Jewish war veterans fight for justice

The Jewish War Veterans is a national organization trying to dispel the myth that Jews never served in American military conflicts — and could also possibly help stem the rising tide of antisemitism.

Calhoun's alumni association announces Hall of Fame inductees

To the Calhoun Alumni Association, everyone is worthy of a spot in the Hall of Fame. Recently, they announced their 2023 inductees, and set a ceremony for this April.

Chabad of Merrick-Bellmore-Wantagh prepares for preschool expansion

The Chabad of Merrick-Bellmore-Wantagh ended 2022 with a bang, raising more than $450,000 in just two days in an online campaign to benefit many of the programs it operates.

How Calhoun's Medical Club prepares students for a future in medicine

Calhoun’s Medical Club, a student-run group, takes part in several initiatives throughout the school year, and connects its members with medical professionals who may be vital in helping students kick off their careers.

Toys take a trip from Saw Mill Road to Fort Myers, Fla.

The North Bellmore School District has long partnered with the Tunnel to Towers Foundation to collect toys for natural disaster relief. This year, Saw Mill Road Elementary School's SADD Club ran the drive, and representatives from the charity came to meet with students, and collect the toys to be driven to southwest Florida.

Jerry Kremer

The challenges for the Long Island Four

Once upon a time, there was a group known as the Long Island Nine. They were the nine Republican state senators . . .

Randi Kreiss

Being vulnerable, a new holiday ritual

Can we settle in and be real? No, not everyone is having a better time than you. No, you aren’t the only one who wishes you’d passed on the second slice of coconut custard pie.


Remembering for those who no longer can

There are very few people left who can answer the question, “Where were you when Pearl Harbor was bombed?”


‘Energy efficient’ may become a contradiction in terms

Hearings are getting under way on a proposal to socialize energy on Long Island. It would make the Long Island Power Authority the region’s sole entity responsible for keeping our lights on.