Stuck truck slows traffic in Sea Cliff

A trucker traveling from Pennsylvania on Jan. 8 made a wrong turn on the Shore Road/Boulevard thoroughfare — which runs between Sea Cliff and Glen Cove — while on his way to the Webb Institute. …

‘Lone soldier’ from West Hempstead fulfills his dream of serving in the Israel Defense Forces

West Hempstead native Yitzchak Milworn decided long ago that he wanted to serve in the Israel Defense Forces. During his senior year of high school at Rambam Mesivta, a Jewish private school in …

'She was my heart'

Fundraiser to benefit Oceanside High School alumna who died at 22

A fundraiser to support Oceanside High School alumna Rachel Geraghty, who died at age 22, will be held on Jan. 19 from 7 to 10 p.m. at J. Paul’s Terrace Café, at 239 Merrick Road in Ocean-side.

Alzheimer's Association and Islanders team up for a cure

Men and women in purple shirts gathered on the crowded concourse at Nassau Coliseum after the first period of the New York Islanders game on Jan. 3. Some were meeting for the first time, but they …

Government

At Long Island Association meeting, county executives lay out visions to build a high-tech corridor

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and Suffolk Executive Steve Bellone envision a science and medical research “corridor” stretching 50 miles across the middle of Long Island, from the NYCB …

Tuition aid restored for fire volunteers, EMS workers in Nassau County

Nassau County’s 19 legislators voted unanimously on Nov. 19 to allocate funding to make up for a lost Federal Emergency Management Agency grant that provides college scholarships for volunteer …

Editorial

Challenges ahead for Democratic Senate

As New York Democrats look ahead to two years of majority control of the State Senate — and the Assembly and the governor’s mansion — they should also remember the past and learn from their predecessors’ mistakes.

Randi Kreiss

How well do you think you know your kids?

The operative word above is “think,” because no parent can ever know his or her child, especially during the firestorm known as adolescence.

Randi Kreiss

Shut the door on 2018. Nail that sucker shut.

We aren’t so much leaping into the New Year as we are fleeing the old one.

Editorial

Stamping out vaping among teens

Vaping gets its name from the cloud of water vapor that e-cigarettes produce, and it has become wildly popular among teenagers who believe it’s harmless. It’s not. In fact . . .