BREAKING NEWS: 42-year-old found stabbed to death in North Bellmore

6th Battalion Parade a hit for local departments

For volunteer fire departments in the Sixth Battalion of Nassau County, the annual parade and drill is always a weekend well spent.

After lots of work, Eagle Scout project is a success

Joseph Ciniglio’s Eagle Scout project went off successfully over the weekend, as he and members of his troop gathered at the Bellmore Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall to power wash and paint the …

Model trains and class reunions: friendship in the wake of Covid-19

When Gary Gaccione was diagnosed with Covid-19 in March 2020, he didn’t know if he was going to make it.

From Key West, Fla. to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska

Ian Randman is taking the journey of a lifetime — on a bike.

Whales and Caribous, Crickets and Frogs

Steven Schwartz has always liked telling stories. The Bellmore-based children’s book author began creating all sorts of tales when his son was younger, but he never quite put pen to paper. …

Taking to the sky, Mepham High graduate completes first solo flight

Alessandro Barsallo has been flying on planes for as long as he can remember.

Jerry Kremer

One kind of identity politics is no longer a winner

There are all kinds of people who seek public office. Some are former government officials hoping to work their way up the political ladder. Others . . .

Randi Kreiss

Don’t we all live in the cone of uncertainty?

I was floating in the Gulf of Mexico, in a good way, two weeks ago. We have a place there . . .


You have just two minutes to escape a fire

This Sunday is the beginning of National Fire Prevention Week, a century-old public health observance created by the National Fire Protection Association . . .


A 54-year-old movie’s warning to Putin

Remember “Planet of the Apes”?