A year after the developer of the Superblock property, iStar Financial, threatened to sue the city for more than $100 million, the Manhattan-based firm filed a lawsuit Wednesday in Nassau County …
After a monthlong trial, a jury is expected this week to decide the fate of Michael Belfiore, a Merrick physician accused of writing hundreds of opioid prescriptions for profit and causing the deaths of two South Shore men.
Although the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District's — and three of its component district's — budget passed, and a number of incumbents were re-elected, Tuesday's elections held a couple of surprises.
A bill was passed in the Senate overwhelmingly 62-0, which, if passed in the Assembly, would require an independent audit of private water companies before and after rate changes are approved by the …
As the temperatures rise, so does interest in buying and selling homes, which — according to local experts — means that the Malverne real estate market should be busier in the coming …
There may be hope for residents who were victims of Hurricane Sandy in 2012 and now believe they were victims of contractor fraud this year.
Presenting a power plan
To address questions and concerns about the planned $176 million Western Nassau Transmission Project, PSEG Long Island held three information sessions last week — including one at the Lynbrook Public Library on May 10 — that were attended by dozens of residents.
Rebecca Vilchez really hates to lose. It’s not surprising, then, that the 2016 H. Frank Carey graduate has carved out an impressive space for herself on SUNY Oswego’s softball team.Last …
“We have children who are falling through the cracks,” said Elizabeth Licata, a parent of three children with special needs in the Rockville Centre district. “We’re asking these kids to do something that they’re never going to accomplish.”
The Mothers of Malverne gathered members and former presidents from the past 40 years to honor them at a special dinner on May 3. Members of the group got to celebrate at the Stewart Manor Country …
The streets of Nassau County’s Hub were filled with thousands of runners who competed in the Long Island Marathon or one of four shorter races last Sunday, with numbers affixed to their chests. One runner, Nestor Barrezueta, 83, of East Meadow, taped another sheet of paper to his running clothes, with the message, “Beat Parkinson’s. Walk! Walk!”
“I’ve been calling Centre Stage the heartbeat of South Side High School and the heartbeat of the Rockville Centre School District for 10 years,” said Dr. Noreen Leahy, the district’s assistant superintendent for pupil personnel services and special education.
The promise inscribed on the Statue of Liberty — “send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me” — is the promise of hope that America makes . . .
Only two members of the current Town of Hempstead Board were elected to their posts without first having been appointed to them. That’s it. Two.
Kilauea is blowing her top. These last weeks we have witnessed, from afar, a pyrotechnic extravaganza on the Big Island of Hawaii.
In the fall of 1938, a defiant British member of Parliament named Winston Churchill rose to deliver a speech denouncing the Munich Agreement recently negotiated by Europe’s leaders to appease Adolf Hitler . . .
John C. O'Connell
After a college class a very long while ago, I sat in the late morning drinking Guinness in an old pub on Grafton Street, in Dublin, with author Alec Reid, a close friend of Samuel Beckett . . .