Would their marriage survive Covid? Find out.

John and Danielle Garren have proven that true love is much stronger than even a pandemic and global shut down. Covid-19 struck a week before their scheduled wedding, but that did not stop them …

Local superintendent writes a song for moms

Coming from a musical background, Joseph Famularo, superintendent of schools in the Bellmore Public School District, has always enjoyed playing music — particularly the guitar — and being creative in general. Recently, he composed a song, dedicated to the type of person that is influential in most people’s lives: moms.


‘He never slowed down,’ friends say of Jay Fagin at bench dedication

Dozens of local tennis players gathered on May 21 in Oceanside Park to remember their friend Jay Fagin, from Long Beach. Fagin died on Jan. 18, 2022, just shy of his 87th birthday, and was known by …

Post-Covid, people are still hungry

When the coronavirus pandemic hit the United States in March 2020, many food pantries and soup kitchens closed as people working in places that traditionally provided for the food insecure were afraid to continue. This was before there were Covid vaccines, with doctors working around the clock to understand the virus that was killing thousands of people.

Hewlett's Bill Dubin unifies students at all levels

It was the battle of the Five Towns. But the contest between the Hewlett-Woodmere and Lawrence school districts on May 25 was more about uniting than competing, as students at all levels gathered for a Unified Basketball game at Hewlett High School. 


Learn about dementia, for your sake and others’

Memory loss is common as we get older. Going to the grocery store and forgetting what you went there for. Trying to remember the name of an actor . . .


Why Nassau needs a strong inspector general’s office

As a legislator who served during the height of corruption in Nassau County, I know firsthand how important it is to have mechanisms in place to protect taxpayer money from the pitfalls of waste and fraud.

Randi Kreiss

Summer reading: To escape or go deep?

Of course, we must have a summer to take up the subject of summer reading. Which reminds me of a great book about Krakatoa . . .

Jerry Kremer

The PSEG love affair is over

Long Islanders have all kinds of non-romantic love affairs. They love their school boards, their teachers and their garbage collectors, and they even show some love for . . .