Wantagh wins Nassau, L.I. crowns

All the hard work put in to win a county championship was on the mind of Wantagh senior outside hitter Grace Riddle when she stepped to the service line with a chance to bring home the title.

VSS works overtime for state crown

Valley Stream South worked overtime for a second straight day to complete a dream season and make school history.

Kennedy repeats as Long Island champs

With Tyler Anderson leading the way, Kennedy boys’ volleyball is heading back to the state championships.

Long Beach wins first L.I. crown

Long Beach was in unfamiliar territory in Sunday night’s Long Island Class AA girls’ volleyball championship match against Commack before a jam-packed Farmingdale State College gymnasium.

Record-setting win for Oceanside

Eye-popping, record-breaking performances from freshman quarterback Charlie McKee and senior wideout Jake Lazzaro has defending champion Oceanside back in the Nassau Conference I title game.


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.