A revealing unearthing of bits of history at Sagamore Hill

Last month, archaeologists made some significant discoveries at Sagamore Hill. A group from the National Park Service spent two weeks conducting an excavation at the stable and lodge site and …

L.V. schools will abide by state mandate

The Locust Valley Central School District Board of Education voted on Tuesday to comply with the New York State Department of Health’s mask mandate, less than 24 hours after board trustees …

Code changes to enhance and protect the bay

During the Oyster Bay Town Board meeting on Tuesday, there was a public hearing to consider changes to an existing provision that dictates the licensing of town-owned underwater lands for the benefit …

Bayville and O.B. volunteers help grow 200,000 oysters

Residents looking to take part in a community experience that benefits the environment should look no further than the Community Oyster Garden program. This summer, residents of Bayville and …

Fire destroys headquarters of NOSH

A fire that broke out at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 347 in Glen Cove on Tuesday morning will ultimately affect some 600 needy families not only in the city, but in Bayville, Glen Head, Locust …

Hot stuff at Nassau fire camp

Khadeejah Memon is 14. Five feet tall and weighing 107 pounds, the East Norwich resident said she has her heart set on becoming a New York City firefighter. She joined the East Norwich Fire …

Editorial

Vaccine race is a community-by-community effort

More than 80 percent of Nassau County adults have received at least their first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine. That’s excellent. Overall . . .

Editorial

And don’t forget your flu shot this year

With all the highly necessary talk about the Covid-19 vaccine, it would be easy to overlook the flu shot, which each of us should get every year, but only about half of us do.

Op-Ed

Reflections on race, racism and respect

Years ago, my wife and I walked onto a Martha Vineyard’s beach with my Cornell University advisee and his parents, only to be confronted by a white man asking where we thought we were going.

Scott Brinton

Memories of covering 9/11 haunt me still

My wife called soon after 9 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001, her voice measured but tense. I was half-awake, preparing myself for the day . . .

Randi Kreiss

Season of fire and flood slips into September

It has been a season of extremes, but after the floods, fires, winds, Covid surges, ICUs getting slammed, little ones getting sick, and the heat waves, one drumbeat persists . . .