Fighting the opioid crisis

Legislators: Put fentanyl test strips into Narcan Kits

Flanked by community leaders and recovery advocates on the front steps of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive & Legislative Building, Nassau County Legislators Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove), Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) and Debra Mulé (D - Freeport) unveiled proposed legislation on Tuesday that would require the inclusion of fentanyl-detecting test strips in Narcan kits distributed by Nassau County agencies.

Uniondale Crime

Homicide in Uniondale

The Nassau County Homicide Squad is investigating a homicide that occurred on Tuesday, July 19, 2022, at 8:58 pm in Uniondale. According to detectives, First Precinct officers responded to a call …

Uniondale Public Schools

Shooting hoops, strengthening bonds

Uniondale High School's coaching staff recently hosted a Girls Basketball Jamboree. Head Coach Nolan Dunkley, Assistant Coach Phil Williams and Junior Varsity Coach Nelson Umana hosted the three-hour basketball clinic for all girls in second through ninth grades in the Uniondale Union Free School District. Young athletes from every elementary and middle school in the District attended the event.

Uniondale Education

Cooking class—live from Africa

Uniondale Union Free School District's Turtle Hook Middle School scholars recently participated in a live virtual conference with Ghanaian chefs via Zoom.

Uniondale Public Schools

Smith Street School stands with Robb Elementary School

Uniondale Union Free School District's Smith Street School scholars and staff recently held a memorial service for the victims of the May 24 Robb Elementary School mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas. Each scholar designed a yellow rose of solidarity that was placed in a display case honoring the victims of the shooting.

Op-Ed

Will there be more canings in the Senate chamber?

In the mid-1800s, there were scorching debates taking place in the U.S. Congress between politicians in the North, who opposed slavery, and those in the South, who favored the institution.

Randi Kreiss

From the queen to the U.S. jester-in-chief

When I learned that Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago desk looks a lot like my Aunt Maddie’s, I wasn’t surprised.

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.”

Op-Ed

Who and what would Trump run against in 2024?

The likelihood that former President Donald Trump will run again in 2024 seems to increase by the day. Unless the Mar-a-Lago raid turns up something that leads to a criminal indictment . . .