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Parents rally amid impending Catholic school closures

The impending closures of three Catholic schools have sparked an outcry from a number of parents and parishioners. Due to declining enrollment and revenue, the Diocese of Rockville Centre will close …

As spring returns, locals reflect on pandemic in Baldwin Park 

It’s been a difficult year. For much of it, many people have been stuck inside, awaiting the end of the coronavirus pandemic, which, to …

Veterans’ halls search for ways to stay open

For years, Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion halls have served as gathering spaces for community organizations, hosting everything from scout meetings to parties to fundraisers and blood …

Veterans’ halls search for ways to stay open

For years, Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion halls have served as gathering spaces for community organizations, hosting everything from scout meetings to parties to fundraisers and blood …

Baldwinites react to New York state marijuana legalization

On March 31, New York state legalized recreational marijuana use — an effort years in the making — while setting regulations for a new industry and its taxation. Spanning 128 pages, …

Editorial

State must provide greater municipal oversight

Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman announced last week that he would not run for re-election — a wise move, given the tenuous nature of any candidacy he might have tried to mount.

Op-Ed

Momentum builds to eliminate housing discrimination

The new year is off to a promising start in the effort to eliminate housing discrimination, with significant actions taken by the federal and state governments. Those actions, and related ones that are brewing . . .