Uniondale board highlights successes, points toward future

The Uniondale Board of Education discussed summer programs and plans for the 2024-25 academic year on July 2.

Fresh faces for Uniondale school district

The Uniondale School District has appointed four new leaders for the upcoming 2024-25 academic year.

Hempstead residents seek action on polluted water

Hempstead village residents attended the Nassau County’s legislative meeting on June 24 to push for funds for new water infrastructure.

Empire State Fair comes back to Nassau Coliseum

The Empire State Fair has returned to Nassau Coliseum for summer 2024! The fair is running through July 14, on weekdays from 5 to 11 p.m. and weekends from noon to 11 p.m.

In the heart of Nassau County, fireworks and family fun at ‘Celebrate America’

In honor of the Fourth of July, Nassau County once again illuminated the sky with bursts of color over the lake behind the Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre for its annual “Celebrate America” firework display on July 3, hosted by TD Bank and Fireworks By Grucci.

Editorial

Lessons learned, grads take the next step

It’s the season of graduations — when students from every corner of our communities take center stage to mark significant milestones in their academic journeys

Columnist

I’m running to fight for women’s freedoms

Since Roe was overturned, legislators and governors in more than a dozen states have imposed harsh restrictions and outright bans on abortion. The repercussions have been devastating.

Columnist

Albany gets one right for our kids

“Progress” and “Albany,” unfortunately, have not been synonymous over the past few years, with good reason. Albany has gotten a lot of things wrong: bail reform, reckless …

Columnist

Congestion pricing delay exposes political gamesmanship

Gov. Kathy Hochul’s recent decision to delay the controversial congestion pricing scheme is cause for celebration. Let’s not forget, however, that this win comes with a rather large asterisk.