Community

A season for good deeds and community

It was a day for celebration and good deeds on Mitzvah Day at Temple Avodah in Oceanside on Oct. 30. Boxes were overflowing with donated good for various local charities, with coats going to Martin …

Obituary

Pure in spirit Diane Januszewski died at 87

Diane Januszewski, known for limitless love and kindness, as a beloved Lynbrook teacher and devoted mother and grandmother has passed at 87 years old on Oct. 21, 2022; she was born March 8, 1935. She …

Veterans Day

Heroes given scholarship from Mount Sinai

In honor of Veterans Day, Mount Sinai South Nassau presented the hospital’s Employee Veteran’s Scholarships to four staff members who served in the military and are continuing their …

Schools

Island Park students learn science in outdoor classroom

Francis X. Hegarty second graders recently enjoyed having their science class in the school’s outdoor classroom. While in the designated outdoor learning space, the students were tasked with …

Op-Ed

Russia’s space program fades as China’s rises

As a result of its unprovoked war against Ukraine, Russia is losing something that has always been precious to its national pride — its position as a leader in the world’s space programs.

Randi Kreiss

Thankful, mindful and watchful this holiday

The midterm elections proved that you can’t put lipstick on a pig. Well, maybe you can try, but eventually folks will see through the cover-up.

Editorial

The power of concession

You’ve likely never heard the name William Jennings Bryan, as he’s not among those regularly talked about in history books. But his contribution to democracy . . .

Jerry Kremer

Time to throw out the political trash

Happily, the midterm elections are behind us. They were, at best, stressful, and overall they were ugly.