Cedarhurst pediatrician draws out kids’ Covid thoughts

Since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention signed off on the Pfizer-BioNTech’s child-size coronavirus vaccine — a low dose intended for children ages 5 to 11 — in early November, Cedarhurst pediatrician Dr. Mitchell Weiler has been administering the inoculations, vaccines, and then asking his young patients to express their feelings about the shots by making drawings and writing about them.

Houses of help joined forces in Hewlett

Hewlett House, a community learning resource center on cancer, especially breast cancer, and Bethany House of Nassau County, which supports homeless woman with children from transition to stability, joined together for Fall Fest, an outreach event in Hewlett on Nov. 6.

From Far Rockaway to Lawrence, connecting Jews, Christians on Thanksgiving

To continue the connective tissue between diverse religions, Temple Israel of Lawrence and First Presbyterian Church of Far Rockaway once again joined forces at the 103rd annual Thanksgiving Interfaith Service that the Lawrence synagogue has held.

Inwood woman charged with assault

An Inwood woman is charged with assault after allegedly attacking a person with a knife at 5:40 p.m. in Inwood on Nov. 26, according to police.

Randi Kreiss

How did you get through? In 50 words or less.

Tell me your story. If you’re reading this, you are living through a deadly pandemic that has killed more than five million people worldwide. So far. If you’re reading this . . .

Jerry Kremer

RIP Paul Jackson, renowned South Shore historian

The towns, cities and villages of Long Island have their own recorded and unrecorded histories. Their stories are told by local historians, librarians and historical societies. In many cases . . .


This holiday season for sure, shop locally

Each year, we encourage our readers to shop locally, in your community’s downtown, during the holidays. With the coronavirus pandemic still raging, we’re doubling down on that advice.


A new Covid variant is on the march. Mask up!

In recent months, we have seen a growing number of parents crowding school board meetings across Long Island, protesting the state mandate requiring students to mask up in schools.


Public health is political, but shouldn’t be partisan

Taxes, property assessments, crime and schools were top concerns for Long Island politicians in the Nov. 2 elections. Both Democrats and Republicans tried to persuade voters that . . .