BREAKING NEWS: Governor Hochul declares State of Emergency for L.I. as nor'easter slams the region


G.C. eye doctor is set to retire, but will continue work overseas

After three and a half decades of helping to improve people’s eyesight, Dr. Robert Appel has decided to slow down. And while his hundreds of patients across the North Shore are sorry to see his …

No tax increase in proposed town budget

The Town of Oyster Bay voted to move forward with its proposed 20220 budget at Tuesday’s board meeting. The spending plan will be the focus of a public hearing later this month. Town Supervisor …

Raynham Hall brings Colonial days back to the hamlet

Did you know that muskets, the weapons used in the Revolutionary War, were so inaccurate that the combatants didn’t bother to aim at their targets? They couldn’t hit anyone past 100 yards …

In temporary new home, NOSH reopens

After a fire destroyed its Glen Cove headquarters in August, NOSH, a food delivery service and a program of the North Shore Soup Kitchen, has relocated to St. Hyacinth’s Church, in Glen Head, …

Grenville Baker Boys & Girls Club reopens in Locust Valley

A jubilant crowd gathered in front of a royal blue ribbon that stretched across the entrance of the Grenville Baker Boys & Girls Club, on Weir Lane last Friday. The occasion was the completion of …

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

The sharp decline in mammograms is worrying

There is perhaps no disease that strikes greater fear in the hearts of women than breast cancer. It is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths, behind lung cancer, and . . .

Op-Ed

White men have had no shortage of ‘problems’

Race and racism are in the news and on our minds. In response, many thoughtful commentaries have referred to W.E.B. Du Bois and James Baldwin, both of whom, in their day, wrote about the “Negro problem.”

Jerry Kremer

American politics is in the gutter

I follow the developments in the political world to keep myself up to date on the issues. Sadly, the more I read, the more I’m convinced that the American political system has been poisoned . . .

Randi Kreiss

Becoming the expert in your own disease

It’s the job nobody wants, but when you get a diagnosis of breast cancer, the job is yours.