Local artist restoring mural in Sea Cliff Village Hall

Mark Fay has long had a penchant for painting murals. He even said it runs in his blood. His grandfather, Charles Gulbrandsen, was an apprentice in the early 1900s on the original mural that adorns …

9/11 responder from Glen Head is seeking pension parity

Many images continue to haunt civilian 9/11 responder Timothy DeMeo. He saw close to 100 people engulfed in flames jump from the twin towers, he said — images that are still among his nightmares. …

Village of Sea Cliff's Fourth of July festivities fun for all

On a trip to Philadelphia in 1975, Sea Cliff resident Henry Holman visited Graff House, at 7th and Market streets. At the time, the stately red-brick home where Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration …

Listen to Sea Cliff’s sounds of the summer

As concert season comes into full swing all across Long Island, the scenery of North Shore communities intertwines with the artistry of resident-musicians, giving concertgoers a slice of the local …

New York poised to take the lead on climate change

With passage in both houses of the State Legislature, and a promise last week by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act into law, New York state is poised to …

Portions of Route 107 to close for utility work

Portions of Route 107, a state road that stretches from Glen Cove to Jericho, will be closed for utility work by PSEG Long Island from July 14 to Aug. 30. The closures will make way for workers to …

Bill would expand workplace equality for the hearing-impaired

A bill recently introduced in the Nassau County Legislature would help level the playing field for hearing-impaired people in the workplace by amending the county’s human rights law to include …

Editorial

Let undocumented immigrants drive legally

Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently signed the aptly named Green Light Law, which will allow undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses. This isn’t a new law. If anything, it takes New York back to the more trusting years before Sept. 11, 2001.

Scott Brinton

The gritty beauty of the organic farm

I remember hiking in 90-degree heat on a dusty but paved road, past fields of fruit trees and vegetable plants. Suddenly, my father-in-law pointed and said in Bulgarian that we should turn into a thicket.

Randi Kreiss

Buggy brilliance lights up the summer sky

We’re in the warm clutch of summer, when fireflies begin their dance through the deep velvet nights of June and early July. Summer in our villages and towns has to be held close and breathed in . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

Dems veer hard left, headed for a cliff

Watching the Democratic debate marathon(s) two weeks ago drove home to me just how far to the political left the Democratic Party has veered. If it keeps this up . . .