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Glen Cove is a city with an impressive history, but as the new Garvies Point development welcomes new residents to the city, a group of local residents felt that it was important to help celebrate what makes Glen Cove special today. more
Q. I’m so confused. I keep seeing programs on TV where it looks much simpler and the cost is so much lower than I’m getting estimates for. I also notice that there are no building inspectors, architects or permits. Why is this? more
Q. We have a problem we’re trying to resolve with the height and shape of our roof. We hired an architect after we hired a designer. The architect insists he will not draw our plans so we can have a tall attic. more
Q. I wonder why I can’t seem to get a fire to burn properly in my chimney. All I get is smoke in the room. I’ve had the flue checked and know that the damper is working correctly . . . more
On Sept. 11, 2001, Glen Cove resident Frederick N. Fuchs, a firefighter for Ladder 127 in Jamaica, Queens, was coming off a 24-hour tour and had just been relieved for the day. But after watching the attacks on the World Trade Center on television, Fuchs said, he knew his day was not over. He had to serve the people of New York. Nineteen years later, Fuchs would serve New Yorkers again by donating his plasma after recovering from Covid-19. more
When the coronavirus peaked last March, the American Dental Association instructed dentists to postpone all but urgent and emergency procedures from March 16 until April 30. The directive was an attempt to slow the spread of the virus, keep dental patients out of hospital emergency rooms and conserve personal protective equipment. Many dental offices in New York reopened on June 1, but changes were made to offices to protect patients, doctors and staff. more
Ron Walsh, a high-ranking veteran Nassau County police officer, was to be sworn in Friday as Long Beach’s new top cop after a farewell ceremony at Nassau police headquarters.  Instead, … more
Inauguration Day, Jan. 20, will bring much-needed change in our country. President-elect Joe Biden has made controlling the coronavirus pandemic a priority, and for the first time, the incoming administration . . . more
I spent last Wednesday afternoon scurrying up and down the stairs at home, rushing between my desk upstairs and the TV downstairs. I flipped between CNN, MSNBC and Fox, my pulse, as measured by my watch, racing faster as the afternoon went on. more
I have seen my share of heart-stopping headlines. In The New York Times, I read “MEN WALK ON MOON,” “NIXON RESIGNS,” “U.S. ATTACKED” . . . more
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