Valley Stream mosque invites non-Muslims to ask questions

Masjid Hamza, in Valley Stream, along with hundreds of mosques across the country, will open its doors to the community this weekend in an effort to break social barriers and have an honest discussion about Islam.

'Today it becomes official'

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation today that will rename a section of the Southern State Parkway in honor of fallen NYPD Det. Steven McDonald.

Schools

Goat yoga comes to Central District

Grand Avenue Middle School took on the look of both a farm and yoga studio during a goat yoga session that was part of Bellmore-Merrick’s inaugural Bridge Program.

Slave Bible becomes a conduit to understanding O.B. history

There is a Bible on display in a glass case in Oyster Bay’s Raynham Hall Museum, once the home of Robert Townsend, a spy for Gen. George Washington. The King James Version dates back to 1771, …

A house where hope lives

Karen Siler, 54, of Seaford, sa she felt like she met her 26-year-old son, Ryan, for the first time in 2015.  Ryan is autistic, his mother explained, and his biggest challenge is expressive …

A Glen Cover looks back

Exclusive: Living TreasuresPart three of a seriesIrma Berkley gazed out the second-floor window of the Glen Cove Senior Center at the bustling Monday-morning traffic on Glen Street. She thought about …

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Randi Kreiss

White House drops humble pie from menu

Consider the White House. Never have so many arrogant, egocentric and narcissistic personalities gathered under one tent. In a world where some of our most admired and inspirational leaders have also been the most humble . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

Congress: Stop fiddling while American taxpayers get burned

Let’s imagine our house on fire. What’s the first thing we’d want to do? Put it out! Try to save it to be repaired and reoccupied. But too often these days . . .