Guns, bail reform, dominate congressional race

As midterms approach with political control of both the U.S. House and U.S. Senate up for grabs, candidates vying for the newly drawn 4th Congressional District are entering the final weeks before …

Remembering 'Mighty Madison' by raising funds for DIPG research

In honor of Madison Milio, a 9-year-old girl who died last December of a type of cancer that attacks the brain stem, known as diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, the Nassau County-based nonprofit Mission Helping Hands will hold a carnival in Franklin Square to raise money for a foundation named for her, the Mighty Madison DIPG Research and Awareness Fund.

Dance school supports local students with scholarships, holds festival for community

The Elmont dance school Perfection Dance Center held its first ever parade and festival on Saturday, July 2 to promote community unity and showcase the school along with its scholarship program that supports the higher education and further education in the arts of graduating local high school students.

NICE program provides 70,000 free rides in Nassau

An annual program run by the NICE Bus will provide low- and moderate-income riders a free trip. Inside Nassau County, of course. “Everyone Rides NICE” works by the Nassau Inter-County Express purchasing MetroCards and distributing them to more than 20 social service agencies in Nassau County through the United Way of Long Island.

Military moms honored with baby shower at arena

More than two dozen mothers and moms-to-be who are either active-duty service members or the spouses or partners of deployed members of the U.S. military were celebrated at a baby shower at UBS Arena last week.


A slippery slope threatens the First Amendment

Flyers were left on the doorsteps of homes in Rockville Centre and Oceanside last week, filled with vile hate claiming . . .


If I were a shark, I’d sue Steven Spielberg for defamation

Probably no depiction of sharks has so demonized these creatures as the movie “Jaws,” directed by Steven Spielberg . . .

Randi Kreiss

This summer’s recommended reads, none too long

Most of us learned to read a long time ago, but many of us are learning to read all over again through the fog of Covid.

Jerry Kremer

The country’s chief executive has the most thankless job

The late President Harry Truman had a sign on his desk whose words have haunted every president who has followed him.