Bike biz booms with summer sun

In most locales, June is the month of weddings, graduations and Father’s Day. Long Island vegetable gardens boast newly sprouted greens. June is also the month that all species, sizes, colors …

Former deputy supervisor Walker enters guilty plea

Former Nassau County Chief Deputy Executive Richard “Rob” Walker pleaded guilty to a single count of obstruction of justice in federal court for the Eastern District of New York on May …

11-year-old wins national essay contest

Entering a local school essay contest turned into a national win for an 11-year-old Wantagh resident, when he won first place in the competition for both the Daughters of the American …

Victorian shop going strong at 25

Over the past 25 years, the Olde Towne Garden — a Victorian gift shop filled with garden treasures and Irish imports — has become a fixture on Wantagh Avenue. The shop, in a house with …

Wantagh firm files for bankruptcy

The Wantagh-based Gramercy Group Inc, which has been involved since February in a dispute with the Town of North Hempstead about work done on the swimming pool at Clinton G. Martin Park in New Hyde …

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.