Lawrence Civic Association has a new leader

When Lawrence village mayor, Alex Edelman, and Village Administrator Ron Goldman sought a new leader for the Lawrence Civic Association, they approached Judi Bernstein to consider taking leadership.

Officials criticize Lawrence resident's assault plea deal

A plea deal that will have the ringleader of a physical attack on Lawrence resident Joey Borgen serving only six months in jail was strongly criticized by Jewish leaders, including Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman.

Lawrence's DECA Club means business

Five Lawrence High School students aim to continue the school’s DECA Club success at the state competition and earn spots in the international competition.

Warehouse to fill Inwood site, vacant since 1987

After years of vacancy, 175 Roger Ave. in Inwood is expected to be transformed into modern warehouse space of 60,000-square-feet by 2024.

Far Rockaway gang member pleads guilty to role in 2018 killings

Carlos Guerra, of Far Rockaway, a MS-13 street gang member, pleaded guilty during jury selection on Jan. 23 for his role in two 2018 killings in Far Rockaway and Lawrence.


We all deserve a chance to pursue our dreams

The federal minimum wage has been stuck at $7.25 an hour for 14 years — a time period during which mere adjustments for inflation would now have it over $10.


LIRR to Grand Central Madison? We’re still waiting.

Once again, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has left coal in the stockings of Long Island Rail Road commuters.

Randi Kreiss

Writing predictions in disappearing ink

As I look back on my New Years’ columns over these last many years, I might as well have been writing in disappearing ink. Pretty much nothing I expected came to pass . . .


Long Island’s energy future: vision vs. mirage

For decades, gas pipelines and other delivery infrastructure have been a reliable cash cow for utility companies, which recover the costs of building their distribution systems from our utility bills . . .