Community News

U.S. letter carriers gearing up for Stamp Out Hunger campaign May 13

Island Harvest Food Bank is teaming up with the National Association of Letter Carriers and the United States Postal Service for the 25th annual Stamp Out Hunger campaign on Saturday, May 13. In …

A doggone good day in Glen Cove

Man’s best friend finally has a new place to run free in Glen Cove — the new dog park in Dennis Brian Murray Park. Under sunny skies on Sunday, dogs of all sizes and their owners and …

North Shore H.S. junior collecting prom dresses for students in need

Prom night is fast approaching. For many young women, it’s a night of wonder. For others, it can be a time of embarrassment. With prom dresses running $500 to $1,000, many seniors simply cannot …

Sunrise Highway aqueduct study moves forward

Nassau County officials remain optimistic that a 110-year-old aqueduct running underneath Sunrise Highway can transport treated sewage from the South Shore Water Reclamation Facility in Bay Park to …

Addict finds hope at Living Water

A lot can happen in 43 years. Some people raise families. Some people start businesses. Some people travel the world. For Kelly Cavanagh, more than four decades of her life were dedicated to a …

Five Towners, rabbi stole over $17 million

A pair of Five Towns residents and a Queens rabbi will be sentenced for their part in a scheme to embezzle more than $17 million of city and state funding that was expected to be used for special-needs students between 3-and 5-years-old, who attend the Island Child Development Center in Far Rockaway.

Editorial

The governor takes aim at the gender pay gap

Over the past several decades, women have made tremendous strides in the workforce. Working mothers are now the single or primary source of income in 40 percent of . . .

Scott Brinton

The free press, making America great

No matter how hard I try, I just can’t seem to get away from Donald J. Trump. Case in point: In the past, much of the discussion at the New York Press Association’s April convention . . .

Randi Kreiss

How can we trust Trump on war and peace?

Take the fight to Syria? Who says? The guy who tweets about Chuck Todd’s “sleepy eyes” in the predawn hours?