Town of Oyster Bay is still a GOP stronghold

As the clock approached midnight on Tuesday, there were chants of “Joe! Joe! Joe!” throughout Mirelle’s, in Westbury, from Republican supporters, after they learned that Oyster Bay Supervisor …

New York American Water hikes water rates for Long Islanders

Residents of the North Shore, Merrick and Lynbrook water districts found a letter from New York American Water in their mailboxes during the last week of October, and it wasn’t a water bill. It was …

Unique café and apothecary to open in Sea Cliff

Maddy Mindich said her family always had a strong sense of entrepreneurship. Many have created or owned businesses, which afforded Mindich, while growing up in Sea Cliff, with the opportunity to …

Madeline Singas wins big in Nassau County D.A.'s race

With 54 percent of voting precincts reporting, Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas declared victory over her challenger, Francis McQuade. At press time, Singas had collected nearly 73,000 …

Sea Cliff teen sells heart-themed jewelry to help Russian children

Sea Cliff resident Andrei Bogolubov said that his daughter, Sonja Rose, has long had a creative streak. Her mother, Sharon, is an art teacher at Manhasset Middle School, which might help explain why …

Glen Cove Hospital has new chief

Kerri Anne Scanlon always wanted to be a nurse. Her mother, Mildred O’Connor, was the director of nursing at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in the 1950s and ’60s, and in the ’80s she …

Carol Waldman, woman with a ‘heart of gold,’ retires

It’s nearly impossible to overstate the impact that Carol Waldman has had on the North Shore community since she became executive director of the Glen Cove Senior Center in 2001. For the past 18 …

Op-Ed

Americans are underserved, not overtaxed

In November 2017, President Trump proclaimed that Americans “are the most heavily taxed people in the world.” As an applause line it was an instant winner, and the president has continued to use it ever since, to thunderous ovations.

Randi Kreiss

Journalists digging in and not letting go aren’t the enemy

My grandkids are learning about Woodward and Bernstein in their history classes.

Alfonse D'Amato

On energy, New York’s head is in the sand

Climate change skeptics are often urged by climate change believers to “follow the science” when it comes to whether our climate is changing. That’s a fair proposition, but . . .