Kicking off the holidays in S.C.

Residents and visitors flocked to Sea Cliff last Saturday for the village’s annual Holiday House tour. This is the 15th year the tour has been offered by the Mutual Concerns Committee. …

Possible Littleworth Lane solutions on the table

In an unusual move, the Sea Cliff village board opened its monthly conference meeting on Monday night to allow public comment. Historically, conference meetings are closed work sessions. The …

Board sets parameters for discussion on AP versus IB

Tensions ran high at the Board of Education meeting last Thursday, as trustees set parameters for a discussion regarding Advanced Placement courses and the high school’s International Baccalaureate …

Glen Head couple arrested for using identity of husband’s first wife for medical coverage

Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas and the Nassau County Police Department arrested a married Glen Head couple for allegedly stealing the identity of the husband’s first wife and using …

Residents provide comfort to breast cancer survivors

A stitch of women was sewing together in the basement of the Locust Valley Library. Their purpose? Knitting alternative breast prosthetics. The group are not unique to the North Shore. Knitters …

Editorial

Find peace through understanding this holiday season

In Arabic-speaking and predominantly Muslim parts of the world, Christmas is known as Eid al Milad, or the Festival of the Birthday, referring to the birth of Christ. Although not an essential part of Muslim tradition . . .

Scott Brinton

Renewing the renewable-energy debate

From afar, the five windmills looked like nothing more than toothpicks. But as our fishing boat drew close to the 30-story structures . . .

Randi Kreiss

Home is where the heart — and New York bagels — are

Our Thanksgivings are different from many, in that our kids travel from far-flung places and move in for the entire week. This is a plus-minus experience . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

New Yorkers facing incoming fire from all sides

New Yorkers got a double threat last week. We learned that North Korea now has a missile capable of threatening New York, and we learned . . .

The week ahead

Holiday poinsettia display at Coe HallThe Main Greenhouse at Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park will have a holiday poinsettia and cyclamen display through Jan. 4. The holiday display is …

North Shore Board of Ed recognizes student athletes

The North Shore Board of Education recognized four high school athletic teams for their respective achievements during the season. Superintendent Dr. Peter Giarrizzo and Toni Labbate, the board …

Saying goodbye to the fall

The fall may be but a distant memory now that the holiday season is in full swing, but locals could until recently enjoy fall foliage around town before winter officially arrives. The natural beauty …