Oyster Bay High School assistant football coach resigns in protest

Joseph Baccarella, an Oyster Bay High School assistant football coach, said he resigned on Jan. 23 to protest the firing of Joe Knoll, the team’s head coach. A half-dozen parents of current and …

Bayville reveals plans for pier property

Big changes may be coming to Bayville. That is, if the village board of trustees approves a new project for the former Steve’s Pier property on Bayville Avenue. Plans to replace the blighted …

Supervisor Saladino shares the state of the town

The recently reinstated Glenwood Glen Head Civic Association invited Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino to its meeting on Jan. 31. There, the supervisor delivered a state of the town address …

Locals lodge complaints against Airbnb in Glen Head

For $185 a night you can stay in a cozy Glen Head home with three bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms and a funky charm all its own. Despite its five-star rating on Airbnb, neighbors of the home, at …

Making all voices heard in Nassau County elections

A group of officials watched, intrigued, as Kevin Greenstein, of Port Washington, demonstrated how to use an AutoMARK voter assist terminal, a machine designed for people with physical impairments to …

Children enjoy Chinese New Year at the Locust Valley Library

Chinese New Year officially began Feb. 5 but because it’s never too early to have fun the Locust Valley Library held its celebration for children a bit earlier, on Feb 2. It is the Year of the Pig, …


Challenges ahead for Democratic Senate

As New York Democrats look ahead to two years of majority control of the State Senate — and the Assembly and the governor’s mansion — they should also remember the past and learn from their predecessors’ mistakes.

Scott Brinton

Trump’s border wall math doesn’t add up

At least the federal government’s Santa tracker remained after a partial government shutdown last week, forced by President Trump’s stubborn insistence that Congress allocate $5 billion in funding for his wall to separate the United States and Mexico.

Randi Kreiss

Shut the door on 2018. Nail that sucker shut.

We aren’t so much leaping into the New Year as we are fleeing the old one.