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Opioid lawsuit is first sign of accountability

Nassau County has established a revenue fund to help end opioid abuse, officials announced last week. The Special Revenue Fund will bring Nassau County “one step closer to ending the heroin …

Developer breaks ground on affordable housing units in Glen Cove

More development is in the works in Glen Cove, as construction begins on the first workforce housing to be built in the city in over a decade. As part of the Garvies Point waterfront development, Georgica Green Ventures, in partnership with RXR Realty, held a groundbreaking ceremony July 1 on a 55-unit development at 100 and 200 Dickson St.

Ballroom Legacy studio takes dancing outdoors

As the pandemic winds down locally and most restrictions have been lifted, more activities are resuming, including those that were hit particularly hard: the fine and performing arts. And now that live music and dancing feel less risky, there are even more events in the area for people to take part in. Ballroom Legacy, in Sea Cliff, is bringing its instructors to Morgan Memorial Park in Glen Cove for six weeks, where families and individuals can learn to salsa or Zumba.

Children’s Memorial Garden reopens in Glen Cove

At a ceremony on June 27, the Children’s Memorial Garden at Glen Cove’s Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center celebrated its reopening. Under a bright sun in sweltering heat, several dozen people gathered around the amphitheater of the garden, where more than 20 years of renovations have been completed.

Camp gets ‘back to basics’ after an abnormal year

With summer in full swing, the Glen Cove YMCA camp is halfway through its sessions. The camp is working hard to get creative in keeping kids safe while rebuilding the social skills lost during the past year.

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 Schools appoints Dr. Kim Rodriguez

The Glen Cove City School District appointed Dr. Kim H. Rodriguez as the district’s new assistant superintendent for human resources, which was effective as of Jan. 19.

Editorial

Taking a shot at reducing gun violence

How to go about reducing the number of shootings, injuries and fatalities caused by guns is proving to be a question whose answers are hard to decide on.

Op-Ed

Take an active role against Covid by getting inoculated

There has been a fixation on comparison throughout the coronavirus pandemic. First came the comparison of cases, the seismic shock of northern Italian coronavirus news . . .

Randi Kreiss

Where have all the human beings gone?

It’s been a long time since I took a pregnancy test, but it was the perfect application of what passed for high tech in its day: private, accurate and consequential. Today, as technology advances . . .

Jerry Kremer

The political losers are killing your neighbors

Back in the old days when people used to tell jokes, one of my favorite one-liners was, “I’m from the government, and I’m here to help you.”

Op-Ed

Critical race theory as critical thinking

The Florida state Board of Education recently banned the teaching of critical race theory because all topics taught in Florida schools must be “factual and objective” . . .