BREAKING NEWS: Long Beach council lowers tax rate and budget

Porch Fest, a mix of neighborly performances, coming to Long Beach

For years, there have been concerts throughout Long Beach — at the beach, in restaurants and at Kennedy Plaza, to name a few venues. Later this month, music will have a new home in the city: …

Poet laureate gets grant for arts in Nassau

Nassau County Poet Laureate Paula Curci has been awarded a $5,000 grant, made possible with funds from the Statewide Community Regrant Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the …

Jerry Kremer

It’s time to give Joe Biden a break

Since taking office, President Biden has been the subject of all manner of criticism. Most of it focuses on his age. He is described as weak, bumbling, demented and a host of other unkind adjectives. But somehow . . .

Randi Kreiss

Open to learning new stuff? Jump on my list.

Born with the teaching gene and not likely to recover any time soon: That is my self-diagnosis.


A year later, still defending freedom, democracy

The moment Russian President Vladimir Putin marched his forces across the border into neighboring Ukraine, the world was shocked.

Peter King

At the Capitol, it was almost as if I’d never left

Last month I made my first visit to Capitol Hill since Dec. 28, 2020, the day I had cast my final vote on the floor of Congress before my retirement from the House of Representatives.