Lynbrook village board gives nod to apartments at site of Capri motel

The Village of Lynbrook Board voted on Monday to approve a plan for a four-story, 80-unit luxury rental apartment complex at the site of the Lynbrook Motor Inn, formerly known as the Capri.

Police: Woman brought mortar shells to LBPD headquarters to dispose of them

Long Beach City Hall, including the Long Beach police and fire department headquarters, were evacuated briefly on Tuesday after a woman brought two mortar shells to the police headquarters in an …

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.

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 …

Theissen re-ups for another year of giving

“It’s not about me.” So saying, John Thrissen kicked off the 28th Annual John Theissen Children’s Foundation Toy and Fund Drive on Monday, Nov. 11 that will run through Dec. 23. Formerly …


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.


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 . . .


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.