Mandalay Milers run past Hollywood, aim at new target

When the students at Mandalay Elementary School started running last fall, they expected to arrive in Hollywood by mid-spring. But they took on the project with such commitment and covered the 2,830 …

MacArthur senior finds rich reward in service

Kimberly Mestizo swears she has time for sleep — “at least four or five hours a night,” she says. But it’s hard to imagine when. Among a lengthy list of activities, the 18-year-old MacArthur …

Schnirman report critical of county ethics panel

Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman released a report on April 10 that was sharply critical of the county’s ethics panel and its failure to investigate ethics violations and to levy …

Wantagh looks to finish on top

Wantagh boys’ lacrosse began a new era this spring with high aspirations a season removed from reaching the doorstep of a championship.

Wantagh dad makes special snack packs

For 9-year-old Wantagh third-grader Molly Murray, the brown paper bag in which she carries a snack to school every day is more than just storage. “It makes me get out of bed sometimes,” Molly …

Editorial

No matter the desperation, suicide isn’t the answer

When anyone, especially a teenager, dies by suicide, it is difficult to comprehend. We see the person, seemingly vibrant, alive, and we wonder how . . .

Jerry Kremer

Wanted: a presidential apology that will never happen

I haven’t seen an official announcement from the White House, but there’s a rumor that President Trump will declare a National Day of Apology, on which all elected Democrats and the media . . .

Randi Kreiss

Uncle Joe would have loved my Aunt Helen

You might think that there’s nothing more to say about former Vice President Joe Biden and the touchy-feely behavior that makes some women “uncomfortable,” but that’s only because you didn’t know my Aunt Helen.