Environmentalists decry Gov. Hochul’s proposed state housing compact

Gov. Kathy Hochul’s proposed New York Housing Compact has drawn outcry from across Long Island, and some of the loudest voices can be heard in environmental organizations. Groups across the …

Julia Vaughn is Community Foundation of Oyster Bay's new president

Oyster Bay is full of hard-working, civic-minded residents who work together to support and enrich the community, and one organization that stands at the forefront is the Community Foundation of …

Festival of flowers at Oyster Bay's Planting Fields Arboretum

Although spring has not yet sprung, the camellias at the Planting Fields Arboretum have already started to bloom. Visitors to the arboretum saw them firsthand at the historical site’s Annual …

Bright minds shine at Locust Valley Intermediate’s Science Fair

More than 30 third- through fifth-grade students from Locust Valley Intermediate School showcased their science skills during the building’s annual science fair on March 2. During the event, …

U.S. Rep. Anthony D’Esposito rejects Santos’ try to join his fraud bill

Like many new congressional members, George Santos is looking to get his name on key pieces of legislation in front of the U.S. House of Representatives — the higher profile the better. But …

Long Island Rescue Rabbit Group to raise money to rescue rabbits

Rabbits are hopping their way back into Sea Cliff with the return of the Long Island Rabbit Rescue Group fundraiser on Saturday. The event raises money for Long Island’s largest volunteer …

An inexpensive but healthier take on fast food at Gimmer Burger in Oyster Bay

Oyster Bay’s latest burger joint has arrived, in the form of Gimme Burger. The restaurant brought to the hamlet by the team of Jesse Schenker and Michael and Claudia Taglich offers low-cost burgers, fries, shakes and more.

Jerry Kremer

Two isn’t always a winning number

There are all types of numbers associated with politicians. Pollsters are constantly bombarding us with numbers. Defeated candidates keep complaining that they won, and say they have the numbers to prove it.

Randi Kreiss

Minx or madman: the George Santos story

Don’t mess with puppies, George. From what I’ve read and what I’ve heard in statements coming out of your very own mouth . . .


Gambling addiction is no game

More than 50 million sports fans in the United States had more invested in last Sunday's Super Bowl than pride in their favorite team. They wagered as much as $16 billion on the game.

Peter King

How political extremism became the norm

Viewing the American political scene today, I can’t help thinking about what Yeats wrote more than a century ago: “Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world.”