Curran, Democrats reach budget deal

After weeks of battling with both sides of the Republican-majority legislature over the 2019 Nassau County budget, County Executive Laura Curran on Monday announced that she had reached a deal with minority Democrats finalize her budget, with a number of bipartisan legislative amendments that she initially vetoed last week.

Community mourns as one

Rabbi Charles Klein, of the Merrick Jewish Centre, planned to visit Pittsburgh, along with a delegation of other rabbis, this week to comfort the be-reaved and visit the wounded after a deadly anti-Semitic mass shooting at Tree of Life Congregation.

Mepham claims county championship

When you’re the county’s leading goal scorer, sometimes the ball just finds you. That’s exactly what happened 10 minutes into the Nassau County Class A boys’ soccer championship game Tuesday night at Mitchel Athletic Complex.


Making the case for Hempstead’s budget

I was elected Town of Hempstead supervisor in 2017 to make our local government more accessible and accountable to residents. Since the first day of my administration . . .

John C. O'Connell

‘No day shall erase you from the memory of time’

Next week is the 17th Sept. 11 since Al Qaeda terrorists attacked the United States, flying airliners into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and crashing in a Pennsylvania field. Schools and villages will, I hope . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

Trade that’s not fair can’t really be free

Every president has an opportunity to leave a mark on America. The most consequential impact the administration of Donald Trump may have is in the area of international trade.