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GCH, ‘a center of excellence,’ plans expanded care for seniors

Frank Sabatino, 78, said he always enjoys celebrating Father’s Day with his family, but this year things didn’t go as planned. While enjoying dinner, he recounted, he suddenly felt an …

Opioid lawsuit is first sign of accountability

Nassau County has established a revenue fund to help end opioid abuse, officials announced last week. The Special Revenue Fund will bring Nassau County “one step closer to ending the heroin …

Capital rioter from Bayville arrested and charged

Federal prosecutors have charged a Bayville man for his part in the insurrection at the U.S. Capital on Jan. 6. Gabriel Morgan Brown, 37, has been charged with destruction or injury to buildings or …

Raynham celebrates the Fourth

The atmosphere at Raynham Hall Museum on July Fourth is always celebratory, but this year it was even more so. The museum has traditionally been a popular gathering spot on the holiday, a …

After 20 years on the job, beloved Roosevelt Elementary crossing guard retires

Barbara Howes’ last day as a crossing guard at Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School was noisy, and the commotion was unexpected, she said. But June 17 did start out as a typical day. Holding a …

Former U.S. Representative Lester Wolff dies at 102

Lester L. Wolff, who was elected to the House of Representatives in 1964 and served as a U.S. congressman for 16 years, died Tuesday at 102 years old. He had lived the last 21 years in East Norwich, where he remained active until his death.

Peter Thais wins prestigious Coca-Cola Scholar Award

Peter Thais, 17, a senior at Oyster Bay’s St. Dominic’s High School, has been named a 2021 Coca-Cola Scholar, an honor that comes with a $20,000 college scholarship. He is the only student from Long Island among the 150 awardees, and one of only five New York state seniors chosen from nearly 100,000 applicants by the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation.


The time is right for offshore wind

Plans to construct a wind farm in the ocean 15 miles south of Jones Beach will undoubtedly be met with opposition. The Long Island Commercial Fishing Association has already weighed in against the project . . .


The new SST’s future depends on Kennedy Airport

Here’s a quick note to United Airlines. You know that deal you recently announced with Boom Supersonic that has you placing options to purchase 15 Overture aircraft, the still-to-be-built supersonic transport planes?


Let’s keep our eyes on the skies

Any forward movement in aviation, or in space exploration, is usually greeted by cheers. As should be the case. But often, first come the skeptics who ask whether it was worth it all.

Randi Kreiss

Caught in the tangled lines of big fishing

I watched the Netflix documentary “Seaspiracy” last week, and I may never eat fish again.

Randi Kreiss

Is it fair to ban Trump from social media platforms?

I, for one, am comforted by the silence. I am relieved that the stream of misinformation, disinformation and general mean-spirited lunacy has been plugged.