A commitment to caring for the caregivers at Glen Cove Hospital

Nancy White and Christine Mills met in 2018, when they answered an ad for volunteers at Glen Cove Hospital. Sitting next to each other at the orientation, the retired nurses immediately bonded, …

Board meeting includes honoring of students

A wide range of topics were discussed at the Locust Valley Central School District’s Nov. 16 meeting of the Board of Education, including arts and athletic awards, the retirement of the middle …

Not a silent night, instead an ‘Art Night’ Oyster Bay art galleries, studios to host viewings

Christmas is normally the focus of December, as shown by the constant holiday ads and decorations that are on display throughout the month. On Dec. 9, however, the hamlet will instead turn its focus to the arts, with an evening of artistic enjoyment known as “Oyster Bay Art Night.”

Medical issues never defined Penny Doerge’s short life

St. John’s of Lattingtown Episcopal Church’s Sunday school creates an Easter egg hunt for residents of the Glen Cove Housing Authority’s Glen Gardens every year. The children hide plastic eggs filled with candy on Mason Drive, behind bushes and trees. 

Celebrating veterans from WWII to Vietnam

Veterans from around Oyster Bay and the surrounding communities gathered at the Life Enrichment Center on Nov. 10 to enjoy a meal with their comrades-in-arms at the center’s first Veterans Day …

First mention of Thanksgiving in N.Y. comes from O.B.

A history of giving thanks

Thanksgiving, like the Fourth of July, is a distinctly American holiday, although there are similar celebrations in neighboring Canada and other countries, and the citizens of Oyster Bay have taken …

Future of Glen Cove ferry remains uncertain

Mayor Pamela Panzenbeck wants to gauge the post-pandemic demand for a commuter ferry service out of Gravies Point for the $17 million ferry terminal, which has remained empty for six years with no …

Jerry Kremer

The challenges for the Long Island Four

Once upon a time, there was a group known as the Long Island Nine. They were the nine Republican state senators . . .

Randi Kreiss

Being vulnerable, a new holiday ritual

Can we settle in and be real? No, not everyone is having a better time than you. No, you aren’t the only one who wishes you’d passed on the second slice of coconut custard pie.


Honor the men and women of the armed forces

There are just two federal holidays each year acknowledging — and thanking — the brave men and women of the U.S. armed forces for their service to our country.


‘Energy efficient’ may become a contradiction in terms

Hearings are getting under way on a proposal to socialize energy on Long Island. It would make the Long Island Power Authority the region’s sole entity responsible for keeping our lights on.