Liberty Water rate hike on the table at state's hearings

Two virtual hearings took place last week with the state’s Public Service Commission, regarding Liberty Utilities’ proposal to increase water rates in the Long Island communities it serves by a cumulative 34.2 percent.

Learning about the high holidays at Chabad Hebrew School

The Chabad Hebrew School of Merrick-Bellmore-Wantagh made learning about the high holidays fun this year, with a Rosh Hashana Street Fair.

‘Be A Good Cookie,’ like Richie Capizzi

Richie Capizzi was a special person. A revered pastry chef, he was known by his family and friends not only for his talent in the kitchen, but also for his kindness. For a decade, Capizzi was involved with Cookies for Kids’ Cancer, a national nonprofit that funds research into pediatric cancers.

Fall festivals to look forward to in Merrick, Bellmore

Fair season is just around the corner for Bellmore-Merrick.

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.


Congestion pricing will fuel further flight from New York

In recent times, far too many New Yorkers have been forced to flee the place they’ve spent most of their lives, driven out by high taxes, an ever-increasing cost of living . . .

Randi Kreiss

News porn, food porn and shopping porn

Really, the world outside is conspiring to corrupt us. The mindless chatter is deafening, the distractions are pervasive . . .


New housing on L.I.? Not in my backyard.

A poll conducted by nextLI/Newsday discovered a not-so-puzzling contradiction. A majority of Long Island residents want more local housing options . . .