Residents react to pending sale of Capri Lynbrook Motor Inn to new developer

More than a month after developers announced a plan to purchase and redevelop the site of the Capri Lynbrook Motor Inn, many residents said they were pleased to see it go, while others said they were concerned about the future of the site.

Man sentenced for shooting involving Malverne teens

Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced on Aug. 14 that Ahkhazyah Wright, of Roosevelt, was sentenced to 20 years in prison for attempted murder and other charges related to a 2017 …

Rockville Centre's Chamber of Commerce to host inaugural Playing on the Porch event

Playing on the Porch is Sept. 7 from 3 to 6 p.m. at about 15 houses around the village.

‘Getting green for going green’

The Town of Hempstead has replaced hundreds of incandescent and high-pressure sodium vapor lighting fixtures with LED lights in Baldwin Park, which is expected to save energy as well as money for …

Honoring the heroes among us at Eisenhower Park

When Virginia Cervasio decided to dedicate her life to helping veterans, she learned that they have an unspoken “bond that no one could break,” she said. “There’s just a mutual understanding …

A push for wind power in Island Park

Local officials are calling for the E.F. Barrett Generation Station in Island Park to be repurposed for clean wind energy.

Valley Streamers react to state ban on arming teachers

By Nicole Alcindor Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation banning the arming of teachers in New York classrooms on July 21. The law was co-sponsored by State Sen. Todd …

Local scout Venture Crew 577 takes a trip to Iceland

The Boy Scouts of America Venture Crew 577, of North Bellmore, traveled to Iceland July 2-8, where members explored the Gjabakkahellir Cave in Thingvellir National Park, hiked up Sòlheimajökull …


Help students in need of school supplies

Imagine opening a new marble notebook on the first day of school and taking out your new box of crayons. Now imagine what it might be like to show up to class empty-handed and have to ask your teacher, or a classmate, to borrow a sheet of paper and pencil.


Enjoy the rest of summer, locally

As the summer winds down, many families are racing to make the most out of the last days of the season before children return to school, high school grads go away to college and the days begin to cool. But look no farther than your geographic backyard . . .

Scott Brinton

Looking back on Adirondack days

The black bear suddenly appeared as if it were an apparition. It was tugging on a rope that suspended our duffle bag full of food high in a tree, a good distance from our lean-to. All at once the line snapped . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

On guns, let’s secure our liberty and our lives

The Declaration of Independence places “Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness” at the pinnacle of the American endeavor. From the Revolutionary War to the Civil War to the world wars . . .

Randi Kreiss

Dancing on the balance beam of summer 2019

We are at the apex of summer, a peach-perfect moment, and how sweet it is. Tomatoes grow heavy on the vine . . .