Police locate missing woman in Seaford

Nassau County police were looking for a woman who went missing in Seaford during the late afternoon of Aug. 8.

Antisemitic graffiti discovered at Forest City Park Pond

Max Williams, 23, was horrified when he stumbled across antisemitic graffiti as he sought a fishing spot at Forest City Park Pond in Wantagh last month.

Garden club teaches healthy lawn tactics; seeks to expand

There have been garden clubs in the United States since 1891, when the very first one was founded in Athens, Georgia. Their primary purpose is simple: Members learn about horticulture and how to sustain a healthy garden so they, in turn, can teach others to become gardeners themselves.

Sharks at Jones Beach: the good, the bad, and the ugly

Experts say that the recent shark activity at Jones Beach means the environment is healthy.

Jones Beach Energy and Nature Center releases rescued turtles

A couple of endangered turtles were recently given a second chance at Jones Beach.

Jerry Kremer

Courage is too rare a commodity these days

One of my all-time favorite books was written by the late President John F. Kennedy in 1956, four years before he became president. The book, “Profiles in Courage” . . .

Randi Kreiss

Governor DeSantis: Teachers need to be educated

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s plan to allow U.S. veterans to teach in Florida classrooms is a terrific concept — if and when the veterans earn bachelor’s degrees and complete teacher training programs.


Protect democracy: Become an election protector

During the dog days of summer, many people are more apt to relax on vacation than to think about whom they plan to vote for in the upcoming elections, never mind how they can help ensure voters’ rights at the polling place.


Where’s the county’s plan for opioid settlement funds?

Nassau County’s ongoing mission to address the opioid addiction crisis is one of the most important and most heart-wrenching issues I contend with . . .