Andrew Stern Memorial Essay Contest winners

The East Rockaway School District Board of Education recognized the winners of this year’s Andrew J. Stern Memorial Essay Contest at its Jan. 17 meeting.

East Rockaway recognizes scholar-athletes

The East Rockaway Board of Education recognized student athletes from East Rockaway Jr./Sr. High School for their outstanding performance off the field as the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Scholar-Athletes and Scholar-Athlete teams were named.

Student honored by future scientist academy

East Rockaway High School senior Mikayla Cirillo was awarded the Congress of Future Medical Leaders Award of Excellence by the National Academy of Future Physicians and Medical Scientists.

East Rockaway student earns Nassau BOCES Student of the Quarter recognition

East Rockaway High School student Michael Watson was named Student of the Quarter at Nassau BOCES GC Tech career and technical education high school. Watson is studying to become an Emergency Medical Technician. 

East Rockaway High School honors AP and Supermaster scholars

The East Rockaway Union Free School District recognized high school seniors who earned the distinction of Advanced Placement Scholars, and underclassmen who have achieved the Supermaster of Regents designation.


Our national spirit shouldn’t fade on July 5

It has been called both the physical and symbolic heart of our democracy, located within the very walls where our elected representatives in Washington make our country’s most important decisions. The Capitol Rotunda . . .


Abortion, the high court and the people

Issues of life and death, liberty, justice and freedom call for citizen involvement. We should have strong opinions about such topics.


Long Island students’ resources depend on race

A report just published by ERASE Racism explores how equitably educational resources are available across school districts on Long Island . . .

Randi Kreiss

Taking to the air is no flight of fancy

If you have fond memories of flying someplace for summer fun, well, you can just wipe that fantasy out of your head.