BREAKING NEWS: Rep. Peter King won’t seek re-election


Local trainer acts on desire to help

It’s not often that someone finds her calling so quickly after diving into an unfamiliar field. Bay Shore’s Barbara Larrea, 47, did exactly that after accepting a job at World Gym in Wantagh 23 …

Church members walk for worldwide aid programs

Members of seven churches from across Nassau County gathered in Eisenhower Park on a chill, overcast Saturday for Nassau County’s 10th annual CROP Hunger Walk in support of dozens of aid programs, …

MacArthur tops Mepham for county title

Playing for the Nassau Class A girls’ soccer championship for a second consecutive season as the No. 8 seed, MacArthur seized the moment Tuesday night after a runner-up finish in 2018.

Seaford man ties the knot in ‘Hallowedding’

Hempstead Town Hall’s wedding chapel hosted its first “spooky” wedding ceremony on Halloween. Seaford’s Alexander Castro, 30, decked out in an all-black three-piece suit with a purple tie, …

Wantagh broker going door to door for cure

Something remarkable has been happening in Wantagh since early October: SAS Realty owner Tony Smith and roughly a dozen of his colleagues have been knocking on every door, hoping to raise awareness …

Op-Ed

Making room for mental health in schools

"I’m going trick-or-treating with Freddy Brown this Halloween dressed as Chucky.” I said this to my mom as I left my therapist’s office at the Bio Behavioral Institute in Great Neck.

Editorial

Nassau should take the Climate Smart Pledge

The greatest long-term threat to Nassau County may not be property taxes. It’s likely the climate crisis. That’s why we were surprised that the county hasn’t signed the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Climate Smart Communities Pledge.

Op-Ed

Americans are underserved, not overtaxed

In November 2017, President Trump proclaimed that Americans “are the most heavily taxed people in the world.” As an applause line it was an instant winner, and the president has continued to use it ever since, to thunderous ovations.