Glenda Faye Dampier, dies at 68, loved kids

Glenda Faye Dampier, often called “Gigi” by people who knew her, died on Oct. 22. She was 68.

Hewlett, Woodmere welcomes Christmas

The triangle-shaped parcel of land that makes up the Veterans Memorial Plaza at the intersection of Broadway and West Broadway in Hewlett was jam packed with people on Dec. 4

Sanitary District 1 race remains in court, Dec. 15

After several court hearings, the most recent on Nov. 21, Sanitary District 1 remains without a winner for commissioner between Gabriel Boxer and Gwynette Campbell.

Kids ‘cop’ holiday gifts at Matty’s Toy Shop

Children crowded into Matty’s Toy Shop in Hewlett for the third annual Michael Geraldi-Ray Abear Memorial Holiday Shop with a Cop on Dec. 3, sponsored by Project Thank A Cop.

Reading goes to the dogs at Ogden Elementary

The Read to Dogs program has returned to Ogden Elementary School in the Hewlett-Woodmere School District and being on “paws” because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Kiwanis grills up breakfast and fun

Saturday’s early morning slumber time was full of grilling and chilling for the Five Towns Kiwanis Club

Police search for armed man in Inwood

Nassau County police were searching for a man who escaped a home in Inwood after a search warrant on Nov. 30.


The power of concession

You’ve likely never heard the name William Jennings Bryan, as he’s not among those regularly talked about in history books. But his contribution to democracy . . .

Jerry Kremer

Time to throw out the political trash

Happily, the midterm elections are behind us. They were, at best, stressful, and overall they were ugly.

Randi Kreiss

Thankful, mindful and watchful this holiday

The midterm elections proved that you can’t put lipstick on a pig. Well, maybe you can try, but eventually folks will see through the cover-up.


Russia’s space program fades as China’s rises

As a result of its unprovoked war against Ukraine, Russia is losing something that has always been precious to its national pride — its position as a leader in the world’s space programs.