North Shore School District budget passes

The North Shore School District’s budget passed on Tuesday night, as did its two propositions, despite a campaign from some district residents to reject it. Additionally, incumbent Board of …


Congressman pleads not guilty to 13 federal charges

U.S. Rep. George Santos pleaded not guilty to a 13-count federal indictment in a Central Islip court on Wednesday, where he faced charges of wire fraud, money laundering, theft of public funds, and making materially false statements to the U.S. House of Representatives. 

If found guilty, Santos could face 20 years in prison

George Santos is charged with wire fraud, money laundering

Diana Mueller waited for hours on Wednesday to enter the Central Islip federal courthouse to see U.S. Rep. George Santos arraigned. The Glen Head resident was relieved to hear that the embattled …

Before indictment, Representative George Santos was ready to reinvent

When he ran for congress last year, there was rarely a question George Santos left unanswered. He rode a red Long Island wave straight to Capitol Hill, helping to lock a slim Republican majority in …

Coalition to Save Hempstead Harbor's Harborside Gala celebrates ‘Year of the Oyster’

The Coalition to Save Hempstead Harbor held its annual Harborside Gala on April 27, celebrating another successful year of helping keep Sea Cliff’s environment healthy, while also raising money and …

Glen Head Elementary School students raise money for cancer research

Students from Glen Head Elementary School gathered outside on May 5 to do something many students, and even teachers, dream of doing — taping their principal to the wall. They didn’t do …

Penny Doerge smiled through daunting challenges

Penny’s Flight takes off on quest to find a cure for neurofibromatosis

More than 1,100 people attended a celebration of Penny Doerge’s life last Nov. 18 at St. John’s of Lattingtown Episcopal Church. Most had not known how ill she was, because the …

Jerry Kremer

Two isn’t always a winning number

There are all types of numbers associated with politicians. Pollsters are constantly bombarding us with numbers. Defeated candidates keep complaining that they won, and say they have the numbers to prove it.

Randi Kreiss

Minx or madman: the George Santos story

Don’t mess with puppies, George. From what I’ve read and what I’ve heard in statements coming out of your very own mouth . . .


Gambling addiction is no game

More than 50 million sports fans in the United States had more invested in last Sunday's Super Bowl than pride in their favorite team. They wagered as much as $16 billion on the game.

Peter King

How political extremism became the norm

Viewing the American political scene today, I can’t help thinking about what Yeats wrote more than a century ago: “Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world.”