Patriarch of Locust Valley Fire Dept. dies at 85

Pasquale Eliseo, a diehard Mets fan, had a skill that he shared with anyone who would listen. “Pat would call all of the pitches,” said his friend of 46 years, Michael Coco, chuckling. “He was …

New Bayville fire truck: Look out, it’s a wetdown!

It was wet outside on May 12, but that wasn’t just because it was raining. The Bayville Fire Department was celebrating the acquisition of its new fire truck at Centre Island Beach, and a …

Oyster Bay says 'yes' to $57 million school budget

It was a big night of wins for the Oyster Bay-East Norwich School District when more voters showed up to vote yes for the budget than in prior elections. The budget passed by a margin of 754 to 275. …

Fight rages on to stop Cuomo’s tunnel. Location changes to Locust Valley

Joining their Bayville neighbors, many Locust Valley residents now know about Gov. Cuomo’s plans to build a tunnel from Oyster Bay to Westchester County. The Village of Bayville Anti-Tunnel …

Healthcare industry middlemen hurt little pharma

Local pharmacies are being driven out by large national chains, says Donald Cantalino, the owner of Glen Cove Chemists on Forest Avenue. Through entities called Pharmacy Benefit Managers, or PBMs, …

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, …

Laura Lane

Finding hope among the crowd at the March for Our Lives

Just in front of me, a teenage girl tentatively raised her arm. Then she clenched her fist. We were at the March for Our Lives rally in Washington on March 24 . . .

Randi Kreiss

Read it and weep: ‘1984’ by George Orwell

The day after Kellyanne Conway stepped up to the microphone and suggested that there were “alternate facts” regarding crowd size at President Trump’s inauguration, Penguin Books launched a 75,000-copy reprinting of “1984” . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

Budget deal is a solid step forward

It’s easy to find fault with a major budget deal in Washington. The one just passed by Congress is no exception. Those on the right say . . .

Long Island Lutheran’s learning ‘beyond boundaries’

Earlier this month, Long Island Lutheran Middle-High School celebrated the end of quarterly assessments with the beginning of Beyond Boundaries, an annual schoolwide project in which students and …

Long Island Lutheran’s learning ‘beyond boundaries’

Earlier this month, Long Island Lutheran Middle-High School celebrated the end of quarterly assessments with the beginning of Beyond Boundaries, an annual schoolwide project in which students and …