Forecasters predict ‘extraordinary’ storm season

With at least 17 forecasted named storms, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration anticipates the most active hurricane season outlook ever.

Woodward school hoops with Freeport firefighters and police

The Woodward Children’s Center hosted a fun basketball game on June 8, uniting students and staff with local fire and police departments, fostering community spirit.

Inside Freeport’s second Pride on Mile

Freeport's second annual Pride On The Mile event took place on June 15 at the Nautical Mile, featuring a ribbon-cutting ceremony, live performances, and community festivities.

Roosevelt kids receive Seal of Biliteracy

In a historic first, 21 Roosevelt High School students earned the New York State Seal of Biliteracy, showcasing their multilingual proficiency. The ceremony celebrated their achievements and highlighted the district's commitment to bilingual education.

Tiny athletes jog for global Day of Running

Freeport Public Schools' youngest students celebrated Global Running Day at Columbus Avenue ECLC, running laps and tracking progress with popsicle sticks on June 3.

Columnist

Cricket brings Nassau into the international spotlight

Like almost every Long Islander, until recently I had no knowledge of or interest in cricket. Now that the 2024 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in Eisenhower Park has been such a success, I can …

Columnist

Tackling health disparities affecting Black Long Islanders

People of color in New York state have a vastly different experience navigating the health care system than their white counterparts. From challenges accessing care and disparate health outcomes to higher death rates and premature deaths, the urgency of this crisis cannot be understated.

Editorial

Juneteenth is a time for reflection, celebration

Observed every June 19, Juneteenth celebrates the end of slavery in the U.S. and highlights the ongoing struggle for equality and justice, emphasizing the historical and contemporary significance for all Americans, including those on Long Island."

COLUMNIST

Some advice Joe Biden badly needs

Voters will decide the 2024 election in five months, with Biden's campaign focusing on economic issues and countering misinformation to secure re-election.