Nassau Pops a crowd pleaser in Malverne

The Nassau Pops Symphony Orchestra kicked off Malverne’s summer concert series with selections from film and theater at the town’s gazebo park on July 16. The performance was organized by …

Playing Pickleball in West Hempstead

People young and old in West Hempstead and surrounding communities have taken interest in a perhaps less widely known sport: pickleball. Pickleball Plus, first opened last October, often find their …

Lakeview prepares for annual community celebrations

For more than two decades, Lakeview Day has been a summer event the community circles on the calendar every August. Taking place on Aug. 6 this year, the event aims to bring the entire community …

Girl Scouts welcome new board members from West Hempstead

Four residents of West Hempstead have been announced as members of the Girl Scouts of Nassau County’s new board of directors. Tonia Bottoms, Esq., Natalie Borneo, Kevin Boston-Hill, and Anne …

Lakeview Fire Department keeps prepared

The past two Wednesday nights have been busy with practice and drills for the Lakeview Fire Department – mainly training their firefighters in car extrications. Using what Chief Michael Joyce …

Editorial

It’s time to go to the precinct and vote . . . again?

With school board elections and the June primary for the Assembly, it seems we’re making more trips to our polling precinct than we might make to the gym.

Op-Ed

If I were a shark, I’d sue Steven Spielberg for defamation

Probably no depiction of sharks has so demonized these creatures as the movie “Jaws,” directed by Steven Spielberg . . .

Op-Ed

Will the Russians fly away from the space station?

Given the all-but-declared new cold war between the U.S. and Russia, it may seem unsurprising that Vladimir Putin’s government would announce plans to pull out of its partnership with the International Space Station . . .

Randi Kreiss

Family time on Maine’s rocky seacoast

Things began to go sideways when the rain began, and we broke out the Monopoly set.