New maps change District 3, some say for the better

Jonathan Cervas , the court-appointed special master, released new redistricting maps on Monday, which are being touted as a victory for Republicans, who had complained that the initial maps drawn by …

North Shore School District's budget passes

The North Shore School District’s budget of roughly $115.9 million passed on Tuesday, with 2,204 votes for and 1,626 votes against. Additionally, voters have re-elected Board of Education …

Village hails act protecting cyclists, pedestrians

Village supports new driving safety laws in New York state

The Sea Cliff village board voted to support the Crash Victim Rights and Safety Act at a meeting on May 9. If passed by the State Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Kathy Hochul, the act would …

Seniors take several steps toward healthy living

Advanced age didn’t stop two friends from enjoying exercise and receiving free one-on-one medical tips from a doctor in Glen Cove. Sally Dimiceoi, 79, of Glen Head, pushed her longtime friend …

DNA analysis to lose weight and stay healthy

Health and wellness are one of the fastest growing industries in the United States, as more and more Americans hope to take care of and better understand their bodies. One wellness center claims it …

Advocates want more for student-athletes

The North Shore Schools District has always prided itself on its athletics, with roughly 70 percent of all students participating in at least one sport at school. One growing group of parents, …

Updated May 12, 2022

Roosevelt laid to rest again with re-enactor James Foote’s death

James Foote, who was beloved in the hamlet and surrounding villages for his portrayal of President Theodore Roosevelt, died in his sleep on Wednesday, just as the president had a century ago. His …


Your voice is more important now than ever

It’s likely the eve of the destruction of Roe v. Wade — an act likely to be met with cheers or outrage, depending on which side of the landmark 1973 U.S. Supreme Court abortion case people land on. And what comes next could very well be up to your state legislator.


A leaking Supreme Court puts us at risk

Let’s be clear. The calculated illegal leak of a draft decision by the U.S. Supreme Court is akin to leaking the launch codes for America’s nuclear arsenal.


My friend Mike, and his new interest in guns

My friend Mike is a gentle soul with a quick sense of humor. We met when we studied journalism at Long Island University’s Brooklyn Center and worked endlessly on the school newspaper, Seawanhaka.

Randi Kreiss

When the pandemic hits home

Two Sundays ago my husband tested positive for Covid-19. He was at home on the East Coast and I was visiting grandkids on the West Coast. It was the very last night of my trip; he called to say he had a cold . . .