BREAKING NEWS: Seaford wins Nassau Class B softball crown

Calhoun squeaks by South Side

Dating back to last spring, no group of high school athletes in Nassau County has enjoyed more success than Calhoun’s. Friday afternoon, a few hours after the Colts’ baseball team closed out …

Bellmore-based PFY celebrates 30 years of pride

As PFY is gearing up to celebrate the month of pride in June, and the LGBTQ community in general, this year it is also celebrating its own history, as 2023 marks the 30th anniversary of the agency, which was the first of its kind in a suburban setting in the United States.

Baldwin teacher went ‘Above and Bee-yond’ as she wins Applebee's Teacher of the Year

Kathleen Schieck, a fourth-grade teacher at Lenox Elementary School in Baldwin, routinely opened her email on April 26, and to her surprise, she discovered that she had been awarded $500.

Photos: Celebrating Haitian culture all month long

In recognition of May as Haitian Heritage Month, Nassau County Legislator Carrié Solages and Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages joined forces with community partners to celebrate the rich history, …

Freeport firefighter awarded medal of valor

Freeport Fire Department’s Assistant Chief, Anthony Sotira, was recently awarded the Silver Medal of Valor by the Nassau County Fire Commission for his heroic actions in rescuing a victim trapped …

Beep ball’s Bombers vs. Mets draws a large crowd

From afar, the May 6 baseball game at John Maccarone Memorial City Stadium between the Long Island Bombers and the Sunset Mets looked like any other game played there. The bases were loaded, friends and family filled the stands, and athletes were patiently waiting for their turn to get their hands and bats on the ball. But the players in this baseball game were all visually impaired.

Raynham Hall Musuem fundraiser honors local journalism

The Friends and Trustees of Raynham Hall Museum held their annual Love Re-Awakened Benefit at the Muttontown Country Club on May 6 to raise money for the historic spy museum and, for the first time …

Young Rockville Centre leaders recognized for helping to make a difference

Assemblyman Brian Curran recognized five students from Rockville Centre — Nicolas Albarano, Kathleen Conlon, Morgan Harloff, Michael Muscerella and Ali Pullaro — for making a positive difference in their community on May 6 at the Lynbrook Public Library.

Mentoring the next generation

“All students, no matter who they are, can always use someone to talk to,” said Samantha Kahn, a social worker at Woodland Middle School in East Meadow. “Some extra support.” Kahn and …


How they avoid saying the dirtiest word

In politics, the word “tax” is dirtier than the most graphic four-letter words you can think of. Any politician who plans to last in office longer than his loafers knows that you only say “tax” . . .


Is fossil fuel-generated energy gone with the wind?

Island Park doesn’t generate daily headlines — and residents like it that way. This historic community is best known . . .

Randi Kreiss

Books are an exception to the lending rule

In “Hamlet,” Polonius said to Laertes, “Neither a borrower nor a lender be . . ."

Jerry Kremer

Something’s going wrong in Florida

I can’t help writing about the state of Florida, because it seems more detached from America than any of the other 49 states.