Imagine the fear of playing baseball with no sense of sight, instead having to trust your hearing and instincts to hit the ball, play the field and run the bases. That’s something the Rockville Centre-based Long Island Bombers do every time they step on the field — but for them, fear isn’t a factor.
When a smoke alarm pierces the silence of the early morning hours, the beeper of 77-year-old Dave Weinstein sounds and he springs into action. Once serving as its fire chief, Weinstein remains an …
For the first 18 days of her hospitalization following her leukemia diagnosis at age 9, Lianna Raime, of Elmont, developed a routine. She would sit on her hospital bed, gaze out the window and tell herself she wouldn’t stay in the hospital forever, and that she would be able to go outside again one day. Today, Lianna is cancer-free and thriving.
The closure of King Kullen, one of two major supermarkets in Glen Cove, has residents and local leaders concerned. The grocery store, at 77 Forest Ave., which has been a fixture in the community …
It started with a moment of silence. Then screams. And then it was a furious rage. That was the scene outside the Nassau County Courthouse in Mineola on Friday in the hours following the U.S. …
FirstNet, Built with AT&T, has donated $110,000 to the Nassau County Police Department Foundation so it can renovate and refurbish its Safety Town education facility in East Meadow.
There are more than 15,000 jobs — a record amount — posted on the state labor department’s seasonal job bank in a variety of industries from amusement parks to farms and restaurants and summer camps across every region.
A pond in Baldwin’s Silver Lake Park was officially named after Caroline McCahon last Saturday. McCahon was a nature lover who spent her work lunches and other free time with her family in the …
In keeping with her mother’s philosophy of informing the world, longtime Woodsburgh resident Sandy Schipper Wolberg published a book about her mother’s experience surviving the Holocaust, “A Soul Beneath the Earth: A Holocaust Memoir of Faith and Resilience,” in June.
Hometown favorite Glen Cove’s Tom Suozzi lost by a wide margin in his bid to represent Democrats on the ballot for governor, receiving only 12.8 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s …
We don’t typically endorse at the primary level — or at the gubernatorial level. But then again, Tom Suozzi is not a typical candidate. Not only is he from Long Island; he’s also from Nassau County — an important distinction from Kathy Hochul and Jumaane Williams. He understands the needs of Long Island communities and wants to make sure those needs are not overlooked.
There aren’t many people who can say they’ve come close to beating Andrew Cuomo — especially at the height of the former governor’s popularity. But Rob Astorino can.
New York hasn’t backed a Republican governor since George Pataki was re-elected for the second time some 20 years ago.
Tom Suozzi’s path to the governor’s mansion won’t be an easy one — especially since he’ll have to win a June 28 Democratic primary that includes a popular incumbent, Kathy Hochul.
When he first ran for president in 2008, Barack Obama took a lot of flak from opponents over his college days as a “community organizer” — work that has never been easy to …
Harry Wilson doesn’t have the most recognizable name among those running for governor — in either party. But then again, as the self-proclaimed turnaround expert might say, maybe he should.