North Shore parents want elections moved out of schools

A discussion topic at Board of Education meetings in recent months has morphed into an online petition urging residents to support moving district elections out of the schools. North Shore Parents …

Lawmakers tighten New York’s gun laws

On Jan. 30, state lawmakers approved the first new gun control laws since the Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act passed in 2013. Gun control advocates cheered the further tightening of …

North Shore businesses spread the love with V-Day deals

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and local businesses around town are getting ready to spread the love to residents looking to treat their special someone, or themselves. Whether you …

O’Shanter Club in Brookville sold for $15 million

Brookville’s Tam O’Shanter Country Club now has new ownership. Titan Golf LLC, a golf club operator based in New Brunswick, N.J., acquired the club for roughly $15 million on Jan. 29. The company …

Supervisor Saladino shares the state of the town

The recently reinstated Glenwood Glen Head Civic Association invited Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino to its meeting on Jan. 31. There, the supervisor delivered a state of the town address …

County to expand pothole pilot program this year

“One down, 47,000 to go,” Nassau County Executive Laura Curran said, looking down at the pothole she had just filled. Curran worked alongside staffers from the county Department of Public …

New York State Senate passes permanent tax cap bill

The state Senate passed a bill on Jan. 23 to make the property tax levy increase cap permanent. The cap, passed in 2011 and set to expire in 2020, prevents increases in the tax levy from exceeding 2 …


State deserves praise for passing gun measures

The Democratically controlled State Legislature moved on Jan. 29 to protect New Yorkers by enacting common-sense measures to combat gun violence.


Be a part of the school budget process

It’s school budget season, and as districts begin laying out their 2019-20 spending plans, it’s a critical time for residents to attend Board of Education meetings.


Talking about race on Long Island

As a senior at Mepham High School in Bellmore, I’m excited that ERASE Racism has launched a Long Island-wide public discussion called “How Do We Build a Just Long Island?”

Randi Kreiss

Take heart: The old women will lead us

Nancy Pelosi to Donald Trump: “No.” Sorry if you’re in the first bloom of youth, girlfriends. The ground under your tight, smooth butts is shifting.

Alfonse D'Amato

Immigration crisis needs fixing, not fighting

The next few weeks will tell whether there is any chance for Congress and President Trump to come to terms on an immigration policy that makes sense. The past few months have seen far too much brinkmanship . . .