Maria Conzatti holds down fort at NCC

Maria Conzatti has two major goals for the next 12 months: To have Nassau Community College “live” the word “community,” and to serve that community through a number of new …

Rhame Avenue Elementary welcomes its new principal

A new face will welcome Rhame Avenue Elementary School students when they return to class in September. Jack Bixhorn, the school's incoming principal, fills the vacancy Aug. 22 left by former principal, Dr. Aysesha McArthur. Bixhorn returns to the halls of Rhame Avenue where he served as an administrative intern and as a teacher.

Remembering Marivel Estevez

Friends and family of Marivel Estevez, a 39-year-old found killed in her Mineola apartment on July 30, remembered and celebrated her life on Tuesday morning. Estevez’s funeral mass was held …

Mount Sinai South Nassau brings back 'Soirée Under the Stars'

Supporters of Mount Sinai South Nassau are set to gather once again at The Seawane Club on Saturday, Sept. 17, to help raise funds for hospital projects that are expected to expand services along the South Shore.

Hempstead town to address Five Towns development concerns

On Tuesday, Town of Hempstead officials held a news conference outside Lawrence Village Hall, and announced a public hearing — on Sept. 20, at 7 p.m. — to address concerns about building development zones in Inwood and North Lawrence.

Lawrence extended school year summer programs keep students on track

The Lawrence School District is finding new ways to keep students engaged in its Extended School Year and summer reading programs, using the digital FastForWord and Reading Assistant Plus platforms.


Now more than ever, prepare for hurricanes

Hurricane season officially started June 1, but for those of us enjoying life on Long Island and in the Northeast, our storm season starts just about … now.


Scientists grapple with the meaning of life. Why should judges?

When faced with controversial topics or questions, our first instinct is almost always to go in search of others’ opinions.

Randi Kreiss

Sunday is National Senior Citizens Day

We need a National Village Elder, someone whose sole mission it is to advocate for Americans older than 65.


Covid-19’s impact on education could be long-lasting

While much media coverage of the coronavirus pandemic has focused on its impact on the global economy, which was serious, there is a potentially more insidious long-term consequence . . .