Public to vote on new Glen Cove school bond in October

The tension was evident during a Glen Cove City School District Board of Education meeting on May 22, when several attendees urged the trustees to draft a new school-infrastructure-improvement bond. …

Glen Cove leaders receive Girl Scout honors

During its 27th Annual Adults Recognition Awards Ceremony at LIU Post in June, the Girl Scouts of Nassau County presented awards to a pair of Glen Covers who have devoted much of their lives to the …

Patrol boat named to honor Glen Cove veteran

The Glen Cove Harbor Patrol welcomed its newest boat during a christening ceremony on June 26. The Middleton, named for James Middleton, who died in 2017, is the third boat to enter into the Harbor …

Congratulations to Glen Cove High School's Class of 2019

Glen Cove High School’s J.C. Maiden Field hosted perhaps the most emotional and exciting ceremony of the school year on June 26. As members of the class of 2019 marched from the school to their …

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 …

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 . . .