BREAKING NEWS: Rep. Peter King won’t seek re-election


Election 2019

Donald Clavin declares victory over Laura Gillen in Town of Hempstead supervisor race

Donald Clavin declared victory over Laura Gillen in the race for Town of Hempstead supervisor Tuesday night. Gillen was seeking a second term and has not conceded the race.

Madeline Singas wins big in Nassau County D.A.'s race

With 54 percent of voting precincts reporting, Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas declared victory over her challenger, Francis McQuade. At press time, Singas had collected nearly 73,000 …

Mulcahy’s reopens with new extension

Elected officials, candidates and Chamber of Commerce members explored the newly renovated — and enlarged — Mulcahy’s last Friday. Just as he has welcomed patrons since his family took over …

County Legislature approves $3.56 billion budget

The Nassau County Legislature approved County Executive Laura Curran’s proposed $3.56 billion 2020 budget on Oct. 28, on a vote of 17-2, two days before the Oct. 30 deadline. Republican legislators …

Superheroes touch down at Forest Lake

Justice was preserved at Forest Lake Elementary School in Wantagh on Oct. 30 as the Nassau County Police Department brought a little… backup. Students lined up outside and awaited the arrival of …

Op-Ed

Making room for mental health in schools

"I’m going trick-or-treating with Freddy Brown this Halloween dressed as Chucky.” I said this to my mom as I left my therapist’s office at the Bio Behavioral Institute in Great Neck.

Editorial

Nassau should take the Climate Smart Pledge

The greatest long-term threat to Nassau County may not be property taxes. It’s likely the climate crisis. That’s why we were surprised that the county hasn’t signed the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Climate Smart Communities Pledge.

Op-Ed

Americans are underserved, not overtaxed

In November 2017, President Trump proclaimed that Americans “are the most heavily taxed people in the world.” As an applause line it was an instant winner, and the president has continued to use it ever since, to thunderous ovations.