PHOTOS: Holiday light show dazzles at Jones Beach

After dusk, Jones Beach State Park is shining bright with holiday spirit. The Magic of Lights holiday display in Wantagh, which features over one million Christmas lights, opened to the public on …

Last Hope nabs $4k grant to transport, tune-up at-risk pups

Nonprofit Last Hope Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation last month secured a $4,000 grant from American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals to help rescue eight pups from Kentucky and …

MOMMAS House marks 35th anniversary

In 1984, social worker Pat Shea was working to find housing for a young homeless woman through the Wantagh-based Birthright of Nassau/Suffolk, which helped women facing unplanned or crisis …

Former Radio City Music Hall performer to explain how she saved the venue

For some, Radio City Music Hall evokes the spirit of the holidays. Seaford Public Library will be getting into the holiday spirit this upcoming week with their first-ever virtual event about the …

Parishioners, priests trot with turkeys at St. William the Abbot R.C. Church race

A horn sounded at the count of three and the racers were off! St. William the Abbot R.C. Church hosted its inaugural Turkey Trot Fun Run and 5K Run and Walk in Seaford on Nov. 20. Parishioners and …

Randi Kreiss

How did you get through? In 50 words or less.

Tell me your story. If you’re reading this, you are living through a deadly pandemic that has killed more than five million people worldwide. So far. If you’re reading this . . .

Jerry Kremer

RIP Paul Jackson, renowned South Shore historian

The towns, cities and villages of Long Island have their own recorded and unrecorded histories. Their stories are told by local historians, librarians and historical societies. In many cases . . .

Op-Ed

Public health is political, but shouldn’t be partisan

Taxes, property assessments, crime and schools were top concerns for Long Island politicians in the Nov. 2 elections. Both Democrats and Republicans tried to persuade voters that . . .

Editorial

A new Covid variant is on the march. Mask up!

In recent months, we have seen a growing number of parents crowding school board meetings across Long Island, protesting the state mandate requiring students to mask up in schools.

Editorial

This holiday season for sure, shop locally

Each year, we encourage our readers to shop locally, in your community’s downtown, during the holidays. With the coronavirus pandemic still raging, we’re doubling down on that advice.