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Glen Cove Senior Center’s Adult Day Program curtailed by flooding

Just as the Adult Day Program at the Glen Cove Senior Center was regaining momentum, it was hit with an unexpected force of nature, necessitating the temporary closure of the program for the second time in a little over a year. Hurricane Ida flooded the lower level of the senior center, where the program takes place, on Sept. 2, and three weeks later, staff and members alike are still dealing with the aftermath.

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.

In temporary new home, NOSH reopens in Glen Head

After a fire destroyed its Glen Cove headquarters last month, NOSH, a food delivery service and a program of the North Shore Soup Kitchen, has relocated to St. Hyacinth’s Church, in Glen Head, until it can find a permanent location.

A new school year, more Covid challenges in Glen Cove

The Glen Cove City School District has had a rough start to the new academic year, with flood damage and the lingering impact of the pandemic, but nearly a month in, the schools are beginning to run more smoothly. While students at all four elementary buildings returned as scheduled on Sept. 2, flooding from Hurricane Ida caused delayed reopenings at Glen Cove High School and Finley Middle School, and high school students returned a week later than planned.

Glen Head ophthalmologist set to retire

After three and a half decades of helping to improve others’ eyesight, Dr. Robert Appel has decided to slow down. And while his hundreds of patients across the North Shore are sorry to see his …

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

The sharp decline in mammograms is worrying

There is perhaps no disease that strikes greater fear in the hearts of women than breast cancer. It is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths, behind lung cancer, and . . .

Randi Kreiss

Becoming the expert in your own disease

It’s the job nobody wants, but when you get a diagnosis of breast cancer, the job is yours.

Jerry Kremer

American politics is in the gutter

I follow the developments in the political world to keep myself up to date on the issues. Sadly, the more I read, the more I’m convinced that the American political system has been poisoned . . .

Op-Ed

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 . . .