Glenda Faye Dampier, dies at 68, loved kids

Glenda Faye Dampier, often called “Gigi” by people who knew her, died on Oct. 22. She was 68.

Hewlett, Woodmere welcomes Christmas

The triangle-shaped parcel of land that makes up the Veterans Memorial Plaza at the intersection of Broadway and West Broadway in Hewlett was jam packed with people on Dec. 4

Sanitary District 1 race remains in court, Dec. 15

After several court hearings, the most recent on Nov. 21, Sanitary District 1 remains without a winner for commissioner between Gabriel Boxer and Gwynette Campbell.

Kids ‘cop’ holiday gifts at Matty’s Toy Shop

Children crowded into Matty’s Toy Shop in Hewlett for the third annual Michael Geraldi-Ray Abear Memorial Holiday Shop with a Cop on Dec. 3, sponsored by Project Thank A Cop.

Reading goes to the dogs at Ogden Elementary

The Read to Dogs program has returned to Ogden Elementary School in the Hewlett-Woodmere School District and being on “paws” because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Kiwanis grills up breakfast and fun

Saturday’s early morning slumber time was full of grilling and chilling for the Five Towns Kiwanis Club

Police search for armed man in Inwood

Nassau County police were searching for a man who escaped a home in Inwood after a search warrant on Nov. 30.


Roosevelt’s address to the nation, Dec. 8, 1941

"Yesterday, Dec. 7, 1941 — a date which will live in infamy . . ."


The red wave that wasn’t, and the crime wave that isn’t

Despite expectations, Republicans ended up underperforming on Nov. 8. Although they narrowly captured the House, Democrats kept the Senate and even managed to flip multiple state chambers blue . . .

Randi Kreiss

No, Gwyneth, I will not buy your face cream

In this season of marathon shopping, I started wondering why I buy what I buy. There are millions of choices when it comes to our cosmetics and cars and food and OTC meds and clothing and shoes and . . .


Facing life — and death — with peace and love

John Casciani died last weekend. You don’t know him, but trust me, he wouldn’t want anyone to fuss over him. He came into this world quietly 88 years ago . . .