Breast cancer survivors, advocates honored at NUMC for two decades of progress

Breast cancer survivors, advocates and elected officials kicked off Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Nassau University Medical Center on Monday, roughly 20 years after former U.S. Sen. Alfonse …

North Shore veterans get care at new VA mobile unit at Glen Cove VFW

On Tuesday, Glen Cove joined three other Long Island communities taking part in a pilot program aimed at improving veterans’ access to medical care. Previously, local veterans in need of care …

Freeport bedevils E. Meadow: squad notches 6th win, 40-0 blowout

The crowd erupted in thunderous cheers when the Freeport High School Red Devils defeated the East Meadow Jets 40-0 in last Saturday’s Homecoming game, keeping them on top of Section VIII’s Conference I football standings with a 6-0 record. The squad is currently ranked fourth in the state.

Calhoun student reaches new musical heights

Like other students in the district, Ben Shaposhnikov, a 17-year-old student at Sanford H. Calhoun High School, has been playing music since fourth grade. Now, after eight years of practicing the …

Baldwin military dad surprises daughter

Plaza Elementary School students thought they were in the gym on Oct. 12 for an assembly about veterans when Principal Mark Gray asked if anyone had family in the military. Dozens of students raised …

Editorial

Reducing sexual assault in schools is ongoing fight

The recent U.S. Senate hearings to confirm Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh captivated the nation in some of the most contentious weeks of the Trump presidency. We will never know . . .

Op-Ed

Making the case for Hempstead’s budget

I was elected Town of Hempstead supervisor in 2017 to make our local government more accessible and accountable to residents. Since the first day of my administration . . .

Randi Kreiss

Fly away: winging it when on the road

If you’re obsessively researching your next vacation, tracking down restaurants in Taiwan, chatting up your tour guide in Belgium or checking out your choice of pillows at the Hilton in Detroit, listen up.

Jerry Kremer

The president’s party doesn’t care about the Empire State

By any measure, America is sharply divided over the presidency of Donald Trump. Even in a so-called blue state like New York, I know quite a few people who are avid Trump supporters, but . . .