Steve Grogan named Firefighter of the Year

He’s a military veteran, a writer, a former village trustee and federal agent — not to mention a 55-year member of the Lynbrook Fire Department. Steve Grogan, an ex-chief and honorary …

Holocaust survivor Rosalie Lebovic Simon speaks at South Side High School

Holocaust survivor Rosalie Lebovic Simon visits with students at South Side High School last week to talk about her experience and the rise of antisemitism on Long Island.

Looking out for firefighters’ mental health

In a profession in which traumatic experiences are commonplace — and not often talked about — James Lang, ex-chief of the Malverne Fire Department, wanted to make sure his fellow …

The Merricks ring in the holiday season

The holiday season wouldn’t be the same without the Merrick Chamber of Commerce’s holiday celebrations. Two separate events take place in Merrick, which bring together residents to enjoy …

Calls to crack down on illegal vape products

Since the introduction of flavored vape or e-cigarette products, the use of the products by minors in the United States has reached epidemic levels.

Jeffrey Lax addresses safety concerns for Jewish students amid Israel-Hamas Conflict on college campuses

College campuses nationwide have seen new divisions created by the Israel-Hamas war that go far beyond the classroom, as students grapple with radically different perspectives on the conflict. Depending on how long the war continues, some of the student activists who are loudly voicing their opinions may create a potentially hazardous environment for Jewish high school seniors pondering where they want to apply to college.

East Meadow artist Cass Jones paints annual Long Island holiday display

East Meadow artist Cassandra Jones has brought the spirit of the holidays to life once again to the Huntington Holiday Spectacular. People from all over Long Island have flocked to Huntington’s downtown to see a 75-foot-tall Christmas tree, an abundance of holiday décor — and Jones’s painted snowflakes.

Legislature passes funding measure unanimously

Legislator Josh Lafazan secures $1.8 million for Matinecock storm drain upgrades

In a significant development for the Village of Matinecock, Nassau County Legislator Josh Lafazan has secured $1.8 million in funding for infrastructure upgrades to address drainage and stormwater …


Long Island’s water supply is endangered

There’s an invisible lifeline across Long Island that sustains us all — our aquifer system. These underground reservoirs — the source of every drop of water that flows from our taps . . .

Peter King

Americans must rediscover our unity

The world of politics has never been an oasis of peace and harmony. By its very nature, democracy is a clash of ideas fueled by ambition. It is not an arena for the faint of heart.


‘Never again’ is more than a slogan. It’s our rallying cry.

Like most people, I awoke on Oct. 7 to news of Hamas’ horrific attack on Israel. The barbarism displayed by the Hamas terrorists against Israeli civilians was enough to make anybody’s blood boil.


A love and a smile beyond dementia

I’ll never forget the last time I saw my stepmother, even though by then she’d already forgotten me. It was last year in the Florida hospice center Helen had lived in . . .