Seasonal flavors, warm hospitality at Oak & Vine

Glen Cove welcomed a new culinary hotspot on May 2 with the grand opening of Oak & Vine. The eatery promises to be more than just a restaurant. It’s envisioned as a gathering place where …

New cherry trees arrive at Sagamore Hill

Sagamore Hill National Historic Site has planted six new Kwanzan cherry trees in the park as part of an ongoing tree replanting project. These trees were sourced from non-profit Casey Trees in …

Enhanced accessibility now at Tiegerman Middle School

Tiegerman Middle School, nestled within the historic Coles School building , has recently undergone renovations to keep in line with the standards set by the Americans with Disabilities Act, thanks …

Tumultuous tale of the Roosevelt cousins

The intertwining saga of Alice and Eleanor Roosevelt, first cousins born into one of America’s most influential families, continues to captivate and intrigue, shedding light on a relationship …

Coalition Against Save Abuse says community needs to come together

The state of substance use at North Shore

The North Shore School District is facing challenges in addressing substance abuse among its students, according to a recent presentation by school officials and representatives from local …

Lavine says Long Island housing is ‘balkanized’

Faith-based housing proposal faces backlash

A proposal to include a Faith-Based Housing Act in the New York state budget has sparked debate on Long Island, with concerns about its potential impact on local zoning laws and the ability of …

Understanding the ‘American Dream’ at Raynham Hall Museum

History and contemporary art merge in a captivating dialogue at Raynham Hall Museum’s latest exhibition, “American Dream.” Curated in collaboration with Yellow Cat Gallery, the …


After 125 years, Nassau County still thrives

Celebrating 125 years, Nassau County, formed in 1898 from parts of Queens, has become New York’s fifth-largest county, known for its spacious homes, quiet neighborhoods, excellent schools, rich history, and vibrant community spirit.


Wishing for some of that World War II-era wisdom

Recently I had the opportunity to take part in a forum on President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms, hosted by Cornell University’s Institute of Politics and Global Affairs, which is directed by former U.S. Rep. Steve Israel.


The real work gets done in the middle

Our elected officials resist finding common ground, and prefer vilifying opponents instead of seeking compromise. Consequently, many New York voters have abandoned both parties, declaring a pox on the houses of both Democrats and Republicans.


The New York ERA will protect our rights

One hundred years have now passed since the original Equal Rights Amendment was first introduced on the federal level. On Nov. 5, we New Yorkers will decide whether to modernize our own state Constitution. Currently, that Constitution protects only against racial and religious discrimination. It does not prohibit discrimination against groups that have been historically targeted, including those with disabilities, LGBTQ people, women and immigrants. This measure lands on the ballot after legislation to push it forward passed both houses of the State Legislature in two successive terms.