The past is present in Sea Cliff Victorians

Sunday was a day to welcome outsiders to Sea Cliff. It was time for the Sea Cliff Landmarks Association House Tour, a popular event that is not offered annually, perhaps due to the extensive planning …

Government

Village of Freeport Mayor Robert Kennedy, a man with many plans

Village of Freeport Mayor Robert Kennedy stood before a set of three maps in the Village Hall boardroom on Tuesday morning, reviewing a proposal that, he said, could save Nassau County from the next great flood.

The circus closes its tent, but Malvernite’s fight continues

It was the last day of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus’s final performance at Nassau Coliseum and Malvernite John Di Leonardo was on the sidewalk in front of the Coliseum, yelling into a megaphone.

Closing arguments held in Long Beach Middle School abuse case

Closing arguments were heard on May 22 at the final hearing of Lisa Weitzman, a former Long Beach Middle School teacher accused of abusing five of her special education students between 2009 and …

Lawmakers push to return Green Acres Mall to tax rolls

While local lawmakers are working to return the Green Acres Mall to the county tax rolls for the upcoming school year, the mall’s ownership is pursuing legal options to do just the opposite, in the wake of the Town of Hempstead Industrial Development Agency’s abrupt April 27 decision to revoke the mall’s tax breaks due to a lack of job creation just two years after it granted them.

Editorial

It’s about time Nassau embraced cycling culture

If you chat with folks who have lived in Nassau County for 50 or 60 years, they can recall a time when children could — and often did — ride their bicycles from the North Shore to the South Shore.

Mark your calendar

Randi Kreiss

Thanks for your service, Senator McCain, but there’s more

Dear John McCain, As Americans celebrate Memorial Day, we remember our debt to you. Many of us know that during the Vietnam War, you served not just with distinction . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

It’s time to get down to business in Washington

The urgent is keeping America from the important. The media-induced urgency of covering what the Russians did or didn’t do to our democracy is allowing us to lose sight of . . .