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Four run for fire commissioner in Franklin Square, Elmont

Sitting fire commissioners in Franklin Square and Elmont are facing challengers in this year’s elections on Dec. 8. In Franklin Square In Franklin Square, incumbent Christopher Gioia is …

Covid continues to close schools in Elmont

Sewanhaka High School remained closed through Tuesday, after a student tested positive for the coronavirus, and several classes at Elmont elementary schools had to quarantine last week. The …

County, state officials tour Southern State Exit 13

Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages led Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, Legislator Carrié Solages, Deputy Commissioner of Public Works Joe Pecora and New York State Department of …

Cancer patients get personal tour of the Belmont arena

Six young cancer patients and their parents treaded through mud and braved high winds on Monday to get their first glimpses of the future UBS Arena at Belmont Park, as part of the National Hockey …

Mobile mammography van coming to Elmont

A mobile mammography van will be parked outside of Dani’s Strike Zone, at 20 Village Ave. in Elmont, on Dec. 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for women 40 or older who have not had a mammogram in the …

Editorial

Next week, limit your Thanksgiving gatherings

With the Covid-19 infection rate creeping up above 3 percent in parts of New York state, including Long Island, Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week issued two executive orders. The first . . .

Editorial

Remember to shop locally this holiday season

Thanksgiving is only a week away, and the December holidays are fast approaching. We’re supposed to be making plans to shop in our local downtowns or at the malls, but because of the coronavirus pandemic . . .

Randi Kreiss

Dinner for two at our Thanksgiving table

Is anyone else thinking about the Berlin Airlift? It is one of the great stories of American audacity in the face of political thuggery. In case you’re too young to remember . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

The 2020 election: a mandate for moderation

The election is in the history books. As the dust finally settles on the presidential race, it appears that Joe Biden won with the same razor-thin margin by which Donald Trump did in 2016.

Jerry Kremer

Will Trump come to Biden’s inauguration? I don’t care.

Having run successfully for public office 13 times, I can readily understand why President Trump is having a hissy fit.