Shortfall in Nassau County police detectives

Working without a new contract for nearly two years the Nassau County Detectives Association is pushing for a new agreement along with the organization’s continuing campaign for the county to …

New York American Water customers file complaint over tank project

More than 50 residents filed a complaint with the state Public Service Commission last week calling for an investigation of “misrepresented costs stated by New York American Water” to …

Nassau names 15 sites for early voting

State and local officials announced at a news conference last Friday the 15 locations in Nassau County that will be used as early-voting sites before the general election on Nov. 5. In January, the …

Town forms task force to address brown water

Saying that her office was flooded with calls from residents concerned about brown and discolored water, Town of Hempstead Supervisor Laura Gillen said she is forming a new community task force.The …

Meet North Shore High School’s valedictorian and salutatorian

As graduation nears, North Shore’s seniors are savoring their last days of high school, but none more so than this year’s valedictorian and salutatorian, whose academic prowess and …

City paid $600K in health costs for ineligible retirees

The City of Glen Cove paid nearly $491,000 in health premiums for six retirees who did not qualify for coverage based on their personnel files, according to a February audit by the Manhattan-based …

Gold Coast Business Association honors small place with big taste

When a local business has a ribbon cutting ceremony through a sponsorship with the Gold Coast Business Association, it becomes an established part of the North Shore’s economic community. It is a …

Editorial

It’s nearly summer! Safety first!

Friday, June 21 is the official start of summer. The season should be a time of joy, spent hanging out at the beach and barbecuing in the backyard. Too often, however . . .

Op-Ed

The state can’t afford to scare off investors

Economic growth, new tax revenue and the means to attract new businesses to the region are all built on the idea that New York state actually welcomes investment. In the state capital, in the wake of the failed Amazon headquarters deal, that simple assumption continues to be shredded.

Randi Kreiss

Jump on board for summer reading jaunt

I’m offering a ticket to ride. This summer, if you can’t actually get away, if you can’t relocate your body to a distant shore, then at least think about relocating your mind. Reading, we know, is our escape from reality . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

The immigration crisis needs real leadership

The past few weeks have generated a swirl of news on the seemingly never-ending issue of immigration. Not much of that news has been good, and some of the actions taken in Washington have been downright unproductive.

Summer reading kicks off in Glen Head

Residents flocked to the lawn of the Glenwood Landing American Legion last Saturday to celebrate the start of summer reading, hosted by the Gold Coast Library. The kick-off featured an array of fun …