ColtFest canceled at Sanford H. Calhoun in Merrick

Sanford H. Calhoun High School in Merrick has canceled this weekend's ColtFest, the festival associated with the homecoming weekend football game.

Keeping Michael Geraldi’s memory alive

By all accounts, Michael Geraldi was a special person. A New York City Police Department officer, he was always committed to giving back and helping others.

Merrick starts new school year

With a renewed focus on creating a positive impact on all students in the Merrick Union Free School District, faculty and staff members at Birch, Chatterton and Lakeside schools welcomed children on Sept. 5 on the first day of school.

Stuart Copperman victim awarded $22 million

More than 100 women who claimed they were sexually abused by Stuart Copperman, a former pediatrician who owned and operated a Merrick practice, have long waited for answers.


Congestion pricing will fuel further flight from New York

In recent times, far too many New Yorkers have been forced to flee the place they’ve spent most of their lives, driven out by high taxes, an ever-increasing cost of living . . .

Randi Kreiss

News porn, food porn and shopping porn

Really, the world outside is conspiring to corrupt us. The mindless chatter is deafening, the distractions are pervasive . . .


New housing on L.I.? Not in my backyard.

A poll conducted by nextLI/Newsday discovered a not-so-puzzling contradiction. A majority of Long Island residents want more local housing options . . .