A South Nassau trauma surgeon's daily routine is saving the lives of people on the brink of death

The following is Part One of an occasional series called “Working,” which will examine the lives of people on the job. It was inspired by Studs Terkel’s 1974 book, “Working: …

Beloved Merrick runner dies in upstate mountain race

Nicholas Marshak, of Merrick, was an advocate for social justice and healthful living and an extreme runner who pushed himself toward ever-greater feats. He died on July 1, while running what would be his final mile, in an upstate Wilmington mountain race that was the most challenging Marshak had ever attempted.

Wanted for Cedarhurst burglary on Arbuckle Avenue

The Nassau County Police Department and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s help with identifying a man sought in connection with a burglary that occurred in Cedarhurst.

City brings in outside lifeguards to keep beaches open

At a special meeting on Tuesday night, the Glen Cove City Council voted to contract with a lifeguard management service to augment coverage of Glen Cove’s two open beaches, which have been closed …

Army Corps to replenish sand in Long Beach

The Army Corps of Engineers is set to continue work on the $50 million second phase of its federally funded coastal protection project on the beach — the replenishment of sand and dune construction …

Former Bellmore teachers reunite for Theatre Row production

After 47 years of friendship, two former Bellmore teachers will collaborate on an autobiographical play by Donna D. Lipari: “The Medium … the Music … and ME!” will debut in September on Manhattan’s Theatre Row. Her longtime friend Gary Gaccione will direct.

District 24 Board of Ed taps LaRocco as president

The District 24 Board of Education meeting was scheduled for 3:30 p.m. on Monday — the agenda for the reorganization meeting, posted on the website earlier that day, confirmed the time. But it was almost 4:20 when the trustees entered the William L. Buck Multipurpose Room.


Villages deserve greater share of state sales taxes

Tens of millions of dollars in state sales taxes are generated in Nassau County’s 64 villages each year. The state keeps part of the money, and sends part of it . . .

Randi Kreiss

Recoil at the sight of steamers? We eat ’em by the pound.

They aren’t vegetarian. They aren’t kosher. They aren’t fish and they aren’t fowl. They aren’t even appetizing. In fact, they don’t look edible . . .

Scott Brinton

The first job I ever loved

I can still picture the last day of my fourth and final summer as a Fresh Air Fund counselor at Camp Hayden Marks, on the 2,000-acre Sharpe Reservation in upstate Fishkill, 28 years ago. The campers . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

Europe is making America wait again on NATO and trade

For decades now, the United States has passively stood by as our European partners dragged their feet on military preparedness and trade fairness in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. The two issues are . . .