Voting for trustees, school and library budgets, May 21

Get insights into the upcoming elections for the Hewlett-Woodmere school district and public library, featuring incumbent trustees and new candidates, alongside budget proposals and community engagement initiatives.

From Lawrence High to the NFL

Lawrence High School graduate Chris Collier signs with Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent, overcoming setbacks to pursue his NFL dream, showcasing talent recognized since high school, with preparations for NFL training camps underway.

Inwood Club is designated a historic site

Discover the historic recognition of the Inwood Country Club, a Long Island landmark dating back over a century, celebrated through a ceremony and dinner party following its designation as a national historic site.

NCBA chair Samuel Nahmias runs for Lawrence mayor seat

Learn about Samuel Nahmias, candidate for Lawrence village mayor, his background, priorities, and vision for the community's fiscal responsibility and infrastructure improvement.

Queens woman charged with assault in Woodmere

A Queens woman is alleged to have assaulted man in the care of the Esplanade of Woodmere, an adult home.

Editorial

With hurricane season coming, be prepared

The looming possibility of natural disasters — such as hurricanes and other severe storms — poses a significant, and ongoing, threat to Long Island, and particularly for those living in more vulnerable coastal communities, like Long Beach and Freeport, which are most susceptible to damage caused by high winds and surging floodwaters.

Columnist

Amid campus upheaval, reflecting on a different time

An aphorism often attributed to Mark Twain states that “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.” Readers of a certain age will, as I do, recall the upheavals of the 1960s and early ’70s. Recent events set me musing about the similarities and differences between today’s “student protests” and those of yesteryear.

Columnist

What if you had to vote right now?

Last week, we were treated (or subjected, in one instance) to two presidential events unfolding simultaneously in different places. As the day progressed, I understood that if we see and hear nothing else during the campaign, we will realize, as sentient beings and patriots, that only one man deserves the honor of serving as our president. Only one man is intellectually and temperamentally fit for the job.

Columnist

Let’s rethink the war in Ukraine

Now that the Ukrainian military aid bill has been passed, we have an opportunity to assess the developing conflict and offer suggestions.

Columnist

State proposes another misguided housing plan

For the third straight year, Gov. Kathy Hochul and progressive lawmakers who control Albany are attempting to advance a housing plan that would usurp local zoning laws that were put in place decades ago to protect the health, safety and character of the suburban communities we cherish on Long Island and throughout the state.

Columnist

The New York ERA will protect our rights

One hundred years have now passed since the original Equal Rights Amendment was first introduced on the federal level. On Nov. 5, we New Yorkers will decide whether to modernize our own state Constitution. Currently, that Constitution protects only against racial and religious discrimination. It does not prohibit discrimination against groups that have been historically targeted, including those with disabilities, LGBTQ people, women and immigrants. This measure lands on the ballot after legislation to push it forward passed both houses of the State Legislature in two successive terms.