Breast cancer survivors, advocates honored at NUMC for two decades of progress

Breast cancer survivors, advocates and elected officials kicked off Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Nassau University Medical Center on Monday, roughly 20 years after former U.S. Sen. Alfonse …

Demolishing an Inwood ‘eyesore’

After 23 years of neglect, the building at 175 Roger Ave. in Inwood, which was a Superfund site and a blight on the community, is being demolished, and Nassau County is seeking a new business to fill …

City of Glen Cove to cut camp subsidies and ‘Celebrations’

Some Glen Cove residents voiced concern at Tuesday’s City Council meeting over certain cuts being proposed in a draft budget. Namely, residents were concerned that the budget line for …

Glen Cove hospital to nix cancer care, focus on seniors

Officials in the Northwell Health System recently announced a slate of changes to Glen Cove Hospital, including the removal of its cancer treatment facilities to other, more oncology-focused sites in …

Baldwin schools steps up skills training

Sarah Reyes often struggled to focus in school because her classes were just too big. “There were too many people,” said Reyes, a Baldwin senior who hopes to become a nurse. Lately, however, she …

Editorial

October reminds us to stand against bullying

Once upon a time — as in, 20 or 30 years ago — parents worried about bullies who might call their kids names or physically intimidate them. Moms and dads still do. Added to the long list of parental concerns today, however . . .

Randi Kreiss

MRI: meditate, ruminate, imagine

I decided to think of my recent MRI, to check out an uncooperative leg bone, as an opportunity. It was much more productive than thinking of . . .

Op-Ed

How can a college parent maintain key legal rights?

Your 18-year-old has headed off to college. Despite what you may feel, she will now be considered an adult in the eyes of the law and the university. Your legal rights to make decisions on behalf of your child change entirely the moment she turns 18 . . .

Scott Brinton

An attorney’s scribblings became a national anthem

I had no idea. "The Star-Spangled Banner” was first written as poetry and then, soon after, set to music — an English drinking song, to be precise. Yes, the tune behind our national anthem . . .