Bond committee proposes ‘essential’ school safety fixes for Glen Cove schools

Aamaiyah Vaughan, president of the senior class at Glen Cove High School, hopes to one day be president of the United States. Her path to the White House would be easier, she says, if her school …

Balancing Glen Cove's tight budget, piece by piece

A week after Mayor Tim Tenke’s proposed budget — which would have pierced the state limit on its tax levy — was met with the ire of council members and the public alike, Tenke presented a …

Glen Cove's Finance Committee makes its first report

The council approved the committee’s mission statement in May, but a series of nominees to sit on the committee had been voted down, leaving it only partially filled until three members were …

Glen Cove School District does poorly on ‘17-‘18 state tests

Fewer third- through eighth graders in the Glen Cove School District demonstrated a proficiency on their statewide English Language Arts and math tests, when compared to students across Nassau County …

Glen Cove's budget woes will mean a ‘painful’ 2019

At a public hearing Tuesday night at City Hall, Glen Cove residents and City Council members spoke in sometimes heated opposition to Mayor Tim Tenke’s proposal to allow the city to exceed a …

Editorial

Online sales tax would aid small businesses

Thanks to a 5-4 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in June, states are now allowed to mandate the collection of state sales tax on items purchased online from out-of-state retailers. Passing such a measure in New York, with certain stipulations, would benefit small businesses of all types.

Christopher Capece

Multifamily housing is right for Long Island

Since the 1960s, there has been a raging debate about the proper place of multifamily housing on Long Island. Opponents warn of “Queens creep,” implying . . .

Randi Kreiss

Breathing hard, and moisturizing, in northern California

Not every weekly newspaper has a foreign correspondent, and we don’t, either. So, I bring to you, at my expense, a firsthand account of a summer in the wilds of northern California.

Alfonse D'Amato

Is the economic news too fit to print?

America’s premier newspaper, The New York Times, prides itself on its commitment to reporting “All the News That’s Fit to Print.” But it seems the good U.S. economic news today is . . .