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BREAKING NEWS: Local leaders react to NY State Attorney General report


Hofstra University journalism institute opens high-schoolers' minds

Nine Nassau County students, including four from Valley Stream, one from Elmont and one from Freeport, took part in this year’s Hofstra University High School Summer Journalism Institute, learning firsthand the ins and outs of the media industry.

Transportation

Dedicated Freeport-Jones Beach concert bus returns

On Monday, August 2, at a news conference at the Northwell Health Jones Beach Theater, County Executive Laura Curran announced that the n88 bus service from the Freeport Long Island Railroad Station to the theater has resumed.

Town of Hempstead Officials Explain Rip Current Safety

As residents are eager to "beat the heat" by going for a swim at one of the many pristine beaches the Town of Hempstead has to offer, Supervisor Clavin and Town Council members teamed with the lifeguard squad at Town Park Point Lookout to remind residents on how to "beat the grip of the rip," as they kicked off the Riptide Awareness Program in the midst of hurricane season

Editorial

For goodness’ sake, get vaccinated

We’re steadily getting there — herd immunity, when a minimum of 60 to 70 percent of Americans will be vaccinated against Covid-19. As of press time this week . . .

Editorial

The many advantages of Covid-19 inoculation

Last year, the guidance we received from the government was straightforward: Wear a mask, keep your distance from others and stay at home if you’re able. Now, with millions of people being vaccinated . . .

Randi Kreiss

Gotta get up, get out and do something bold

As poet Mary Oliver asks, “What will you do with your one wild and precious life?” In our (almost) post-pandemic lives, the question presses us for an answer.