Victory for Panzenbeck in Glen Cove

As midnight approached on election night, Republicans in Nassau County-wide races were inching toward a GOP sweep.  Pamela Panzenbeck will be the next mayor of Glen Cove, according to the unofficial results of Tuesday’s election. Voters chose the Republican candidate and most of her City Council slate, defeating Mayor Tim Tenke and the majority of the incumbent council members.

Suozzi ‘seriously considering’ run for governor

Rep. Tom Suozzi told reporters in a Zoom news conference Thursday that he is “seriously considering” running for governor of New York State next year, and will make a decision by the end of the month.

100-year-old deli reopens with a new look in Glen Cove

A longtime staple of the community is back in business, under new ownership. On Saturday, Jr.’s Modern Market and Delicatessen on East Avenue in Glen Cove opened its doors to the community with a ribbon-cutting celebration.

Blakeman wins county executive's seat after absentee count

Town of Hempstead Councilman Bruce Blakeman, a Republican, retained his Election Night lead over Democratic Nassau County Executive Laura Curran after all absentee ballots were counted on Nov. 15, finishing with a 2,150-vote lead.

City of Glen Cove taxes will not increase in 2022 budget

The Glen Cove City Council unanimously passed the 2022 budget on Tuesday, and residents will see no tax increase next year. The $64.7 million spending plan will not change the tax rate for residential property, and will reduce the commercial property rate 4.55 percent.

Recognizing a fallen hero

This month, a bill is being considered in the Nassau County Legislature to rename a portion of Forest Avenue, in Locust Valley, Sgt. Robert Hendriks Way. The measure would honor the life and service …

Glen Cove teen creates music video for local songwriter

With the prevalence of iPhones, editing software and platforms such as YouTube and TikTok, anyone with a digital camera can create and share videos. Having the tools doesn’t necessarily mean a person has talent, but for 15-year-old Ava Solange of Glen Cove, an amateur interest in videography led to a paid opportunity.


Covid is still raging — get your shot ASAP

Let’s stop equating the coronavirus with the flu, please.

Randi Kreiss

Sticks and stones — words can never harm me

You cannot burn a book in 2021. You can burn the paper and the ink and the cardboard, but in our world of e-books, you cannot ever kill the words and ideas that an author created.

Jerry Kremer

Political mischief while you’re sleeping

To the relief of many in the political world, the 2021 elections are behind us. Whether your candidate won or lost . . .


White men have had no shortage of ‘problems’

Race and racism are in the news and on our minds. In response, many thoughtful commentaries have referred to W.E.B. Du Bois and James Baldwin, both of whom, in their day, wrote about the “Negro problem.”

Jerry Kremer

A wake-up call to voters

October is a unique month. It’s the time for apple picking, watching the trees change color and, if the weather permits, taking long car trips to interesting places. It’s also the time for candidates for public office . . .