Our Lady of Lourdes knits and crochets for a good cause

Members of Our Lady of Lourdes parish gather at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursday of the month to create shawls, blankets, hats, scarves and much more while trading stories, tips and tricks …

Weapon possession arrest in Lakeview

A Lakeview man has been arrested and charged with criminal possession of a firearm following an altercation on Saturday. At around 4:50 p.m. on Sept. 24, Nassau County police responded to a call …

New Secondary School in West Hempstead

Students in the West Hempstead School District returned to classes on Sept. 1 to a major change, as the district combined the middle and high school students into what is now called the West …

Malverne school supply drives are a surprising smash hit

Community organizations running school-supply collection drives last month expressed concerns that their collection boxes would be relatively empty compared with past years, but they have found some …

Crossroads Farm hosts farm to table dinner

Crossroads Farm at Grossmann’s celebrated a bountiful harvest with a farm to table benefit dinner on the evening of Sept. 10. The dinner considered themes of connection, with each other and …

Editorial

Banning books is un-American

Last week was Banned Books Week, a time to spotlight censorship and attempts across the country to take books off library shelves.

Op-Ed

Why we need to go back to the moon

Ever since NASA started trying, unsuccessfully so far, to launch its unmanned Artemis I spacecraft . . .

Randi Kreiss

When Nazis killed 6 million, where was America?

I implore readers to watch the new six-hour, three-part series on PBS, “The U.S. and the Holocaust,” by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein.

Kaminsky casts long shadow in area Senate race

Todd Kaminsky casts a long shadow in Long Beach and the Five Towns, which make up much of the 9th State Senatorial District. Kaminsky was a state senator for eight years, and chaired the upper …

Op-Ed

So you think the governor’s a shoo-in in November?

Is it any surprise that Gov. Kathy Hochul’s once insurmountable lead in the polls is eroding when public opinion surveys are analyzed carefully?