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New Town of Oyster Bay website, 'Oyster Bay Today,' live

The Town of Oyster Bay has launched a new interactive website, Oyster Bay Today, which town officials are optimistic will attract tourism to the town’s municipalities and support local …

Not everyone supports immigration change

President Biden’s asylum restrictions spark much debate

Local community leaders and officials had a variety of responses to President Biden’s move to address the ongoing migrant influx at the United States’ southern border with Mexico on …

Centre Stage celebrates sights and sounds of Broadway

Centre Stage celebrated such hit Broadway musicals as Hamilton, Wicked and Hairspray with with its 17th annual performance.

Nautical Mile Festival brings joy to families

Freeport's Nautical Mile Festival returned on June 1, transforming the famous strip into a bustling, walkable hub of vendors, live music, and family fun under sunny skies.

Valley Stream Education News

FAFSA 2024: Here's why FAFSA frustrations ran high with these Valley Stream students

See why Valley Stream students took issue with this year's FAFSA application process.

Lynbrook man narrowly avoids losing both legs to artery disease

Patrick Curran, from Lynbrook, suffered from peripheral artery disease until he became the first person in America to receive a new surgery that prevented him from getting his lets amputated.

Jonathan Diller’s memory lives on in community garden

It all began with a T-shirt. Twelve-year-old Alana Torregrossa’s idea to honor fallen Officer Jonathan Diller, of the New York City Police Department, has since bloomed into a community garden …

Drum roll please: Uniondale unveils its new field of dreams

Uniondale High School showed off its brand new multi-purpose artificial turf field complete with a new track.

Joe Satriano honors late wife through scholarship foundation

Oceanside resident Joe Satriano has devoted his life to honoring the memory of his wife, Susan, who lost her 13-year-long fight against breast cancer in 2005. While paying tribute to her, Joe has …

Sewanhaka High will now be known as the home of the Ravens

Sewanhaka High School’s sports teams will now be known as the Ravens.

Glen Cove secures credit upgrade from Moody’s

The credit ratings agency Moody’s has upgraded Glen Cove’s credit rating to Baa1, reflecting the city’s gradual fiscal improvement. According to the May 17 report, the upgrade is …


Safe day at the beach? Thank the lifeguards

Beach safety on Long Island is crucial. Lifeguards, trained to handle emergencies and rescues, protect beachgoers. Investing in their resources enhances public safety.


For neighborhoods of color, local media offer hope

I covered historic Black Lives Matter protests in 2020 despite Covid-19 risks, capturing a viral moment of hope amid global turmoil. Four years later, I reflect on the impact of community journalism on social change and media representation.


Some advice Joe Biden badly needs

Voters will decide the 2024 election in five months, with Biden's campaign focusing on economic issues and countering misinformation to secure re-election.


Who knows which way this presidential race is headed?

The 2024 presidential race is unprecedented, with Biden and Trump leading amid unique challenges. Early debates and fluctuating poll numbers highlight the campaign's unpredictability.


State proposes another misguided housing plan

For the third straight year, Gov. Kathy Hochul and progressive lawmakers who control Albany are attempting to advance a housing plan that would usurp local zoning laws that were put in place decades ago to protect the health, safety and character of the suburban communities we cherish on Long Island and throughout the state.


The New York ERA will protect our rights

One hundred years have now passed since the original Equal Rights Amendment was first introduced on the federal level. On Nov. 5, we New Yorkers will decide whether to modernize our own state Constitution. Currently, that Constitution protects only against racial and religious discrimination. It does not prohibit discrimination against groups that have been historically targeted, including those with disabilities, LGBTQ people, women and immigrants. This measure lands on the ballot after legislation to push it forward passed both houses of the State Legislature in two successive terms.