Why are Kellenberg parents asking Lynbrook for busing?

Of the 55 school districts that see a portion of their students attend the private Kellenberg Memorial High School, 50 of them provide late busing. Lynbrook is one of the five districts that do not …

Malverne coach Kito Lockwood shown lots of 'love' from neighbors

Love and Lakeview. That’s what neighbors came together to celebrate in a show of support for Malverne High School football coach Kito Lockwood. “A leader, a role model, a father …

Seeking out that everyday courage

The word “courage” has been very much on my mind. The courage to breathe, live, love, heal and forgive. Courage to grow, to face our own personal strengths, wounds, and fears. Courage to overcome …

Residents encouraged to squash lanternflies

Spotted lanternflies cause a buzz in Sea Cliff

The spotted lantern fly, an invasive species that feeds on plants and trees, has made its way to Long Island’s North Shore. The species has been the focus of recent media attention and Sea …

Equity 4 LI Youth hosts panel to discuss ‘The Right to Read’ at East Meadow library

Equity 4 LI Youth, an organization founded by Patrick Pizzo, the assistant superintendant for business and finance in the East Meadow School District, hosted a panel discussion, in collaboration with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, at the East Meadow Public Library last week, following the screening of the documentary “The Right to Read.”

Rambam Mesivta Maimonides' students are 'supercharged' to learn in new building

A new era has arrived for Rambam Mesivta Maimonides High School.

How climate change, renewable energy will impact Long Island’s future

The League of Women Voters of East Nassau recently partnered with the Citizens Campaign for the Environment, a nonprofit and nonpartisan environmental organization, to host a vastly informative presentation on the drastic consequences that climate change could have not only globally, but particularly on Long Island.

See which Long Beach resident was honored by the Friedberg JCC

The Friedberg JCC, in Oceanside, celebrated retired Assemblyman Harvey Weisenberg, of Long Beach, and his support for those with developmental disabilities, on Sept. 13, hosting a screening of the …


Deadly Wild West in our backyard

Drive a mere exit or two on any of Long Island’s main thoroughfares, and you are sure to see at least one roadside shrine remembering the victim of a fatal car crash.


To serve its riders, the MTA needs proper governance

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is, unfortunately, usually in the news for billion-dollar boondoggles. But local issues and corporate governance problems plague the agency . . .


No more delays in distributing opioid settlement funds

With our children back in classrooms and the leaves beginning their autumnal change, the nation is highlighting another vital milestone as we observe September as National Recovery Month.

Peter King

We’ve had great people working for us at the U.N.

Every September, the annual opening of the United Nations General Assembly wreaks havoc, confusion and congestion for everyone who must travel to and from Manhattan.

Randi Kreiss

Are you working those friendship connections?

Last week I had dinner with Jack, an old friend. We’ve known each other for 30 years, and he was my friend by extension, since his wife and I were best buddies for decades. She died about eight years ago.