Church of the Holy Resurrection founder dies

When Irene Poulos died on Sept. 1, at age 92, the North Shore Greek Orthodox community lost not only a devoted parishioner, loving wife and mother, and cheerful neighbor, but an important figure in …

Bipartisan effort to end opioid addiction

County funds set aside for opioid crisis

Nassau County has nearly $70 million collecting a little dust in a bank account — but not for long. County Executive Bruce Blakeman has earmarked $2.5 million for opioid addiction treatment, …

Remembering twenty-four local victims of Sept. 11 in Oyster Bay

Patricia Ruggiere Scavuzzo wiping away a few stay tears smiled as she shared memories of her son Bart J. Ruggiere. A victim of Sept. 11, 2001, he was being remembered with 23 other victims from the …

Six-year-old oyster gardening program seeks to save the Sound

Community members, volunteers, scientists and public officials gathered by the Laurel Hollow docks on Wednesday to celebrate the success of the North Shore Oyster Gardening program. Hundreds of …

A look at Roosevelt’s resting place

Youngs Memorial Cemetery is one of many historic landmarks in Oyster Bay, and like many of the hamlet’s hidden gems, it has much more cultural significance than most people are aware of. It is, …

NOSH finds a new home on School Street

NOSH, which lost its home due to a fire in August 2021, has finally found a new space at 32 School St. in Glen Cove. A subset of the North Shore Soup Kitchen, NOSH serves the surrounding communities …

Ukrainian woman brings love of cats to the U.S.

Natalia Homcharenko, of Ukraine, misses her six cats terribly. When she left her three-room flat in Kyiv to board a flight to New York on Feb. 4, she thought she would be back in a month. She …

Op-Ed

A history of King Charles not worth repeating

Oddly enough, however, my family has a connection to the throne — that is, if longstanding legend is to be believed.

Randi Kreiss

Work for Donald Trump, wind up in handcuffs

Is that the scent of autumn apples in the air? No, I believe that’s the smell of subpoenas, dozens of subpoenas served in recent weeks to Trump employees, former employees . . .

Editorial

Schools are right to resurrect the snow day

Journalist and bestselling author Susan Orlean once described a snow day as “literally and figuratively” something that “falls from the sky — unbidden — and seems like a thing of wonder.”

Jerry Kremer

The dilemma of choosing a college

This is a busy time of year for families. Getting the children back to school and focused on homework is a big challenge for any parent. And there’s another group of parents . . .