BREAKING NEWS: Jury finds Dean Skelos, son guilty in corruption retrial


A diverse garden for Glen Cove's diverse senior center

As summer enters full bloom, so to does the Glen Cove Senior Center’s garden. On the center’s back patio, potted plants line the deck’s banister. Their leaves and vines hang over the edge, …

Glen Cove grads look to the future

The sun beat down on Glen Cove High School last Sunday — graduation day — as members of the class of 2018 made their way from the school gym …

City Council split on water rate increases

Two City Council measures to increase Glen Cove’s water rates failed to get the four votes necessary to pass at a June 26 meeting. The competing resolutions — a 25 percent hike proposed by Mayor …

State nixes tunnel plan

Facing mounting public opposition to a plan to build a tunnel across the Long Island Sound, the State Department of Transportation last week nixed the project before it ever got beyond the concept …

Special Ops Vietnam vet on the ‘honor’ of service

Of his various experiences in the military — including being selected for the Special Forces after basic training, working on reconnaissance projects with indigenous South Vietnamese tribes, and …

Editorial

Let's at least study gun violence

The mass shooting at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Md., on June 28 struck all of us at the Herald Community Newspapers hard. Five Gazette staff members are dead and two are wounded. These …

Scott Brinton

Demystifying Anthony Bourdain

My brief viewer-host relationship with Anthony Bourdain took a nosedive in May 2013, a month after his CNN travel-food show, “Parts Unknown,” premiered.

Randi Kreiss

The son of my daughter, the daughter of my son

After my mother died, my grown kids thought it would be good for me to have a couple of grandkids around for two weeks. You know, distraction and so forth. Let the young people lift my spirits and get me going.

Alfonse D'Amato

On immigration, use hearts and heads!

The seemingly endless national dispute over immigration may be coming to a head. Images of children separated from their families at the U.S.’s southern border should be enough . . .

Glen Cove marks 350 years

On May 24, 1668, three families — early settlers of Long Island’s North Shore — purchased a parcel of land from the Matinecock Chieftaincy. They called the land Musquito Cove, based on the …