Proposed Hempstead Harbor regulations angers boaters

At a Glen Cove City Council meeting on April 24, a public hearing discussed a proposal to require mooring permits in Hempstead Harbor, aiming to enhance enforcement and safety measures. Boaters expressed concerns about potential disruptions and logistical challenges, prompting Mayor Pamela Panzenbeck to schedule a separate meeting with harbor club commodores. Following the meeting on April 29, an agreement was reached to address the city's concerns without implementing mooring fees, emphasizing the importance of efficient communication and safety in harbor management.

Accusations as Republican primary nears

This is the fifth story in a series exploring the complexities of elections, to provide a better understanding of one of Americans’ most precious privileges, the right to vote. Two Town of …

Garvies a haven for nature lovers in Nassau County

Walking on the trails of Garvies Point Preserve on a warm spring day, you’re greeted by the vibrant greenery of newly budding trees and blooming wildflowers. The air is filled with the scent of …

Lavine says Long Island housing is ‘balkanized’

Faith-based housing proposal faces backlash

A proposal to include a Faith-Based Housing Act in the New York state budget has sparked debate on Long Island, with concerns about its potential impact on local zoning laws and the ability of …

Empowering neurodiversity in Glen Cove

Luz Hurtado's journey with her son James reflects the challenges of accepting an autism diagnosis, with initial disbelief giving way to recognition of the importance of early intervention and support. Efforts in April, dedicated to autism awareness, include advocacy for the Neurodivergent Strength Awareness flag, championed by individuals like Assemblyman Charles Lavine and Josh Mirsky, aiming to combat stigma and promote acceptance. Institutions like the Tiegerman School District exemplify the positive impact of tailored education for neurodiverse individuals, emphasizing the importance of recognizing and nurturing each student's unique strengths and challenges.


We should have learned more than we have from history

My reading of history, however, is that for the most part — whether it be everyday people, intellectuals or world leaders — there was little realization during those years that the world as they knew it was that much different from what had come before. Until it was. Or that tragedy lay ahead. Until it was too late.


The humble pen takes on the might sword

Here’s an anniversary no one wants to celebrate: The Columbine school shooting — April 20, 1999 — just passed its 25th anniversary. Why, why, why bring up such a horrific event? Perhaps because it hasn’t stopped.

The blemish of college demonstrations

The numerous college demonstrations lately have given me a lot of mixed feelings. Having lived through the years when there were other demonstrations, I contrast how those incidents were handled with the present ones. In addition, I can’t help but feel some sadness about how our elected officials are reacting to these events.