East Islip woman indicted for allegedly stealing over $450,00 from Seaford church and Rockville Centre Diocese

Iris Gomez, the East Islip resident who was arrested last year for allegedly stealing more than $420,00 from St. William the Abbot Church in Seaford and over $35,000 from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre, was arraigned on July 24.

Seaford 9/11 Memorial Committee's 2023 Patriot Award winners honored

The Seaford community once again declared that it would never forget the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, recently selecting five Seaford High School seniors for scholarships in the annual presentation of the Patriot Awards.

South Shore synagogues meet to combat antisemitism

Eleven people were murdered Oct. 27, 2018, in the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, just for being Jewish. It was the event that changed synagogue life forever, according to Ian Brecher, executive vice president of the Oceanside Jewish Center.

Rep. Andrew Garbarino introduces bill aimed at boating safety

U.S. Representative Andrew Garbarino, who represents New York’s second congressional district — one of the four districts on Long Island — has introduced a bill to help ensure the safety of boaters on and around Long Island.

Service to students is celebrated in Seaford schools

The Seaford Board of Education celebrated administrators, teachers and staff for various career milestones at their June 21 meeting. Additionally, two departing board members were recognized for their volunteer service.


Don’t let money win: Veto this bill

The Greek playwright Euripides and the Dutch philosopher Erasmus had a shared philosophy, and it’s one all of us are familiar with: money talks. Especially in politics.

Peter King

From a House committee room to the Valbrook Diner

Last week I was at two events that, in very different ways, encapsulated significant aspects of my life. The first was in Washington . . .

Randi Kreiss

An open letter to my dad on his birthday

I should point out that this is a really open letter, because my dad died four years ago.


We honor the fallen, but must not forget our veterans

After our collective pause on Memorial Day to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice, it behooves us to take the next step by renewing our commitment to taking care of veterans right here in Nassau County.