BREAKING NEWS: Republicans maintain a stronghold in the Town of Oyster Bay

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 …

Oyster Festival popular as always in Oyster Bay

The 36th annual Oyster Festival, held in the Hamlet of Oyster Bay on Oct. 19-20 offered even more this year with additional amusement park rides, music on several stages and plenty of food. Thousands …

With Altadonna there will be a new day in Oyster Bay

It’s time for party patronage to end in the Town of Oyster Bay. James Altadonna Jr., a Republican who is running on the Democratic ticket, will do just that and so much more to benefit residents. …

Labriola, Guida, McCardle for Oyster Bay Town Board

Changes need to be made on the Oyster Bay Town Board, which is traditionally Republican, so that all residents are represented. Council members have traditionally voted in lockstep, with little …

Town reviews 2020 budget

The tentative 2020 Town of Oyster Bay budget proposes to keep the tax levy — the total amount the town must collect in taxes to meet expenses — flat. Meanwhile, the $306.5 million budget would …

A new place for furry friends to frolic officially opens

Tails were wagging and paws were sprinting as representatives from the Town of Oyster Bay cut the ribbon on a new dog park at Centre Island Beach in Bayville on Oct. 16. Roughly 30 dogs and their …

Could be a tight race for Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor

Two Republicans are vying to lead the Town of Oyster Bay and each is certain that they would be the most effective. Supervisor Joseph Saladino, a former state assemblyman, who was appointed in …


Keep expanding Nassau County’s bike trails

In June 2014, Gov. Andrew Cuomo christened a 3.6-mile, $3.8 million extension of the Wantagh Parkway bike trail, leading east along the Ocean Parkway. That September, the Herald called on Cuomo to extend the Ocean Parkway bike trail into Suffolk County.


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 . . .