MacArthur eyes conference repeat

The MacArthur girls’ basketball team is in line for a possible repeat conference title powered by strong depth and chemistry. The Generals (13-3) closed the month of January riding an eight …

Inside Seaford Middle School’s comprehensive exploration studies

At Seaford Middle School, the day isn’t over when the dismissal bell rings.

Freshwater fish might be dangerous to eat, study suggests

The Wantagh-Seaford area is home to some of Nassau County’s premiere freshwater fishing spots.

Wantagh medic alleges sexual assault by captain, ex-chief

A Wantagh Fire Department medic alleges that ex-chief Kenneth Kelly and Engine 7 captain Josef Seier sexually assaulted her at a birthday party that took place at the firehouse last year, according to a lawsuit filed on Jan. 12.

Zweibel earns lifetime achievement award

Hewlett High School alumnus Alan Zweibel has come a long way since writing jokes for $7 apiece for the Catskill Comics.

Jerry Kremer

The era of ‘Marcus Welby, M.D.’ is over

I’ll bet very few readers remember television shows like “Dr. Kildare” and “Marcus Welby,” which featured physicians who made house calls and performed miracles of all kinds.

Randi Kreiss

Folks scramble as the price of eggs soars nationwide

You can believe the hype. Last week, a boutique grocery on Manhattan’s Upper East Side was selling eggs for $17.99 a dozen.


The tricky balance of fear and openness

It was like having security cameras in every room of a house but one. That’s how Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone described to reporters the decentralized, hodgepodge security infrastructure of the county’s computer network . . .

Peter King

D’Esposito will get the job done in Washington

Earlier this month I had the privilege of speaking at the ceremonial swearing-in of newly elected U.S. Rep. Anthony D’Esposito.