Glenwood Landing firefighter fundraiser aids cancer victim

Since Pete Morris was diagnosed with colon cancer in May, he has spent much of his time surrounded by his family. His wife, Tonya, gives him all that he needs. His daughter Alyssa, 19, and son, …

Sea Cliff teen organizes fundraiser for Honduran children

his summer, Sea Cliff’s Maddy DePietro volunteered at the Guardian Angel Family Crisis Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing the community’s women and children with the …

Dozens of snapping turtles hatch in a Sea Cliff backyard

In June, the Reidy family found a critter shacking up in their side yard. It wasn’t your standard squirrel or basic bird, but a snapping turtle. Christine Reidy told the Herald Gazette that upon …

North Shore ratepayers want to see New York American Water gone

More than 100 residents of Sea Cliff, Glen Head and surrounding areas focused on options to oust New York American Water from the community at an Aug. 28 town hall at North Shore High School. At the …

Guitar legend inspires book by Sea Cliff resident

Andy Aledort’s Sea Cliff home pays homage to 20th century pop culture. There’s a giant poster of the 1932 film “Scarface,” and Andy and his wife, Tracey, named their dog Manix after the …

Meet the new Sea Cliff principal

Jeanette Wojcik has been teaching young children for 17 years in a variety of capacities. She began her career in the Cold Spring Harbor Central School District teaching in first, second and third …

North Shore students headed back to the classroom

As students in the North Shore Central School District went back to school on Sept. 5, they started a school year where there are some changes within the district. Students at the Sea Cliff and …

Scott Brinton

I’ll fess up: Texas surprised me

Stereotypes of Texans had swirled in the back of my mind for the longest time. I never confronted them. I never had to. I can’t recall ever meeting a Texan until last weekend. Now that I have . . .

Editorial

A call for one water system for Long Island

For the past two summers, New York American Water customers on the north and south shores have been incensed by their rapidly rising water bills. On Aug. 14, a report by the Farmingdale-based advocacy group Citizens Campaign for the Environment confirmed what they already knew . . .

Editorial

Be prepared for the next Big One

In the movie “Jaws,” Amity Mayor Larry Vaughn said, “You yell ‘Barracuda!’ and everyone says, ‘Huh?’ You yell ‘Shark!’ and we’ve got a panic on our hands.” The same could be said of hurricanes.

Op-Ed

How do we keep young people on Long Island?

We are at a turning point on Long Island. The lasting impacts of the Great Recession and the student debt crisis are exacerbating the trend of young people struggling here and ultimately fleeing the area.