Code changes to enhance and protect the bay

During the Oyster Bay Town Board meeting on Tuesday, there was a public hearing to consider changes to an existing provision that dictates the licensing of town-owned underwater lands for the benefit …

Bayville and O.B. volunteers help grow 200,000 oysters

Residents looking to take part in a community experience that benefits the environment should look no further than the Community Oyster Garden program. This summer, residents of Bayville and …

Fire destroys headquarters of NOSH

A fire that broke out at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 347 in Glen Cove on Tuesday morning will ultimately affect some 600 needy families not only in the city, but in Bayville, Glen Head, Locust …

Oyster Bay ‘American success story’ will receive Congressional Medal

Harlem Hellfighter Sgt. Leander Willett was in the front-line trenches in France for 191 days during World War I, fighting with the all-Black 369th Infantry Regiment. He engaged in hand-to-hand …

Montesano wants Cuomo ‘accountable’

State Assemblyman Michael Montesano is voicing his opposition to Speaker Carl Heastie’s decision to suspend the Assembly’s impeachment inquiry of Gov. Andrew Cuomo once he officially …

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

Reflecting on the Sept. 11 attacks 20 years later

The Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and in Shanksville, Pa., set off a cascade of worldwide catastrophes over the subsequent two decades . . .

Op-Ed

In celebration of teachers

When talking with my grandkids about returning to school this fall — to the building, with other kids, not the dining room table — I was reminded of a school day of my own years ago.

Jerry Kremer

The summer whizzed past. Strap in for what’s ahead.

I think everyone will concede that the summer went by too quickly. But despite the speed at which two months have passed . . .

Randi Kreiss

A dog’s tale: the view from inside the canine carry-on

I can’t stretch out, I can hardy breathe, but even inside this dog carrier, the air is better than the smoke out in Lake Tahoe.