Gaughran details his plans for 2020

State Sen. James Gaughran, who represents District 5, has many plans for the new year. Although Gaughran, a Democrat from Huntington, chairs the Senate Committee on Local Government, he remains …

North Shore High School seniors make science contest semifinals

Dr. Molly Mordechai couldn’t hold back her excitement when she found out that two of her science research students were semi-finalists of the Regeneron Science Talent Search. The North Shore …

Two pastors lead Glen Cove Christian Church

The Rev. Jim Phegley’s retirement last summer, after more than 30 years of leading the Glen Cove Christian Church, marked the end of an era. Under Phegley, the church had enjoyed a period of …

Improving Tappen Beach's water quality

The Town of Oyster Bay has received a $2.3 million grant from New York state’s Water Quality Improvement Program, town officials announced on Jan. 2. The funding will be used to complete a …

Work begins on new Family Medicine Center at Glen Cove Hospital

Reaching Glen Cove Hospital’s Family Medicine Center from the hospital’s main entrance requires a quarter-mile trek through an underground tunnel. Located on the ground floor at the rear …

Shooting to benefit Crohn’s Disease research

Harrison Gillman has never been one to seek attention. Although he is not shy about talking about his battle with Crohn’s Disease, he doesn’t enjoy the spotlight. That’s why it was …

North Shore High School Key Club takes on vaping

Every year, the North Shore High School Key Club takes on a project which emphasizes community service and making the North Shore a better place to live. When they began discussing this year’s …

Editorial

Transforming the Hub will take political leadership

"What does the future of the suburbs look like?” That was the question pondered by Rebecca D’Eloia, RXR Realty’s vice president for development and the project manager overseeing transformation of the Nassau County Hub, last Friday afternoon.

Randi Kreiss

Don’t let political chaos ruin your holiday

In these days before Christmas and the first days of Hanukkah, the last moments of 2019, the eve of a new year, I’ve been struggling to feel the joy.

Scott Brinton

The inherent right of trees to exist

It was around 8 a.m. on a Saturday, if I remember correctly. The chainsaw revved, then wailed, as it tore into the old oak tree in the far corner of my neighbor’s yard.

Alfonse D'Amato

Criminals’ early release threatens public safety

Our leaders need to think very carefully about the implications of recent moves to release both convicted criminals and those charged with crimes from prison. In the rush to advance sentencing and bail reforms . . .