Sea Cliff residents recall the ‘Greatest Generation’ on D-Day

Bill Swift Jr. shared a daily ritual with his father, William Sr. Each night after dinner, they watched “Victory at Sea,” a documentary series broadcast in the 1950s depicting the history …

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 …

Sea Cliff village website gets an upgrade

Residents who have logged on to www.seacliff-ny.gov in recent weeks have been treated to a pleasant surprise: a new layout for the website. In 2017, a 24-member team of volunteers from Sea Cliff’s …

Used book sale a success at Garage Sale Day in Sea Cliff

Book reading is alive and well, as evidenced by the great success of the Friends of the Sea Cliff Library’s “Giant Gently Used Book Sale” on June 1, at Sea Cliff Garage Day Sale. …

Glen Cove Police Department fighting mail scams on the North Shore

According to police, scammers looking to defraud residents out of thousands of dollars or steal their identity may now be using more than a suspicious phone call. Det. Lt. John Nagle of the Glen Cove …

National day of remembrance marked with parades in Sea Cliff, Glen Head

Monday’s sunny skies were a welcome change to the weather that had clouded the festivities of Memorial Day in Sea Cliff and Glen Head in past years, as large crowds across the North Shore community …

Editorial

Show your support for Pride Month in June

A crowd of parents and children sat in the East Meadow Public Library, eagerly waiting for the start of Saturday-morning Story Time. The guest reader was Bella Noche, whom many in Manhattan know as a “drag mermaid” for her nautical-themed outfits.

Scott Brinton

We made it to the moon and back. Now what?

The decisive moment came on July 21, 1969, according to NASA’s flight log. The Apollo 11 lunar module . . .

Randi Kreiss

One year later, heading to the hills again

As a child of the Rockaways, I have always thrived on salt air. I had sand in my shoes from the time I could walk, and the rhythm of the waves somehow syncs with my heart. For us Long Islanders . . .

Jerry Kremer

Today’s graduates, hungry like the Yankees

Whether we like it or not, our political system and our erratic president are wearing us down on a daily basis, so it’s worthwhile to switch to a completely different topic. At this time of year, I favor discussing college graduations and the Yankees.