FirstNet donation gives Safety Town in East Meadow new life

FirstNet, Built with AT&T, has donated $110,000 to the Nassau County Police Department Foundation so it can renovate and refurbish its Safety Town education facility in East Meadow.

Hochul banks on finding jobs across New York state

There are more than 15,000 jobs — a record amount — posted on the state labor department’s seasonal job bank in a variety of industries from amusement parks to farms and restaurants and summer camps across every region.


‘This was her happy place — in the sunshine,’ a sister says

A pond in Baldwin’s Silver Lake Park was officially named after Caroline McCahon last Saturday. McCahon was a nature lover who spent her work lunches and other free time with her family in the …

Woodsburgh author keeps mother’s Holocaust story alive

In keeping with her mother’s philosophy of informing the world, longtime Woodsburgh resident Sandy Schipper Wolberg published a book about her mother’s experience surviving the Holocaust, “A Soul Beneath the Earth: A Holocaust Memoir of Faith and Resilience,” in June.

Remembering Tom O'Leary

Tom O'Leary taught and coached at Wantagh for 34 years.

Suozzi trounced by Hochul, loses Democratic primary

Hometown favorite Glen Cove’s Tom Suozzi lost by a wide margin in his bid to represent Democrats on the ballot for governor, receiving only 12.8 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s …


Suozzi is right choice for Long Island and New York

We don’t typically endorse at the primary level — or at the gubernatorial level. But then again, Tom Suozzi is not a typical candidate. Not only is he from Long Island; he’s also from Nassau County — an important distinction from Kathy Hochul and Jumaane Williams. He understands the needs of Long Island communities and wants to make sure those needs are not overlooked.


Rob Astorino looks to wipe away political polarization

There aren’t many people who can say they’ve come close to beating Andrew Cuomo — especially at the height of the former governor’s popularity. But Rob Astorino can.


Andrew Giuliani says New York ready for change

New York hasn’t backed a Republican governor since George Pataki was re-elected for the second time some 20 years ago.


Tom Suozzi ready to solve problems in Albany

Tom Suozzi’s path to the governor’s mansion won’t be an easy one — especially since he’ll have to win a June 28 Democratic primary that includes a popular incumbent, Kathy Hochul.


Harry Wilson dedicated to looking out for the ‘little guy’

Harry Wilson doesn’t have the most recognizable name among those running for governor — in either party. But then again, as the self-proclaimed turnaround expert might say, maybe he should.