James H. Vernon School principal removed suddenly

Jessica Bader, the recently appointed principal for James H. Vernon School in the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Central School District, "will be away from the building for some time," per a statement sent …

Hochul declares a state of emergency for Long Island

With streets flooding from today's  rain event, governor Kathy Hochul issued a state of emergency for all of Long Island.

Serving wines from around the world

After two-year wait, The Wine Line is finally open in Oyster Bay

For amateur sommeliers, foodies and people who just enjoy having a nice drink and a bite with some friends, the Wine Line Kitchen and Bar in Oyster Bay has something for everyone. The restaurant, one …

Residents encouraged to squash lantern flies

Spotted lanternflies leave Oyster Bay residents unconcerned

The spotted lanternfly, an invasive species that feeds on plants and trees, has made its way to Long Island’s North Shore. While the species has been the focus of much media attention in recent …

Oyster Bay-East Norwich students celebrate homecoming weekend

Members of the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Central School District proudly showcased their school spirit during the district’s homecoming parade and game on Sept. 9. Central and building …

Revival of Glen Cove Hospital continues

Glen Cove Hospital is continuing its journey forward with renovations that are creating a renaissance of sorts to benefit patients, caregivers and the community. The latest improvement is the replacement of a wall on the first floor with an imaging reception room for patients and their families. Located a few steps away from the operating room, the reception room, with its offerings of coffee and tea, pale blue and white chairs, partial glass walls and soothing artwork, providing a serene environment for those having imaging and surgical procedures and their families.

Oyster Bay resident charged in murder-for-hire case

Oyster Bay resident Qing Ming (Allen) Yu and his alleged associates Antony Abreu and Zhe (Zack) Zhang have been charged with murder-for-hire relating to the execution-style killing of businessman Xin …


American Sign Language opens many doors

A growing number of public schools — including many here in Nassau County — are offering something many wish they had years ago: American Sign Language.


It’s time to deliver on our promise to never forget

We all remember where we were that day. I remember every detail.


Thank God for the writers’ strike

On May 2, the Writers Guild of America ceased its activities and went on strike. After years of stagnating compensation and, now, job insecurity due to AI . . .

Randi Kreiss

A gold-plated hydrant for a pet’s Valentine’s Day?

As Valentine’s Day approaches, I’m obsessing about how to impress, and basically ingratiate myself to, my domestic partner.