Candidates jockey for King’s seat

It’s hard to replace a King, or at least it will be after U.S. Rep. Peter King retires from public office when his current congressional term ends next year. King, 75, an-nounced his retirement …

BMCHSD Sharks, a pool of ‘fast and talented young swimmers’

Following a season full of victories, the Bellmore-Merrick Lady Sharks continued their momentum at the Nassau County Girls’ Swimming and Diving Championships on Nov. 9. The squad finished second behind Garden City High School, their conference rival.

Bellmore honors its veterans

Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2770, the North Bellmore American Legion Post 1749, the American Legion Post 948 and Jewish War Veterans gathered at the corner of Bedford Avenue and …

Trial pitting Bellmorite against U.S. Capitol police begins

Nearly two years after she filed a sex discrimination lawsuit against the U.S. Capitol Police, which protect Congress, Bellmorite Chris Sourgoutsis is getting her day in court. Sourgoutsis, 35, filed …

South Bellmore Civic, Preservation Group merge

Leaders of the South Bellmore Civic Association and the Bellmore Preservation Group announced that the two organizations have merged to form the newly named Bellmore Civic Association. “The …


Nassau should take the Climate Smart Pledge

The greatest long-term threat to Nassau County may not be property taxes. It’s likely the climate crisis. That’s why we were surprised that the county hasn’t signed the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Climate Smart Communities Pledge.


Shop locally to preserve our downtowns

The Nassau County Council of Chambers of Commerce hosted its 35th annual Businessperson of the Year and Legislative Breakfast on Oct. 18, and 36 small-business owners were recognized for the contributions they make to their communities.

Randi Kreiss

The family survey: Proceed at your own risk

Almost before I was out of my doctor’s office, an email popped up on my phone asking me to take a brief survey, prodding and probing my experience, taking the vitals of my medical encounter.


To those who have borne the battle, we owe honor

Veterans Day is our opportunity to publicly recognize and express our appreciation for those who have served in the nation’s armed forces. It is the day that evolved from Armistice Day . . .


Making room for mental health in schools

"I’m going trick-or-treating with Freddy Brown this Halloween dressed as Chucky.” I said this to my mom as I left my therapist’s office at the Bio Behavioral Institute in Great Neck.

Jerry Kremer

Show us the money

When government officials promote their programs, they attach a cost to them, and in many cases the numbers and the claims don’t add up. We call it fuzzy math.