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 …

Church struggles to keep pantry shelves full

Church pantry forced to rely on retailers

Thanks to supply chain issues and the war in Ukraine, among other factors, Americans everywhere are struggling to put food on the table. For the North Shore Community Church food pantry, the issue …

Celebrating classical music through advocacy

The Oyster Bay Music Festival is well known for its community of classical music lovers on Long Island. This year, members of the OBMF will share their love of classical music with charitable …

Bonanza, a community staple for over 120 years

What sets Bonanza's stand apart from the rest? It's the talent, said Philip Bonanza, the current owner of the stand. He is the third generation owner of the Bonanza Stand of Oyster Bay. His …

Kids from St. John's of Lattingtown help Uvalde from 1,941 miles away

It was a little over a week, after 10 Black workers and shoppers in a Buffalo supermarket were murdered by a gunman, that 13 children made their confirmation at St. John’s of Lattingtown …

Second Oyster Bay Day coming to the hamlet soon

The Oyster Bay-East Norwich Chamber of Commerce which is hosting Oyster Bay Day once again with the Town of Oyster Bay, are guaranteeing it will be a fun event for the entire family. There will be …

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.


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.


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 . . .