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


Oyster Bay seniors ‘saw ourselves in their faces’

In a brief passage that had all the tone and emotional resonance of a graduation tradition in the making, a small group of Oyster Bay High School seniors, dressed in graduation caps and gowns, passed …

TIP triumph times two in Bayville election

The Taxpayers Party won handily in Tuesday’s Bayville village election, just like it did in 2016, this time capturing the mayor’s seat and all four trustee seats. Bob De Natale, who was elected …

Graduations around town

Last weekend was a big one for high school seniors, and their friends and families, in Oyster Bay, Bayville and Locust Valley. Graduation ceremonies, which took place on Saturday at Locust Valley …

New anti-tunnel nonprofit joins fray

The founding of a new nonprofit organization, Coalition Against an UnSound Crossing, has ramped up the opposition to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plans to build a tunnel from Oyster Bay to Rye. Led by …

Tunnel proposal faces heat in Jericho

When Oyster Bay Supervisor Joseph Saladino was a boy, his father, Joseph, was a town councilman. The supervisor told an audience of roughly 800 at Jericho High School on Monday that he could still …

EDITORIAL

Tunnel plan not so grand for North Shore

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is moving forward with plans to build a tunnel from Oyster Bay to Westchester County, which he said is vital to alleviate traffic congestion in the greater New York City area, …

Guest Editorial

Cuomo nixes tunnel idea, to people’s delight

On June 28, to the delight of area residents, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration announced that it was abandoning plans for a cross-Long Island Sound tunnel “at this time.” All of us who …

Scott Brinton

Trump, Clinton and musings on the Electoral College

Strangely, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton landed in Nassau County on the same day, at the same time, last week. Trump came for a roundtable in Bethpage . . .

Randi Kreiss

The high and the mighty: American oligarchs

I garnered my modest education in oligarchy by reading Bill Browder’s “Red Notice,” a dazzling financial thriller. The book details Browder’s crushing encounter with Russian business moguls who enjoy special privilege and unique access to President Vladimir Putin.