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 …


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.


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 …


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?