Sewanhaka Central High School District proposes $244M budget for 23-2024 academic year

The Sewanhaka Central High School board has unveiled a proposed $244 million budget for 2023-24, which includes the implementation of new courses and several improvement projects across all five …

Nassau County's South Asian community opens up about pressing issues

The first-ever South Asian Advisory Group Town Hall was a night of promoting unity and tackling critical issues impacting the South Asian community on Long Island, such as domestic violence, hate …

The Franklin Square Civic Association's Hometown Heroes banner program returns for fifth year

Editor's note: Since press time, the deadline for applications has been extended to April 15. The Franklin Square Civic Association is celebrating local veterans and heroes for a fifth year with …

Basketball pros help students improve skills at Elmont Memorial High School

Some of the most knowledgeable, talented and experienced basketball coaches took to Elmont Memorial High School’s court on Feb. 25 to help students enhance their skills, self-confidence and overall …

Joined by opposition to Hochul’s housing plan

More than two dozen Long Island elected officials teamed up to show a united front against Governor Kathy Hochul’s proposal for high density housing in single-family neighborhoods on Long Island …


Is creativity a thing of the past?

Human civilization has developed side by side with technology — some may say, in competition with it. Technological innovations have diminished the need for workers in jobs requiring . . .

Randi Kreiss

Thirteenth letter to my grandchildren

Hey, sweeties, Can it be that you are now 20, 18, 16 and 14? Do you read the paper?? Are you catching this online?


Teddy Roosevelt: a president who defied labels

Monday was Presidents Day, a holiday that, unless you work in a bank or the government or a school, you might have missed.


It’s time for our energy to go public

Most Long Islanders are rightly confused about who is responsible for our ever-rising electricity bills. We get our electric bills from PSEG, yet there's also the Long Island Power Authority, as well as National Grid. Who does what?