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The importance of pest control in spring and summer

This story is the third of a three-entry series. Part 1: Mosquito prevention Part 2: Tick avoidance With spring in full swing and the weather warming up, it is once again time to prepare for …

NCDA announces creation of coronavirus scam hotline

In response to a surge in phone and internet scams in recent weeks, the office of Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas has created a coronavirus scam hotline. As communities across New …

Nassau has 3rd-highest number of Covid-19 cases of any county in state

Nassau County had the third-highest number of coronavirus cases of any county in New York as of Saturday, surpassing Westchester and Bronx counties, and Manhattan.

Learning to avoid ticks in warmer weather

This story is the second of a three-entry series. Part 1: Mosquito prevention With spring in full swing and the weather warming up, it is once again time to prepare for the possibility of human …

New York American Water surcharge may be coming in 2021 because of coronavirus

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, New York American Water announced on March 25 that it is postponing its scheduled April 1 rate hike until Sept. 1. The rate hike would see households in the …

Church continues to serve its faithful by live-streaming

There was a gathering of only three people at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Resurrection, in Brookville, for the March 25 Annunciation, the Divine Liturgy that commemorates the visit of the …

School budget votes delayed to at least June 1; $177B state budget in flux

School budget votes have been delayed until at least June 1 because of the coronavirus outbreak, by order of Governor Cuomo.  The votes were to have taken place May 19. The governor issued …

Editorial

Governor Cuomo, Main Street needs a hand

Covid-19 has completely changed the way we all live. But along with worrying about keeping themselves and their families healthy, thousands of small business owners across New York state are losing sleep over . . .

Editorial

Even now, patronize your local small businesses

Coronavirus has swept across New York with astounding speed, leaving sickness, fear and uncertainty in its wake. Small businesses, particularly restaurants and bars, have taken a beating . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

Let’s work together to defeat the coronavirus

How often do we hear that the most important thing in life is good health? That truth has been driven home by the coronavirus . . .

Jerry Kremer

When will it be a woman’s turn?

While there are many women advancing in the corporate world, the political world lags far behind when it comes to women advancing into high office. I have mixed feelings about Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s political style, but . . .