Mike Khimov, the man behind the haircut in Oyster Bay

Mike’s Barber Shop in Oyster Bay has been a staple in the community for many years, and people come from different parts of Long Island, and some even farther afield, to get their hair cut …

Artists of all ages take part in Bayville library show

Tiny Art Show in Bayville

Kristy Fumante, the adult program coordinator at the Bayville Free Library, was searching for a way to bring people back to the library. The coronavirus pandemic had forced an extended pause in …

Shellfish provide environmental benefits

Recycling shellfish, good for waterways

Shellfish, particularly oysters, have become well known for their positive impact on the environment — particularly for their ability to filter harmful chemicals like nitrogen from the waters …

A first run for public office for Jeremy Joseph

The Democratic primary for New York State Senate District 7 is coming up on August 23, and for Jeremy Joseph of Hicksville, this will be his first run for public office.Joseph was born in 1984 in …

State Sen. Anna Kaplan running for reelection

With the district lines redrawn this year, the North Shore of Nassau County is now a part of State Senate District 7, a district currently held by Anna Kaplan of North Hempstead. Kaplan will be …

Kids explore at the Planting Fields camp

The Planting Fields Arboretum’s four-week summer camp is now in session for the first time. Completely outdoors, every week is different, as children explore different areas within the 400-acre …

New mural highlights O.B. railroad’s history

The Oyster Bay Railroad Museum has unveiled a new mural on the side of a building by the entrance to the rail yard. The mural, which features paintings of trains and Theodore Roosevelt, has been …

Op-Ed

Will the Russians fly away from the space station?

Given the all-but-declared new cold war between the U.S. and Russia, it may seem unsurprising that Vladimir Putin’s government would announce plans to pull out of its partnership with the International Space Station . . .

Randi Kreiss

Family time on Maine’s rocky seacoast

Things began to go sideways when the rain began, and we broke out the Monopoly set.

Editorial

It’s time to go to the precinct and vote . . . again?

With school board elections and the June primary for the Assembly, it seems we’re making more trips to our polling precinct than we might make to the gym.

Op-Ed

Two heroes, and one captain who should’ve been ashamed

A tall obelisk rises from the heart of Rockville Cemetery, the Lynbrook burial ground that dates back to the earliest days of our nation. It remembers the 139 souls lost . . .