Long Island Rescue Rabbit Group to raise money to rescue rabbits

Rabbits are hopping their way back into Sea Cliff with the return of the Long Island Rabbit Rescue Group fundraiser on Saturday. The event raises money for Long Island’s largest volunteer …

An inexpensive but healthier take on fast food at Gimmer Burger in Oyster Bay

Oyster Bay’s latest burger joint has arrived, in the form of Gimme Burger. The restaurant brought to the hamlet by the team of Jesse Schenker and Michael and Claudia Taglich offers low-cost burgers, fries, shakes and more.

Now at the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Library: Sign out a telescope

The Oyster Bay-East Norwich Library is offering much more than books these days. As part of its “Library of Things” program, amateur astronomers can now check out a telescope from the library, set up and ready for stargazing.

Laying new track at the Oyster Bay Railroad Museum

Volunteers at the Oyster Bay Railroad Museum accomplished a herculean task at the end of January as they laid 90 feet of new railroad tracks. The 20 or so volunteers and museum members labored for several weeks to lay over 160 rail spikes by hand to provide the historical Steam Locomotive #35 with a new home once repairs to the old train are finished.

New Long Island Rail Road schedules leave Oyster Bay commuters feeling forgotten

Many commuters on the Long Island Rail Road’s Oyster Bay line did not celebrate Monday’s launch of the new schedules, adjusted to accommodate service to the second Manhattan terminal, Grand Central Madison.

Students unlock their creativity by writing poetry

Youthful poets craft special valentines at Raynham Hall

Oyster Bay-East Norwich Central School District teachers, a principal and the superintendent came to Raynham Hall Museum’s Education Center on Feb. 13 to celebrate 10 young poets. The fourth-, …

Original ship, built in 1925, was an oyster dredge

Historic oyster boat Ida May nears end of restoration

Residents of Oyster Bay are used to seeing the harbor filled with boats. By in early May, however, vessels will be sharing the water with a reconstruction of the historic oyster boat the Ida …

Jerry Kremer

Two isn’t always a winning number

There are all types of numbers associated with politicians. Pollsters are constantly bombarding us with numbers. Defeated candidates keep complaining that they won, and say they have the numbers to prove it.

Randi Kreiss

Minx or madman: the George Santos story

Don’t mess with puppies, George. From what I’ve read and what I’ve heard in statements coming out of your very own mouth . . .


Gambling addiction is no game

More than 50 million sports fans in the United States had more invested in last Sunday's Super Bowl than pride in their favorite team. They wagered as much as $16 billion on the game.

Peter King

How political extremism became the norm

Viewing the American political scene today, I can’t help thinking about what Yeats wrote more than a century ago: “Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world.”