Catching up with freshman State Senator Jim Gaughran

Jim Gaughran, a Democrat from Huntington, said he was pleased by the number of bills that were passed during his first session as a state senator. The Herald Gazette visited him in his new office in …

Orchard developments of concern to many

The Glen Cove City Council called a special meeting on June 27 in City Hall with the public’s voice in mind. Its aim was to allow residents of the city and surrounding communities to voice their …

Downtown Sounds comes back to Glen Cove

Now that the summer season has begun, residents of Glen Cove and beyond can look forward to the 22nd annual Downtown Sounds Concert series. The free concert series, which began in 1997, originally …

Parts of downtown Glen Cove flooded after water main breaks

At approximately 11 p.m. on June 30, the Glen Cove Water Department received a call about a broken water main at 37 Glen Street. Water had flooded a large section of downtown Glen Cove, and a …

Glen Cove's Vittorio Caruso dies in the Dominican Republic

Vittorio Caruso, 56, of Glen Cove, died on June 17 in the Dominican Republic. He was the latest of almost a dozen American tourists who have died in the Caribbean nation since April of 2018. His …

Students, parents oppose possible relocation of Glen Cove High School teachers

When graduating Glen Cove High School senior Haley Gielbeda heard that social studies teacher Angela Hall might be moved to Finley Middle School next year, she knew she had to do something. Ever …

Pre-pilot ferry program may begin this fall in Glen Cove

Trial ferry services from Glen Cove to the Bronx might begin as early as this fall. During this period, ferries would take passengers from Glen Cove to Soundview in the Bronx, where they could …

Editorial

New York leads on climate crisis

With the passage in the State Legislature of the most aggressive bill addressing climate change in the country, and a vow by Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week to sign it into law, New York is poised to take the lead in the fight against the world’s climate crisis.

Op-Ed

Be alert to elder abuse

Every June 15 we commemorate World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. It is important that we speak openly about elder abuse, because it is a hidden crime that most Americans are reluctant to talk about or even acknowledge.

Randi Kreiss

On July 12, march for immigrants’ liberty and justice

I have read enough Holocaust literature and American slavery narratives and stories of the infamous poor houses of the 18th and 19th centuries to wonder what I would do if I were a witness to the abuse and persecution of innocent people.

Op-Ed

Be ready when the next hurricane hits

With the anxiety of Superstorm Sandy never far from our minds, Long Islanders have watched painfully familiar scenes unfold across the South, the mid-Atlantic and the Caribbean over the past two years . . .