County raises tobacco age to 21

In a unanimous vote on May 23, the Nassau County Legislature approved legislation that prohibits the sale of tobacco products to those under the age of 21. The new bill was signed into law by County …

The passing of the tongs in Sea Cliff

After 35 years of serving Sea Cliff’s seniors, the head chefs of the Mutual Concerns Committee’s senior lunch program are handing in their aprons. Longtime residents Maryann Tuminello, 73, and …

National Guard sergeant vilifies vaping in North Shore

By Alyssa Seidman A large spark. An explosion. A puff of black smoke. These factors are the common beginnings of an electrical fire, as well as what occurs if a vaping …

North Shore's top students honored by Nassau County superintendents

Valedictorians and salutatorians from Nassau County’s high schools will soon graduate — embarking on new journeys as they walk in the steps of scholars who came before them.Before all …

Service and Sacrifice

Former Marine Corps sergeant, of Glen Cove, remembers her service

Part One of an ongoing series. A giant papier-mâché giraffe sculpture stands in the entryway of Evelyn Kandel’s Glen Cove home. “Oh, I made that,” she said with a laugh. “It was a …


National day of remembrance marked with parades in Sea Cliff, Glen Head

Some residents found Monday’s cloudy skies troubling. They wondered if showers would lead to yet another poor showing like it had for the past two years at the annual Memorial Day parades in Sea …


Gold Coast director's lifetime spent in libraries

Part three of a series highlighting North Shore’s librarians. Michael Morea jokes that he was “born in the library.” He grew up attending Story Times, piano performances and other …


Health care remains the nation’s central issue

Anyone who watches or listens to daily news broadcasts encounters a steady stream of government officials insisting that the economy is improving steadily and that the lives of average Americans are getting better.

Scott Brinton

Memories of Mexico lead to a career in journalism

As I scroll back through my childhood remembrances, Mexico comes to me in clips and phrases, a staccato succession of wonder and horror — but mostly wonder.

Randi Kreiss

Vets at the mercy of the commander in chief

It does matter that on Memorial Day, President Trump tweeted, “Happy Memorial Day! Those who died for our great country would be very happy and proud at how well our country is doing today.” It matters because . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

U.S.-China relationship is reaching a critical point

A lot of attention is being paid these days to America’s relationship with China. And for good reason, because China must decide whether it will be a partner to the U.S. or an adversary.


Glenwood Landing says ‘aloha’ to the start of summer

Last Friday, the Glenwood Landing Elementary School community was transported to a tropical paradise in their own backyard. The school hosted its first end-of-the-year family luau to celebrate the …


Springfest in Sea Cliff

Residents traveled through every corner of the village last Sunday for Sea Cliff’s fifth annual Springfest, sponsored by the Sea Cliff Arts Council. The fair is an opportunity for local business …