Fire Marshal: April fire at Oceanside Sanitation headquarters was set intentionally

The Nassau County fire marshal’s office confirmed on Oct. 5 that a fire that ignited at Oceanside’s Sanitation District No. 7’s Mott Street headquarters on April 28 was set …

Fire officials urge Cuomo to sign cancer legislation

Members and leaders of the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York, the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs and the Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York held a public meeting at the Port Washington Fire Department on Sept. 27 to call on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign legislation that would provide medical coverage for volunteer firefighters who suffer from certain types of cancer for which they are commonly diagnosed.

‘The people make it beautiful’

Food was served, stories were told and wine flowed as roughly 100 people gathered in the sukkah at the Chabad of Hewlett on Oct. 4 to usher in the beginning of Sukkot, also known as the Feast of the Tabernacles — an eight-day Jewish holiday that celebrates the fall harvest and commemorates the 40 years during which the ancient Hebrews wandered the desert after being freed from slavery in Egypt.

Election 2017

Chuck Schumer backs Curran in county executive race

On Thursday morning, U.S.Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer threw his support behind Laura Curran, the Democratic candidate for Nassau County Executive.

RVC church property repurposed in memory of a ‘Backyard Player’

Ellen White, founder of Rockville Centre’s Backyard Players & Friends, picked up a rock painted with the word “Peace” while sitting in a 30-by-80-foot plot behind St. Mark’s United Methodist Church. “There’s a lot of crazy things going on in the world,” she said, pointing to another that read “Love.”


Long Beach man arrested on drug charges

Nassau County police arrested a Long Beach man on drug charges Monday after they discovered cocaine and other narcotics in his home. The Police Department’s Major Case Bureau said that …

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    Breast cancer in the age of Donald Trump

    The great majority of women survive breast cancer. That’s what I’m thinking as Breast Cancer Awareness Month commences. I am reminding myself and other survivors that, despite the dreaded diagnosis and difficult treatment . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

Let’s get tax reform right

As Congress takes up the issue of tax reform, it would do well to look back to a successful tax overhaul that should be the guide for getting it done right again this time.