Freeport woman honors fallen friend

With her right index finger, Barbara Horn traced the “V” inscribed on the cold black granite wall. The morning sun shone on her face as a brisk breeze tussled her silver hair on Nov. 10. She …

First City Project’s second showing is a hit

The Coles House, on Glen Street, is Glen Cove’s oldest home, with many of its florid architectural details dating back to 1690. It was once home to one of Glen Cove’s five founding …

Rising hip-hop star from Long Beach dies at 21

Rapper Lil Peep, who grew up in Long Beach and cemented his status as a rising talent with his unique blend of hip-hop and emo, died on Wednesday at age 21 in Tucson, according to The New York …

Curran announces transition team members

Nassau County Executive-elect Laura Curran, a legislator from Baldwin, announced on Monday the people who will serve on her transition team in the days leading up to her swearing-in on Jan. 1.

NIFA rejects 2018 county budget

The state board that oversees Nassau County's finances on Thursday night rejected the proposed $3 billion budget for 2018, deeming it unbalanced after the legislature axed $59 million in revenue-producing fee increases proposed by outgoing County Executive Ed Mangano.


Politically speaking, it’s a new day in Nassau County

To say that Nassau County experienced a seismic shift in its often conservative political landscape on Nov. 7 would be an understatement.

Scott Brinton

Pittsburgh, metaphor for America

The public bus dropped me at a dirt patch seemingly in the middle of nowhere. In front of me, on the other side of a four-lane highway, was a wide river. Behind me was a tree-covered escarpment. Pittsburgh was nowhere to be seen.

Alfonse D'Amato

Election message: drain the swamp, stop the alligator fights!

It’s said that every election has consequences. True enough. And some elections also carry a message. While the consequences of last week’s elections . . .

Randi Kreiss

All hell broke loose after #MeToo took off

You need a scorecard to keep up with the sexual harassers these days. Used to be there was an occasional murmur about bad behavior by a celebrity or a political hot shot . . .