State Senate Democratic candidates answer questions

With the Democratic primary for the New York State Senate race only two weeks away, candidates Anna Kaplan, the incumbent, and Jeremy Joseph attended a public forum hosted by the League of Women …

Singer and Sarf have big plans for Hildebrandt’s

Hildebrandt’s doors stay open, thanks to Sea Cliff resident

Hildebrandt’s, a classic 1920s- style soda, ice cream and candy shop and restaurant and an icon of Williston Park and Long Island, nearly closed its doors due to rising rents. Thanks to the …

Shellfish provide environmental benefits

Recycling shellfish, good for waterways

Shellfish, particularly oysters, have become well known for their positive impact on the environment — particularly for their ability to filter harmful chemicals like nitrogen from the waters …

A first run for public office for Jeremy Joseph

The Democratic primary for New York State Senate District 7 is coming up on August 23, and for Jeremy Joseph of Hicksville, this will be his first run for public office.Joseph was born in 1984 in …

State Sen. Anna Kaplan running for reelection

With the district lines redrawn this year, the North Shore of Nassau County is now a part of State Senate District 7, a district currently held by Anna Kaplan of North Hempstead. Kaplan will be …

Seniors stay active in G.C.

Glen Cove seniors have been taking the time to beat the heat on Wellness Wednesday in Morgan Park. The Glen Cove Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation brings educators to demonstrate and teach …

Low mortality, high infectivity for BA.5

Covid numbers rising again

It appears the Covid-19 pandemic peaked and is declining, but it also appears the virus is not going anywhere anytime soon, as the BA.5 variant has been aggressively making its way around Nassau …

Jerry Kremer

Courage is too rare a commodity these days

One of my all-time favorite books was written by the late President John F. Kennedy in 1956, four years before he became president. The book, “Profiles in Courage” . . .

Randi Kreiss

Governor DeSantis: Teachers need to be educated

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s plan to allow U.S. veterans to teach in Florida classrooms is a terrific concept — if and when the veterans earn bachelor’s degrees and complete teacher training programs.

Editorial

Protect democracy: Become an election protector

During the dog days of summer, many people are more apt to relax on vacation than to think about whom they plan to vote for in the upcoming elections, never mind how they can help ensure voters’ rights at the polling place.

Op-Ed

Where’s the county’s plan for opioid settlement funds?

Nassau County’s ongoing mission to address the opioid addiction crisis is one of the most important and most heart-wrenching issues I contend with . . .