Long Beach city manager search ‘progressing’

The City Council is considering retaining a search firm if one of several candidates who applied for the city manager’s position earlier this year is not selected in the coming weeks, though …

June Tinkhauser, 30-year Baldwin high teacher, dies at 90

June Tinkhauser wasn’t content with keeping her lessons inside the classroom. The longtime Baldwin High School English teacher took several students to England to see William Shakespeare’s …

Alzheimer's Association draws a crowd at first Eisenhower Park walk

Hundreds of people carried purple, yellow, orange and blue pinwheels at Eisenhower Park in the opening ceremony of last Saturday’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s, hosted for the first time in East …

Five Towns groups mobilize to collect Florence aid

The Marion & Aaron Gural JCC, the Five Towns Community Center and Community Chest South Shore have joined forces with the UJA-Federation of New York — the JCC’s sponsor organization — and the AFYA Foundation to collect items for Hurricane Florence relief. AFYA is considered a “nimble and proactive first responder” for disaster relief.

Visitors journey from Stuttgart to Sea Cliff

“I am in search of parts of my family, and I suppose that some of them lived, or maybe still live, in Sea Cliff,” wrote Renate Hugendubel in an email to Mayor Edward Lieberman on Aug. 12. …


It’s hurricane season, so be prepared

The images of destruction caused by Hurricane Florence last week were particularly frightening for Long Islanders, many of whom are still reeling from the havoc and devastation that Hurricane Sandy wrought six years ago.

Randi Kreiss

Promises kept, in the wilds of the High Sierra

Fifty-one years ago a handsome hunk of a guy showed up for Rosh Hashana dinner at my parents’ house in Cedarhurst with an engagement ring in his pocket. He was all dark curls, red cheeks and heavy breathing, and he couldn’t even wait . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

The economy’s great. Let’s keep it that way.

The good news is that the U.S. economy is expected to grow by a solid 3.7 percent in the second half of 2018, while unemployment is now 3.9 percent. Even better news is that the benefits of this growth . . .

Guest Op-Ed
By Rabbi Aaron Glatt, M.D., and Nathan Diament

The AMA should reject physician-assisted suicide

The Hippocratic Oath has been passed down through the ages because it contains some perennial wisdom: I will keep the sick from harm and injustice. I will neither give a deadly drug to anybody who asks for it, nor make a suggestion to this effect.