David Goldberg, social studies teacher at Calhoun High School, knighted by Parte Guelfa

David Goldberg, a social studies teacher at Sanford H. Calhoun High School, was knighted by the Parte Guelfa for his humanitarian work.

Friedberg JCC rolls out red carpet in Oceanside

The Friedberg JCC in Oceanside hosted its annual Red Carpet Event to celebrate and advocate for adults with disabilities. The event showcased the talents of individuals with disabilities and raised funds for the Special Advocacy Coalition.

Once in a lifetime: Bellmore-Merrick students gather to watch 2024 solar eclipse

Around Bellmore-Merrick, high schools and middle schools held viewing parties for the 2024 solar eclipse on April 8.

Universal Pre-K program to be offered at the RVC Recreation Center

Rockville Centre School District partners with village to offer UPK program closer to home.

New pastor James Kessler at North Shore Community Church

James Kessler clearly saw the path that lay before him when he was a teenager. But his ambition to be a man of God was not shared by his family members. They were poor, and moved often, but Kessler, …

West Hempstead first graders unshaken by earthquake

A 4.8 magnitude earthquake shook West Hempstead last Friday — but not Room 106 of Cornwell Avenue. The first graders were in the middle of partner reading time when teacher Kelsey Elias felt the table start shaking — and then her …

Showering military moms-to-be with love

Operation Shower at UBS Arena in Elmont showers military moms-to-be with love and support.

Freeport H.S. students study eclipse in real time

Freeport High students conduct innovative eclipse weather experiment, shedding light on atmospheric changes

Hach challenges GOP establishment

Greg Hach is gearing up for the Republican primary on June 25. If he wins, he will challenge incumbent U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi to represent the 3rd Congressional District in the November general …

Will armed civilian deputies be of any help to Nassau County?

Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman's program to enlist civilians as provisional special deputy sheriffs during crises has sparked controversy, with supporters emphasizing enhanced emergency response capabilities and opponents expressing concerns about increased firearm presence and lack of transparency. Residents like Laura Burns and Allison Dzikowski distrust the necessity of civilians in law enforcement roles, while county legislators, including Delia DeRiggi-Whitton, criticize Blakeman for insufficient consultation and raise doubts about the adequacy of training provided to the special deputies, with DeRiggi-Whitton drawing comparisons to historical paramilitary groups, sparking outrage from Blakeman and his supporters.

Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman's lawsuit against New York State Attorney General is dismissed

Despite the dismissal of Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman's lawsuit against NY State Attorney General Letitia James over a transgender sports ban, the legal battle continues amid accusations of transphobia and appeals.


The time to support local journalism is now

Highlighting the efforts of the Empire State Local News Coalition, which aims to safeguard local journalism in New York by advocating for legislative support and rallying communities to save newsrooms and jobs amidst closures and layoffs.


The heartbreaking death of an NYPD hero

Former Congressman Peter King reflects on the tragic murder of NYPD Officer Jonathan Diller, highlighting the outpouring of support from Massapequa Park and beyond, including a moment with former President Donald Trump, and calls for legislative action in honor of Diller's memory."


Washington: where bipartisanship goes to die

Former Assemblyman Jerry Kremer reminisces about bipartisan successes in Albany, contrasting them with the current gridlock in Washington, where partisan politics obstructs meaningful legislation, leaving a longing for the return of bipartisan cooperation.


L.I. GOP must condemn Trump’s dangerous remarks

Kevin J. Kelley underscores the significance of bipartisan collaboration in politics, advocating for respect, civil discourse, and condemnation of inflammatory rhetoric from leaders like Donald Trump to protect democracy and uphold civic values.


On airplane noise, we’re back to the drawing board

Senator Jack Martins addresses the persistent issue of airplane noise disturbing communities near busy airports, emphasizing the need for objective studies and coordinated efforts to mitigate the impact, while expressing unwavering determination to advocate for quieter skies


What’s behind the decline in O.B.’s shellfish population?

Bill Bleyer warns of the impending collapse of the bay's ecosystem due to declining shellfish populations, highlighting their critical role as keystone species and the urgent need for conservation efforts to prevent irreversible damage