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Glen Cove High School graduate Nick Cavallone is flying high in the Air Force

Nick Cavallone is soaring to new heights in his career with the U.S. Air Force, as he prepares to teach the next generation of the “world’s greatest pilots.”

Nurse pods expand learning spaces at Glen Cove schools

Parked outside the elementary school buildings of Gribbin, Connolly and Landing are nurse pods. These trailers are equipped with everything nurses will need to treat students who are feeling unwell.

Suozzi pushes for repeal of SALT cap

U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi has been fighting relentlessly to restore the full federal income tax deduction for state and local taxes, capped at $10,000 by former President Trump in his 2017 tax reform package. The SALT cap, which includes property taxes, has hit Long Islanders hard.

Reflecting on suicide prevention on the North Shore

Question, persuade and refer. Those were the three words highlighted in a Tuesday night virtual class hosted by the Bayville Free Library, where Barbara Tedesco and Gayle Parker Wright of United Health Care led participants through a technique called QPR that could save someone from dying by suicide.

Gaughran seeking state regulation of LIPA

State Sen. Jim Gaughran, a Democrat from Northport whose district includes Sea Cliff, Glen Head and Glenwood Landing, introduced legislation in the Senate on Jan. 26 to restore oversight control of …

Lia Leone elected new G.C. Board of Education president

After Monica Alexandris-Miller resigned from her position as the Glen Cove City School District Board of Education president for health reasons, Lia Leone, the vice president, became the board’s new president. Karen Furguson, a trustee, was then elected to become the vice president.

Glen Cove City officials ask Councilwoman Marsha Silverman to resign

Glen Cove Mayor Tim Tenke and other members of the City Council recently sent a letter to Councilwoman Marsha Silverman, asking her to resign if her wife, Roni Epstein, does not withdraw a legal …


Vaccine distribution needs improvement

The rollout of New York state’s Covid-19 vaccine distribution has been, at times, disorganized, even chaotic, but in fairness, the state has received a mere 300,000 doses per week, while the need is significantly greater than that . . .

Scott Brinton

Finding peace again, post-Trump

We lost our sense of normalcy in recent years, didn’t we? Nearly every morning of his presidency, Donald J. Trump treated us to . . .


How I almost got hacked

It happened as, I assume, many of these things do: It was a busy day, I was working at home, and the cellphone rang.

Randi Kreiss

Vaccine for teachers would give us a shot in the arm

We need to let teachers play through the vaccine line. Single parents should be prioritized as well.


What happened to civic responsibility?

The events at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6 and the exhortations by some elected officials leading up to them got me to thinking about civic responsibility and our nation’s future.