BREAKING NEWS: South Shore residents in the thick of Women's Marches


OBITUARY

NYPD Det. Steven McDonald March 1, 1957 – Jan. 10, 2017

NYPD Det. Steven McDonald, a Malverne resident who became known nationwide for his messages of forgiveness and peace after being shot in Central Park in 1986, died at North Shore University Hospital on Jan. 10. He was 59.

Young Elmont meeting challenges

Fair or unfair, the members of the Elmont boys’ basketball team take the floor with the proverbial bullseye on their backs each and every night. The fact that most of the players from the 2016 state championship team have graduated is irrelevant. When you’re the defending champs, opponents bring their A game to try to knock you off.

Man robs Franklin Square gas station

Nassau Police detectives are investigating a robbery that happened in Franklin Square yesterday at 9:43 P.M.

Obituary

Former Nassau County Legislator John Ciotti dies at 66

John Ciotti, a former Republican legislator in Nassau County and an executive vice president at Nassau University Medical Center, died on Jan. 7. He was 66.

Crime Stoppers information wanted

The Nassau Police still need the public's help with three unsolved theft crimes: two identity theft and one petit larceny.

Editorial

Support small businesses by shopping locally

Once upon a time, holiday shopping was an experience. Folks carved out entire Saturdays or Sundays and headed to their local downtowns to browse through the retail shops. The experience was fun and quaint. You had lunch at the local diner. Then along came the malls.