Peter’s Clam Bar owner says Barnum Island Bridge construction has hurt business

It was noon on a warm September Friday. “We usually get a decent crowd for lunch,” Peter’s Clam Bar manager Pepe Poblador said as he stood in the nearly empty dining room of the venerable …

Celebrating the past

When John Theissen, 46, was a junior at MacArthur High School, he started getting severe headaches. In September 1988, when he was 17 and starting his senior year, he was diagnosed with a brain …

South Nassau poll: Ten percent of area parents still distrustful of vaccinations

Nearly 20 years after the former Dr. Andrew Wakefield published his now widely debunked findings linking childhood vaccinations to autism and bowel disease, the effects are still felt. That is …

St. Agnes Cathedral School celebrates 100 years

As Rockville Centre’s St. Agnes Cathedral School prepares for its 100th anniversary celebration this year, two of the women who helped the institution become what it is are leading the charge.

Cuomo signs bill granting sick time to 9/11 rescuers

Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation championed by State Sen. Todd Kaminsky on Monday that will provide sick time to the people who worked on the rescue, recovery and cleanup after the World …

A Glen Cover looks back

Exclusive: Living TreasuresPart three of a seriesIrma Berkley gazed out the second-floor window of the Glen Cove Senior Center at the bustling Monday-morning traffic on Glen Street. She thought about …

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Editorial

On the trains, no summer of hell

Spring was a season of frustration for Long Island Rail Road commuters. Two trains derailed in March and April, crippling LIRR service for days. Later in April . . .

Randi Kreiss

An end-of-summer weekend for the history books

As autumn spins into view on Force 12 winds, are you feeling what I’m feeling, that the moment is heavy with historic significance?