwood, who was arrested on June 13 and arraigned Sept. 13 in Nassau County Court on six weapons charges. A …
The Friedberg JCC, in Oceanside, celebrated retired Assemblyman Harvey Weisenberg, of Long Beach, and his support for those with developmental disabilities, on Sept. 13, hosting a screening of the …
Although it’s late in the season, boating safety should remain at the forefront for everyone on the water.
I’ll be seeing you, just not every week. In June, when I wrote “Column writing through hell and high water,” I told readers I was taking a leave from writing for a few months . . .
On clear summer evenings, I sit on the lawn of William L. Buck Elementary School in Valley Stream — a five-minute walk from my house — with a telescope I was given four years ago at my bat mitzvah.
Every few months there is a respected opinion poll that asks how much credibility Congress has. Poll after poll finds that the public’s faith in Congress is at an all-time low, and sinking lower by the week.
Last week I had dinner with Jack, an old friend. We’ve known each other for 30 years, and he was my friend by extension, since his wife and I were best buddies for decades. She died about eight years ago.