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. 

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 …

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 …

Robert and Carol Brown take the reins at True Life

There’s a new voice at the pulpit at the True Life Christian Worship Center in Oyster Bay. Robert Brown and his wife Carol have taken over as the new leaders of the Assemblies of God …

Learning importance of service to country

Veterans are honored at Saint Dominic

Veterans from across the North Shore gathered at Saint Dominic Catholic Church in Oyster Bay on Nov. 6 for an early Veterans Day dinner and celebration. The honorees had the chance to eat, chat and …

Atlantic Steamer’s door are open to new members

Since 1736, when Benjamin Franklin created the first volunteer fire department in America, firefighters have had a special place in the country’s cultural consciousness. The image of mustached men …

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.