Man drives his car into the Sound

An 85-year-old man died on Nov. 18 after driving his 2011 Volkswagen Jetta into the Long Island Sound in Oyster Bay. The car flipped over as it landed in the sound at 3 p.m. after jumping a curb and …

Fight continues for children to take off their masks

Save Our Schools, or SOS, is a grassroots organization intent on bringing transparency to parents and taxpayers across the town, county, state and country. The organization says they work to protect …

Vets ceremony honors 13 killed in Afghanistan

At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, the Great War — World War I —  ended. Veterans Day commemorates that day across the United States. Each year, members of …

Legislator Lafazan keeps his seat after ballot count

Josh Lafazan, 27, who began his career in the Nassau County Legislature when he was 23, the body’s youngest member ever, has unofficially won his bid for a third term. After absentee ballots …

Hot stuff at Nassau fire camp

Khadeejah Memon is 14. Five feet tall and weighing 107 pounds, the East Norwich resident said she has her heart set on becoming a New York City firefighter. She joined the East Norwich Fire …

Editorial

A new Covid variant is on the march. Mask up!

In recent months, we have seen a growing number of parents crowding school board meetings across Long Island, protesting the state mandate requiring students to mask up in schools.

Editorial

This holiday season for sure, shop locally

Each year, we encourage our readers to shop locally, in your community’s downtown, during the holidays. With the coronavirus pandemic still raging, we’re doubling down on that advice.

Op-Ed

Public health is political, but shouldn’t be partisan

Taxes, property assessments, crime and schools were top concerns for Long Island politicians in the Nov. 2 elections. Both Democrats and Republicans tried to persuade voters that . . .

Jerry Kremer

RIP Paul Jackson, renowned South Shore historian

The towns, cities and villages of Long Island have their own recorded and unrecorded histories. Their stories are told by local historians, librarians and historical societies. In many cases . . .

Randi Kreiss

How did you get through? In 50 words or less.

Tell me your story. If you’re reading this, you are living through a deadly pandemic that has killed more than five million people worldwide. So far. If you’re reading this . . .