In temporary new home, NOSH reopens

After a fire destroyed its Glen Cove headquarters in August, NOSH, a food delivery service and a program of the North Shore Soup Kitchen, has relocated to St. Hyacinth’s Church, in Glen Head, …

Grenville Baker Boys & Girls Club reopens in Locust Valley

A jubilant crowd gathered in front of a royal blue ribbon that stretched across the entrance of the Grenville Baker Boys & Girls Club, on Weir Lane last Friday. The occasion was the completion of …

Mask mandate divides Locust Valley School District

The division among parents, school administrators and residents was clear in Locust Valley High School’s auditorium on Tuesday night. There for a Board of Education meeting, at which the focus …

Girl Scouts give Harrison Williams Woods a facelift

Harrison William Woods in Bayville is a much pleasanter place to visit, due to the efforts of three Girl Scouts. After completing their Silver Award project, the trails are clear, there are new …

Democrats charge rights violation

Democratic candidates running for Town of Oyster Bay supervisor and the Town Board complained on Wednesday that only they were “targeted” as violators of a town code at a festival last …

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 …


Recalling Long Island’s Indigenous peoples

Columbus Day has been celebrated in the United States since 1971, when President Lyndon B. Johnson signed legislation proclaiming it a federal holiday. For years, the holiday has been controversial.


The progressive left’s New York power play

The race to the progressive left is under way in New York state, with word that New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams is forming an “exploratory committee” and may launch a Democratic primary challenge to Gov. Kathy Hochul.

Scott Brinton

Elegy for Sears — and, perhaps, mall culture

Long Island recently lost its last Sears, that once ubiquitous powerhouse retailer that sold a range of goods, from sturdy jeans to solidly built power tools and refrigerators.

Randi Kreiss

Into the abyss, and discovering a new world

Some octopuses probably could score better than I did on an SAT. It’s hard to figure, though, since they can’t hold a pen or read the questions . . .