Surgeon Dr. John Cosgrove opens office in Oyster Bay

Dr. John Cosgrove was first introduced to the medical field when he was in the fourth grade. That’s when a family friend, who was a physician, brought young Cosgrove with him to his office and then …

Locust Valley teacher from Sea Cliff is arrested in FBI sting

A former teaching assistant in the Locust Valley Central School District was arrested on July 24 in Melville after allegedly going to a hotel intending to have sex with a 13-year-old boy he met …

Hanrahan retrospective a tour de force

Only a few weeks remain for Oyster Bay residents to view a 40- year retrospective of artwork by local native Jerelyn Hanrahan, a show that features an astonishing breadth of work, influenced not only …

Pleading guilty, Venditto receives no jail time

Former Supervisor John Venditto, of Massapequa, 70, pleaded guilty today in Nassau County Court before Justice Charles D. Wood, a Westchester Supreme Court Judge, to charges stemming from two Nassau …

Bayville brewery showcases an unconventional journey

For Old Tappan Brewing Company co-owners Matthew Cryan, 47, of Bayville, and Brent Kunkle, 37, of Sea Cliff, the debut of their new storefront in Bayville is the culmination of years of hard work and …

Op-Ed

Health insurers count on our silence

I didn’t attend many funerals in my childhood. One that I recall was for the father of a close childhood friend.

Editorial

Enough with ‘drill, baby, drill!’

At the 2008 Republican National Convention, party stalwart Michael Steele declared, “Drill, baby, drill! And drill now! Do you want to put your country first?"

Op-Ed

Catholics must speak up to end abuse

When I see stories of sexual abuse by clergy members, I’m often angry with many people. Mostly, I’m angry with those who allowed the abuse to go on uninterrupted for years . . .

Op-Ed

We’ve got a plan to make L.I. commuters’ lives easier

For far too long, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has been a faceless organization, with Long Island Rail Road riders paying for overpriced tickets while receiving subpar service. For years, over 300,000 daily LIRR riders . . .