Vietnam War vet honored at Yankees game

Vietnam War veteran Lawrence Schnabel, 72, of Rockville Centre, was treated to a big surprise during a game between the Yankees and the Pittsburgh Pirates at Yankee Stadium on Sept. 21. During the …

Rescuing Families hosts first gift boutique

The holidays are right around the corner and Rescuing Families, Inc. is hosting a new event in Franklin Square, where shoppers can jump-start their gift buying for a great cause. Rescuing …


LIJ Valley Stream manager is Business Person of the Year

Valley Stream’s sister business organization, the Franklin Square Chamber of Commerce, nominated chamber member Patricia McColley for Business Person of the Year for her work with Long Island …


Churches need to see more of the faithful

Religious institutions have been under significant financial strain in recent years. Churches and synagogues have been sold, congregations scattered or merged with other communities, staff cut.


Hurricane Ian is another sign of things to come

Hurricanes are the world’s costliest natural disasters, and they’re intensifying because of climate change. Eighty-five percent of all hurricane damage . . .

Randi Kreiss

There’s no escaping the division, in every arena

Why do you have to make everything a political issue? some readers ask, and then they sign off with, “[Expletive] Biden!”


The battle against antisemitism continues

With the Jewish High Holy Days and Yom Kippur behind us, we in the Jewish community look forward to all that is to come in the new year, 5783 on the Hebrew calendar.