Editor’s note: This article contains descriptions of sexual violence that may be upsetting to some readers. “Why now?” asked Liz Osowiecki at a May 1 forum at the Barry and Florence …
State Democrats will assemble at Hofstra University Wednesday and Thursday to pick their nominees for governor, attorney general and comptroller — and a confluence of drama within the party, high-profile guests and President Donald Trump’s Wednesday visit to the Island could make for some sparks.
Joining their Bayville neighbors, many Locust Valley residents now know about Gov. Cuomo’s plans to build a tunnel from Oyster Bay to Westchester County. The Village of Bayville Anti-Tunnel …
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 …
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 …
After 14 years in dormancy, the Boardwalk Café will re-open for business in mid-June.
Concerns about soil contamination at an Atlantic Avenue used car lot were raised at a May 9 Town of Hempstead Board of Zoning Appeals hearing, as the lot’s owner sought to receive a special …
The dead humpback whale that washed up on Long Beach Friday was likely hit by a boat, experts say. The 32-foot long female humpback was found beached on Friday afternoon near Lafayette Boulevard. …
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.
Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen recently released a five-year capital plan for the town, which she hopes will serve as “a roadmap for taking care of the town’s assets.”
Community groups are working with the village to speed up the process of building a playground next to Hickey Field that children of all abilities can access and enjoy.
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 . . .