Voters approve $27.7M bond for East Rockaway School District

Voters in the East Rockaway School District approved on Thursday a $27.7 million bond to fund upgrades and repairs to all three of school buildings.

Baldwin downtown revitalization planning kicks off at BHS

Representatives of New York state and VHB Engineering, a consulting team, fielded questions from members of the public at the first meeting of the Baldwin Downtown Revitalization Initiative Local …

Valley Stream's Guys and Dolls closes after 49 years in business

Guys and Dolls started as a dream. Purchased in 1970 by Baldwin residents John and Carol Misak, the Merrick Road pool hall began with 24 tables and its new owners’ love of the game. John …

Freeport Police Department prepares for new evidence law

Village of Freeport officials are expressing concern about a new state law set to take effect in January that will require the village to immediately turn over all evidence in criminal cases to the Nassau County district attorney’s office.

District 13 trustee to step down after controversial comments

School District 13 Board of Education Trustee Vinny Pandit has tendered his resignation after a series of controversial comments he made on Facebook regarding the Long Island Hispanic community. …

Editorial

It’s time to prioritize our drinking water

As federal officials propose rolling back water protection regulations, Long Island is struggling to find a solution to the problem of its increasingly contaminated drinking water supply.

Editorial

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

How old is too old for the Oval Office?

The weird thing is, everyone in the room is pretending that the top presidential candidates aren’t really old.

Alfonse D'Amato

We have a lot to learn about education’s costs and quality

Long Island homeowners and businesses labor under some of the nation’s highest taxes. In addition to New York state’s high income taxes, property taxes here . . .

Op-Ed

Our focus on vets shouldn’t begin and end on Veterans Day

Neighboring Suffolk County is home to the largest population of veterans of any county in New York state — a proud distinction that also gives us Long Islanders a profound responsibility to provide them with all the services they need. 

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.