A Signal 15 comes in over the radio: A stolen vehicle used in a felony — perhaps a bank robbery, maybe a kidnapping — has been pulled over. Officers must quickly assess the situation: Is the vehicle occupant armed? Hostile? Ready to run?
Dozens of cars filled more than half of the parking lot at the National Wholesale Liquidators site in West Hempstead in preparation for a heartfelt car parade last Sunday. Residents, accompanied …
Updated at 6:05 p.m. Wednesday A 31-year-old Hempstead man, Gabriel DeWitt Wilson, was charged with one count of second-degree murder and four counts of attempted murder Wednesday after he allegedly entered the West Hempstead Stop & Shop the day before and started shooting employees in the manager's office, according to officials.
March 31 marked a milestone in the Town of Hempstead's battle against Covid-19. At a news conference, Town Supervisor Don Clavin announced, “Ladies and gentlemen, you’re standing in …
Nearly a year after undocumented domestic and immigrant workers were excluded from the $2.2 trillion federal CARES Act, nine Long Island organizations rallied together Feb. 25 to call for passage of …
In the Uniondale School District, Charmise Desiré ran unopposed, receiving 677 votes. Current board member Justin Brown did not seek re-election. Natalie Longsworth ran unopposed for his …
April 22 is Earth Day, when we come together as a nation — and a planet — to celebrate the natural world and renew our vows to protect the environment from harm. In honor of Earth Day five years ago . . .
I covered the Bellmore-JFK High School Homecoming parade in the fall of 2004. It was a sunny day, full of carefree teenagers. I could never have imagined then that that day would haunt me still.
My March 4-10 column, “Voting is an act of choice and an expression of voice,” prompted a note from someone who wanted to talk about threats to democracy. He leads a group of citizens . . .
There are many benefits to getting older, although I often wish that I were a lot younger. When it comes to Long Island politics, I have pretty good recall going back to the mid-1950s.