Behr looks to bring a fresh perspective

Town of Oyster Bay supervisor candidate Jared Behr Running on ethics and reform platform

With election season right around the corner, there are currently two candidates for the office of Town of Oyster Bay supervisor — challenger Jared Behr, a Democrat, and Republican …

First Presbyterian Church of Oyster Bay is still going strong after 150 years

The First Presbyterian Church of Oyster Bay has stood at the center of Oyster Bay, and the spiritual life of many of its residents, since 1873. Now, with the 150th anniversary of the dedication of …

New principal has high hopes for James H. Vernon School in Oyster Bay-East Norwich Central School District

With the school year having officially begun, students at James H. Vernon School were greeted by someone new when they arrived for the first day of classes. Jessica Bader, the former director of …

Oyster Bay-East Norwich kids begin the school year

Students from the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Central School District began the 2023-2024 school year on Tuesday under sunny skies. The first two days of school consisted of students getting to know …

Locust Valley and Bayville students return to school

The Locust Valley Central School District welcomed students back for the start of the 2023-2024 school year on Sept. 6. Nearly 2,000 students excitedly returned to classes in Locust Valley and …

Looking for something do around the North Shore? Check out these local events!

Sat Sept. 16, Deep Roots Farmers Market  Deep Roots returns with another farmer’s market, Saturday, Sept. 16, 9 a..m.-1 p.m. Find a great selection of locally grown vegetables, …

Funding to restore, rebuild, renovate libraries

Grant money comes in for Locust Valley and Gold Coast libraries

The Gold Coast Public Library in Glen Head and the Locust Valley Library has together received over $265,000 for both libraries to begin various and extensive construction projects. The funding …


American Sign Language opens many doors

A growing number of public schools — including many here in Nassau County — are offering something many wish they had years ago: American Sign Language.


It’s time to deliver on our promise to never forget

We all remember where we were that day. I remember every detail.


Thank God for the writers’ strike

On May 2, the Writers Guild of America ceased its activities and went on strike. After years of stagnating compensation and, now, job insecurity due to AI . . .

Randi Kreiss

A gold-plated hydrant for a pet’s Valentine’s Day?

As Valentine’s Day approaches, I’m obsessing about how to impress, and basically ingratiate myself to, my domestic partner.