Public safety

Bomb scare at Bellmore LIRR station delays trains

The bomb squad was called to the Long Island Railroad station in Bellmore on Tuesday night after a report of a suspicious package.

Politics

Curran announces plan to end nepotism in Nassau

Laura Curran, a Democratic legislator from Baldwin and candidate for Nassau County Executive announced on Thursday her plan to end “the culture of patronage, nepotism and cronyism” in county government.

Vanella's in Oceanside sold to development company

Vanella’s Funeral Chapel, a family-owned business in Oceanside since 1965, was sold to a development company earlier this month, nearly a year after one of its shareholders, who ran the home, was ousted by relatives.

Roosevelt man sentenced for manslaughter and DWI

A Roosevelt man was sentenced four to 12 years in prison on May 5 for a fatal car crash that killed his girlfriend, Lakeview resident Diamond Hawkins, in 2015.

Senator Brooks hosts Freeport jobs fair

State Sen. John Brooks hosted a job fair May 11 at the Freeport Recreation Center, and the room buzzed with recruiters and employers interviewing potential employees. It was the first time that …

Editorial

Putting the LIRR back on the right track

Long Islanders have long had a love-hate relationship with the Long Island Rail Road. On one hand, they love the service, which, on good days, speeds them into New York City . . .

Mark your calendar

Randi Kreiss

Come along with me, from China to Japan

Sometimes the traveling shoes pinch. The most unsettling experience in these last two weeks has been . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

Let’s get the FBI back to work fighting crime

President Trump has both a challenge and an opportunity with his search for a new FBI director. The challenge is to find someone who . . .