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Long Beach School District develops new fall sports program

Nassau County may have canceled sports for the fall season because of the coronavirus pandemic, but the Long Beach school district’s Athletic Department has developed a program that will allow …

Long Beach must spend $3 Million on payouts

Long Beach’s financial struggles came into sharp focus at a virtual City Council meeting Tuesday night, when the city comptroller said that the municipality would likely spend $3 million next year …

Honoring Long Beach lifeguards past and present

On a bright Sunday morning this past Labor Day Weekend, the Long Beach Lifeguards Alumni Association gathered at the Patrol Headquarters on National Boulevard beach to honor local lifeguards and …


Fill out the census — the deadline is Sept. 30

Elected leaders from across Nassau County are urging — even pleading with — residents to fill out the U.S. census if they have not already done so, and time is running out.


Hey, college students, quit the partying

College classes were set to start on Long Island this week and next, and that presented a potentially big problem: partying.

Randi Kreiss

Encounter with a phantom of the future

Dateline: Feb. 15, 2020. RK: Who are you? Covid 19: I am a virus, about to launch a worldwide pandemic.


Staying safe as we celebrate the High Holy Days

The Jewish High Holy Days are an important time for many of our residents, an opportunity to reflect on the year that has passed and plan for the year ahead. One critical word during this most vital part of the year . . .

Randi Kreiss

Irony abounds in the time of Trump

We are living in a Greek tragedy, rich in ironic twists. Donald Trump, who ran for office on the promise of “draining the swamp,” has created an administration populated by swamp critters . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

Some inconvenient facts about energy and the environment

One of the great U.S. success stories in recent times has been the country’s move to energy independence. Because we now produce more than enough domestic energy to power our homes and businesses . . .