Spooky Halloween Ghost Walk courtesy of Raynham Hall Museum in Oyster Bay

Raynham Hall’s giant ghostly puppets once again led over 300 costumed parade goers and their four- legged friends through town for the house museum’s 3rd Annual Halloween Ghost Walk this past …

New grant to improve Oyster Bay business district

Supervisor Joseph Saladino announced at a press conference on Oct. 23 that the town had received a $500,000 grant from State Sen. Carl Marcellino to continue making improvements to the hamlet of …

Oyster Bay pulls together to help baby Brooke

Two-year-old Brooke Corey is Sheri and Ken Corey’s youngest child. Like her three siblings, she’s a fair-haired, light-skinned child who’s full of energy. At least she was until a few months …

New athletic director steps up to the plate in Locust Valley

A successful athletic director must be willing to make tough decisions, and according to her former colleagues in the Port Jefferson school district, there’s no better decision-maker than Danielle …

LIU degree to care for our furry friends

Veterinary schools are nonexistent on Long Island, and until recently, not a single college offered a bachelor’s degree in veterinary technology. That changed last month, when Long Island …

Scott Brinton

Nellie Bly: She came, she wrote, she conquered

Newspaper writer Erasmus Wilson was, no doubt, an über-male chauvinist. In an 1885 Pittsburgh Dispatch column, he joked that American families should kill their baby girls, as was common in China then.


Online sales tax would aid small businesses

Thanks to a 5-4 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in June, states are now allowed to mandate the collection of state sales tax on items purchased online from out-of-state retailers. Passing such a measure in New York, with certain stipulations, would benefit small businesses of all types.


Seeking Truth in the era of Donald J. Trump

Ever since the first newspapers began printing in Europe in the early 1600s, the relationship between the media and the powerful has been rocky. No one in memory, however, has strained that relationship more than the current occupant of the White House, Donald J. Trump.

Alfonse D'Amato

Is the economic news too fit to print?

America’s premier newspaper, The New York Times, prides itself on its commitment to reporting “All the News That’s Fit to Print.” But it seems the good U.S. economic news today is . . .