Nassau County flash flood warning until 6:45 p.m.

With streets flooding from today's  rain event, governor Kathy Hochul issued a state of emergency for all of Long Island.

How much is it worth? Come to the West Hempstead Public Library to find out!

Do you have something old, unusual or perhaps even bizarre? Have you ever wondered if it was worth anything or perhaps very valuable? Bring your items for a free appraisal at the West Hempstead …

Nassau County Legislature calls for swift action on infrastructure

In response to the appearance of three sinkholes in Lido Beach, Baldwin, and Oceanside over the past two months, Legislator Debra Mulé unites with Baldwin community leaders and …


Politics is partisan — voting isn’t

Some 158 million Americans voted in the 2020 U.S. presidential election, but 63 million eligible people could not because they weren’t even registered to vote.


Searching the sky 2,000 miles from home

On clear summer evenings, I sit on the lawn of William L. Buck Elementary School in Valley Stream — a five-minute walk from my house — with a telescope I was given four years ago at my bat mitzvah.

Jerry Kremer

In Washington, the inmates are running the asylum

Every few months there is a respected opinion poll that asks how much credibility Congress has. Poll after poll finds that the public’s faith in Congress is at an all-time low, and sinking lower by the week.

Randi Kreiss

I’ll be choosing my words even more carefully

I’ll be seeing you, just not every week. In June, when I wrote “Column writing through hell and high water,” I told readers I was taking a leave from writing for a few months . . .