Lynbrook to host annual Wounded Warrior event

Lynbrook firefighters will host their annual Wounded Warrior fundraiser for Nassau County Firefighters Operation Wounded Warrior on Sept. 23 at Greis Veterans Memorial Park. The End of Summer Bash …

Mojgan 'Moji' Pourmoradi, new Holocaust museum director, wants to bridge education gap

Mojgan “Moji” Pourmoradi, the new director of the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County, said she hopes to help bridge gaps in education about the atrocities against Jewish people during World War II. She believes that education is key to combating history’s cyclical tendency to tolerate antisemitism.

Sunrise of East Meadow committed to residents with Alzheimer's, dementia

The Sunrise Senior Living Center of East Meadow will host its annual Alzheimer’s Mini Walk on Sept. 20, at 2 p.m.

Rockville Centre schools' Board of Education sets goals for the new year

The school year is in full swing, and for students and teachers in the Rockville Centre school district, that means a fresh start — new faces, classrooms and courses.

Abigail Ptacek donates time her time and backpacks to North Bellmore School District

Abigail Ptacek fondly remembers the day she first donated backpacks to the North Bellmore School District, in the summer of 2012.

Bandukra Family’s $5M apartment complex nears completion in Oceanside

Oceanside’s newest residential development — a $5 million, 23-unit private apartment complex at 418 Atlantic Ave. known as the Inlet — is nearing completion. Ubaid Bandukra, 34, and his …

Keeping Michael Geraldi’s memory alive

By all accounts, Michael Geraldi was a special person. A New York City Police Department officer, he was always committed to giving back and helping others.

Dynamic duo to elevate the Freeport School Board

Following their triumphant victory in the May 2023 Freeport school board election, Sonia Dixon and Scott Richardson are gearing up to take their seats on the Freeport School Board for the upcoming …

Why are these folks gathered in West Hempstead?

Once a dilapidated eyesore for the West Hempstead community, the National Wholesale Liquidators’ property is officially being renovated into a luxury apartment complex. An air of celebration …

Has held supervisor’s office for six years

Joseph Saladino vows to continue serving Oyster Bay

After six years as the Town of Oyster Bay supervisor, Joseph Saladino says he still has a lot he wants to accomplish. The Massapequa native has been a mainstay of town and state politics for over …


Politics is partisan — voting isn’t

Some 158 million Americans voted in the 2020 U.S. presidential election, but 63 million eligible people could not because they weren’t even registered to vote.


Serious pollution in the airspace above is being ignored

Today, everyone is conscious of pollution and its detrimental effects on our environment and health. The most common forms are water, air and plastic pollution, but there is another type . . .

Peter King

Looking back again on a tragedy we’ll never forget

For all Americans, and particularly Long Islanders, who recall the horror of Sept. 11, 2001, reliving those tragic moments each year is devastating, and yet, at the same time, gratifying and reassuring.

Jerry Kremer

Sometimes you just may be guilty until proven innocent

In recent months, former President Donald Trump has been hit with 91 charges in four criminal indictments. As an attorney, I’ve paid close attention to all of the cases

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.