A picnic to benefit Ukraine

Ten Ukrainian police officers, trained in combat, ran for their lives near Lugansk in May as a Russian drone followed them. A helmet worn by one had already been shot off by the enemy as they dodged …

Roosevelt would’ve been proud of these dedicated officers

It was a regular night on patrol for Nassau County Police Department 4th Precinct Officer Douglas M. Bedell in February of 2018, when he came across something unusual. It wasn’t a mugging, a …

Oyster Bay United FC, winners in so many ways

Oyster Bay United FC moved to just one step from their goal of taking home silverware as champions of the UPSL Northeast Conference on June 18, when 300 passionate and boisterous fans cheered on the …

OBHS Valedictorian Kevin Biggiani Cornell bound

Kevin Biggiani is the sort of student who was always at the top of his class. So, being named the valedictorian for the Oyster Bay High School class of 2022 wasn’t surprising, but what others may …

Meet Bridget Zahradnik, OBHS’s salutatorian

Bridget Zahradnik, a lifelong East Norwich resident, with a weighted average of 112.09 is Oyster Bay High School’s salutatorian for 2022. She will attend Vanderbilt University in the …

Steve Minicozzi is Bayville’s new mayor

The results are in for the Village of Bayville’s election indicating that Steve Minicozzi won his bid for mayor against John Taylor by a large margin. On top in each of the five districts, …

O.B. High School graduate battling rare form of cancer

Rhabdomyosarcoma is a term few people know, and even fewer can pronounce. But for the Martorella family of Oyster Bay, the word has become all too familiar. Tricia and Damien Martorella’s oldest …

Jerry Kremer

Map-making is a cruel business

Politics is generally of little interest to the average citizen. Getting to and from work, taking care of family needs and trying to have a little joy is much more important.

Randi Kreiss

Is our democracy becoming a royal pain?

Is it too late to bring back King George III? We had all the right intentions in 1776, and a terrific starting lineup, but we seem to be making a mess of this experiment called democracy.

Editorial

Fight school violence with a unified voice

There is seemingly no place safer than home, but schools are supposed to be the next best thing.

Op-Ed

Why must we risk our lives to go to school?

Our country mourned the tragic events of a school massacre — again. But the day after the shooting in Uvalde . . .