Joe Ra, 74, dies

Joe Ra, a former Town of Hempstead attorney and councilman, died of COVID-19 on Nov. 30.

New Elmont LIRR station opens

The new Elmont-UBS Arena Long Island Rail Road station opened on Nov. 16, four days before the New York Islanders’ first home game at the arena and amid concerns about the Belmont Park project raised by area residents.

'You've got to shop local'

Fifteen local businesses were highlighted at a business expo held by the Franklin Square Chamber of Commerce on Nov. 18 at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2718.

Rabbi Art Vernon of Congregation Shaaray Shalom offers holiday message

The season of light and festive celebration is upon us! This year, more than ever, we need the inspiration and message of the holidays to reassure us that all will be well with us and with the world. …

'It's a big step for us'

Northwell Health recently announced the opening of a health clinic for Belmont Park workers.


Reflecting on the Sept. 11 attacks 20 years later

The Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and in Shanksville, Pa., set off a cascade of worldwide catastrophes over the subsequent two decades . . .


Voting is an act of choice and an exercise of voice

Many people seem to confuse democracy and capitalism. Some seem to think that capitalism defines our system of government. However, our governance is based on democratic principles, including the importance of voting.