Mepham claims county championship

When you’re the county’s leading goal scorer, sometimes the ball just finds you. That’s exactly what happened 10 minutes into the Nassau County Class A boys’ soccer championship game Tuesday night at Mitchel Athletic Complex.

Temple B'nai Torah unites against hate with interfaith vigil

In the wake of the Oct. 27 shooting that left 11 people dead at the Tree of Life Congregation synagogue in Pittsburgh, 11 religious leaders from across Nassau County led an interfaith memorial at …

NUMC enters a ‘new era’ with Northwell partnership

Nassau University Medical Center is teaming up with Northwell Health for a six-month period in which the two bodies will seek to improve the financial condition and patient care at the safety net …

One last lap:

Lynbrook's Hot Skates to be converted into storage facility

Amy Guerrette is among many local folks with fond memories of the Hot Skates roller rink in Lynbrook, which is about to be sold, torn down and converted into a storage facility.

South Side High School alum brings together fellow veterans through Warrior Reunion Foundation

When James Ferguson came home in 2010 after serving for nearly eight months in Afghanistan as a platoon commander in the Marines, that chapter of his life remained painfully incomplete. Reuniting with his unit five years later, however, changed his life, and today Ferguson leads the Warrior Reunion Foundation, which has so far reconnected combat veterans at seven gatherings around the country.


Hoping for legislative progress in 2019

State lawmakers call it the “big ugly” — a catchall, 11th-hour package of bills that caps the annual legislative session, which runs from January to June. In the waning days of the session . . .

Randi Kreiss

Baking ‘wonder’ bread in anxious times

To me, it is magic. But actually it’s chemistry. You start with flour, water, salt and yeast . . .


Pretending I was OK after the Pittsburgh shooting

For the first few days after 11 Jewish Americans were murdered in Pittsburgh solely for practicing their religion, I was depressed and I was afraid. I grew up on Long Island thinking I wouldn’t have to face anti-Semitism.