How to avoid summer tragedy around the water

Record-breaking temperatures this April have signaled an early start to pool season. While water fun is a summer ritual, it can also lead to avoidable calamity when children are left unattended …

Lynbrook proposes budget with a 3.35% tax increase. What does this mean for the 2023-24 year?

Taxes in the Village of Lynbrook are proposed to rise 3.35 percent after the mayor and board of trustees met on March 27 to review the proposed 2023-24 budget.

Competition? Not between these scholars.

Competition can bring out the best in people. Even a friendly rivalry can provide inspiration to achieve.

Final push against Hochul’s housing plan

As the April 1 deadline for adoption of the New York State budget passed, a top issue of debate remains Governor Hochul’s Housing Compact. Emphasizing the strain this proposal would have on local infrastructure, emergency services and the environment, Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin, North Hempstead Town Supervisor Jen DeSena and Oyster Bay Supervisor Joseph Saladino stood with local utility leaders, environmental preservationists and first responders in front of the Albertson Water District HQ to make a final push against the governor’s Housing Compact.

Trying to make Nassau County carbon neutral

The impact on the environment from Nassau County’s 1.39 million residents is significant.


Israel’s safety must be America’s priority

In many corners of the world today, instability and democratic backsliding reign supreme. We see this phenomenon playing out as Russia continues its malicious invasion of Ukraine . . .

Randi Kreiss

Dishing up an old-time menu for the holiday

The Memorial Day acai bowl just will not work. Neither do I want to see a tofu hot dog or an Impossible Burger vegging out at my table.

Peter King

Yes, we’re a nation of immigrants, but . . .

The ongoing influx of undocumented immigrants into New York City now threatens not just to overwhelm the city, but to spread into the suburbs . . .


The school board: Not always polite, but indispensable

So you’re looking for a way to give back to your community? Maybe burnish your resume for a future run for public office? Look no further than your local education board.