On the North Shore this week!

Wednesday Sept. 20, Ice cream kits We all love ice cream. Kids in grades 6-12 can learn how to make the frozen treat in 10 minutes, Wednesday, Sept. 20, at the Gold Coast Public Library. Kits …

Glen Cove for revitalization suggestions

Glen Cove’s downtown has thriving businesses, lush greenery, and string lights that blanket evening shoppers in a soft, warm glow. Although the ambiance, the diverse businesses and the Downtown Sounds summer concert series already attract visitors from other parts of the North Shore, the city is asking community members what improvements they’d like to see in the downtown area.

Mojgan “Moji” Pourmoradi, the new museum director for the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County, wants to bridge the Holocaust education gap

Mojgan “Moji” Pourmoradi, the new director of the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County, said she hopes to help bridge gaps in education about the atrocities against Jewish people during World War II. She believes that education is key to combating history’s cyclical tendency to tolerate antisemitism.

City of Glen Cove schools back in session

Students were ecstatic at Deasy Elementary School while waiting outside the large exterior sky-blue doors on their first day of the new school year on Sept. 5. For some anxious youth, it was their first day as students in the district, but Superintendent Dr. Maria Rianna was there, holding tiny uncertain hands, easing the worries of a few anxious parents and students at the start of their academic journeys.

Protecting families from catastrophe

With hurricane season on the horizon, Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton and New York state hosted a New York State Emergency Preparedness Workshop at the Glen Cove Senior Center on Monday, Aug. 28. The event taught a crowd of 100 participants how to protect themselves and their families amidst a catastrophic event.

Peter King

Looking back again on a tragedy we’ll never forget

For all Americans, and particularly Long Islanders, who recall the horror of Sept. 11, 2001, reliving those tragic moments each year is devastating, and yet, at the same time, gratifying and reassuring.

Randi Kreiss

Are you working those friendship connections?

Last week I had dinner with Jack, an old friend. We’ve known each other for 30 years, and he was my friend by extension, since his wife and I were best buddies for decades. She died about eight years ago.

Jerry Kremer

Sometimes you just may be guilty until proven innocent

In recent months, former President Donald Trump has been hit with 91 charges in four criminal indictments. As an attorney, I’ve paid close attention to all of the cases