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Bideawee Ball returns this fall with two outdoor events

A deep connection exists between humans and animals. It’s the understanding of New York-based animal shelter Bidawee — and the purpose behind the nonprofit’s annual gala event, the …

Town of Hempstead beaches, Jones Beach closes to swimmers following shark sightings

Hempstead town officials closed all its beaches Wednesday afternoon after “numerous” sharks were spotted along the shoreline.

Additional distributors settle in county opioid lawsuit

  Drug distributors McKesson Corporation, Cardinal Health Inc. and AmerisourceBergen Drug Corp. have reached a settlement with New York State, Nassau County and Suffolk County, officials …

Out of the dark: Recovering local finds solace in home decor business

Wantagh resident Nicholas Sarnelli’s bedroom is reminiscent of a curiosity shop. Nineteenth-century pipes and pocket watches are scattered across his dresser, an antique Singer sewing machine …

Randi Kreiss

Caught in the tangled lines of big fishing

I watched the Netflix documentary “Seaspiracy” last week, and I may never eat fish again.

Editorial

The time is right for offshore wind

Plans to construct a wind farm in the ocean 15 miles south of Jones Beach will undoubtedly be met with opposition. The Long Island Commercial Fishing Association has already weighed in against the project . . .

Op-Ed

Let’s keep our eyes on the skies

Any forward movement in aviation, or in space exploration, is usually greeted by cheers. As should be the case. But often, first come the skeptics who ask whether it was worth it all.

Op-Ed

The new SST’s future depends on Kennedy Airport

Here’s a quick note to United Airlines. You know that deal you recently announced with Boom Supersonic that has you placing options to purchase 15 Overture aircraft, the still-to-be-built supersonic transport planes?