Saving NUMC, Long Island’s only safety-net hospital

The public benefit corporation running Nassau University Medical Center has suffered an operating loss of $135.6 million in 2021, an audit revealed.The audit, requested by NUMC Board Chairman Matthew …

Hitting it out of the park

After weeks of qualifying games, the 10-and-under softball team from the East Meadow Baseball and Softball Association took their shot at the New York State Little League Championship Tournament in …

Saying farewell to The Carltun

The curtains will close on The Carltun in September when owner Anthony Capetola ends the lease on the property after 27 years. Capetola, and then-partner John Tunney took over what was the …

A picnic full of fellowship and friendship

On a hot July day, members of the East Meadow Chamber of Commerce and East Meadow Kiwanis brought their families to Veterans Memorial Park for their annual picnic. Members new and old gathered at the …

With temperatures in the 90s, East Meadow stays cool

On the heels of the heatwave that had temperatures in the high 90s, and humidity making it feel like they were actually in the triple digits, East Meadow residents needed to stay cool. Community …

Mike Keegan brings his career-changing laughs to Long Island

When Mike Keegan was laid off from his job 10 years ago, it became a laughing matter.In 2012, after being laid-off as a logistics manager for a confections manufacturer in Freeport, Keegan …

Remembering firefighter Daniel Monahan on Lydia Lane

The morning sun shined bright on Lydia Lane and Valentines Road in Salisbury July 9 just in time for the dedication of Lydia Lane to Fire Department New York Firefighter Daniel Monahan. “He …

Jerry Kremer

Courage is too rare a commodity these days

One of my all-time favorite books was written by the late President John F. Kennedy in 1956, four years before he became president. The book, “Profiles in Courage” . . .

Randi Kreiss

Governor DeSantis: Teachers need to be educated

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s plan to allow U.S. veterans to teach in Florida classrooms is a terrific concept — if and when the veterans earn bachelor’s degrees and complete teacher training programs.

Editorial

Protect democracy: Become an election protector

During the dog days of summer, many people are more apt to relax on vacation than to think about whom they plan to vote for in the upcoming elections, never mind how they can help ensure voters’ rights at the polling place.

Op-Ed

Where’s the county’s plan for opioid settlement funds?

Nassau County’s ongoing mission to address the opioid addiction crisis is one of the most important and most heart-wrenching issues I contend with . . .