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Baldwin High ranks among best in state

U.S. News & World Report recently ranked Baldwin Senior High School just shy of the top 25 percent of high schools in the state and in the top 21 percent in the nation, among 18,000 high schools …

Borrelli’s still the place for Islanders fans

Borrelli’s restaurant in East Meadow, a relative stone’s throw from the Nassau Coliseum, is a hot spot for New York Islanders fans. The restaurant, open since 1955, is packed with fans …

North Shore residents return to ‘normal’

New York officially reached a milestone in the fight against the coronavirus last week, which has Sea Cliff and Glen Head residents breathing a sigh of relief. As of June 15, 70 percent of New …

LGBTQ+ residents define Pride on their own terms

When Baldwin resident Mathew Goberdhan was a freshman student at Potsdam State University of New York, he said he hid his sexuality for fear of being judged. In 2013 he became more open about his …

From Antigone Rising, the gift of a guitar

Gifts are always nice, but when that gift is an electric guitar, it can leave you speechless. That was the initial reaction of Glen Cove third-grader Penelope Neophytou when she was presented with a Les Paul by Sea Cliff rock band Antigone Rising at a concert last Saturday.

Wantagh's $82.7M budget passes with 70 percent of the vote

The Wantagh Union Free School District’s $82.7 million 2021-22 spending plan overwhelmingly passed Tuesday.Roughly 2,950 residents, or about 70 percent of total voters, cast “yes” …

From impossible to manager

It was thought that Blake Chandler would never get to hit a baseball or score a run on a diamond alongside his peers, to the sound of thunderous cheers.


A year of progress on police reform

"Justice for George Floyd came swiftly in New York." So began our June 18-24 editorial last year.


Juneteenth comes to Nassau County

Gov. Andrew Cuomo last June signed an executive order proclaiming Juneteenth an official New York holiday, on which state employees now receive a paid day off. It was the right move.

Randi Kreiss

Covid-19 took so much, even our words

Once upon a time, a super-spreader was a nifty tool for installing grout during a tiling job.

Jerry Kremer

That old town of Albany ain’t what it used to be

The general public has little or no idea how government works. Citizens may go to a town, city council or village board meeting, but they’re usually there for a brief visit about some neighborhood issue . . .


Critical race theory as critical thinking

The Florida state Board of Education recently banned the teaching of critical race theory because all topics taught in Florida schools must be “factual and objective” . . .