North Shore school tax levy is $86 million

The North Shore School District announced, and then voted in favor of, an $86 million tax levy for the 2022-23 school year.As anticipated, it will represent a substantial markup from past …

Monkeypox declared a public health emergency

Monkeypox is ‘much harder to get’ than Covid, doctors say

The Biden administration declared monkeypox a public health emergency on Aug. 4 in hopes of accelerating a response and recognition of the transmission of the disease, in addition to helping mobilize …

Dance at Morgan Park brings community together

With the backdrop of the setting sun across the Morgan Memorial Park stage, residents and visitors gathered for the second annual Gold Coast Dance Festival last Saturday. Festivalgoers laid out …

North Shore stands united over LIPA settlement

With the settlement of the LIPA case and the incoming hit to the North Shore School District’s revenue, tensions have been running high amongst residents of the district on the issue of the tax …

Cornhole tournament in Glenwood Landing

Glenwood Landing American Legion Post 336 will hold a cornhole tournament at their post on Friday. This will mark the fourth time they’ve held the tournament since they began the event in …

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 …

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 . . .