Don't miss the annual Long Island International Film Expo

The Long Island Film/TV Foundation and the Nassau County Film Commission will present the 21st Annual Long Island International Film Expo from July 13 to 19 at the historic Bellmore Movies. This …

Brooks pushes school tax relief plan in North Bellmore

State Sen. John Brooks pushed on June 8 for a bill that would change the rules by which districts receive state aid, and, Brooks said, could bring property tax relief to Long Islanders. Brooks’ …

Get ready for the Bellmore Striders Independence Day Run

On July 4, for the 36 th time, the Bellmore Striders will bring the Independence Day Run to downtown Bellmore.

Bellmore Holocaust survivors recall and return generosity

In 1965, while living in a cramped Queens home with her husband, daughter and parents, a young Hungarian, Livia Horovitz, gave birth to Debbie. Ever since then, Livia and her husband, Tibor, have …


Graduation may make you feel sad — but not so fast!

It’s the last day of school. I see tears streaming down my peers’ cheeks. But why?


Villages deserve greater share of state sales taxes

Tens of millions of dollars in state sales taxes are generated in Nassau County’s 64 villages each year. The state keeps part of the money, and sends part of it . . .

Randi Kreiss

Recoil at the sight of steamers? We eat ’em by the pound.

They aren’t vegetarian. They aren’t kosher. They aren’t fish and they aren’t fowl. They aren’t even appetizing. In fact, they don’t look edible . . .

Scott Brinton

The first job I ever loved

I can still picture the last day of my fourth and final summer as a Fresh Air Fund counselor at Camp Hayden Marks, on the 2,000-acre Sharpe Reservation in upstate Fishkill, 28 years ago. The campers . . .

Randi Kreiss

Under the volcano in Hawaii and Washington

Kilauea is blowing her top. These last weeks we have witnessed, from afar, a pyrotechnic extravaganza on the Big Island of Hawaii.