MS-13 gang member gets 23 to life for murder of Freeport High student

A member of MS-13’s Hollywood clique pleaded guilty to murdering 15-year-old Angel Soler, a one-time Freeport High School student, in July 2017 and was sentenced to 23 years to life in prison on …

One last gift to Glen Cove Hospital from Barbara Hoover

People continue to miss Barbara Hoover, who died on Oct. 15, 2018, succumbing to cancer. Susan Kwiatek, the executive director of Glen Cove Hospital, remembers Hoover as a giving person, one who …

Sea Cliff celebrates 50 years of its annual Mini Mart

The Sea Cliff Mini Mart is one of the village’s largest events, bringing tens of thousands of people from Long Island and beyond to the North Shore every year. It features live music, more than 200 …

Where to vote (early) in Nassau County

Election Day is a little less than four weeks away, but thanks to a series of reforms passed by the State Legislature in January, Nassau County residents can vote during a nine-day period before Nov. …

It's now the law: All students must be vaccinated

The deadline to begin “excluding students” from attending school if they have not received their mandatory vaccinations has passed, Nassau County Commissioner of Health Dr. Lawrence Eisenstein …

L.B. celebrates 30 years of Irish pride

The 30th annual Saint Brendan the Navigator Irish Heritage Day Parade and Festival made its return to the West End on Oct. 5, and thousands turned out to celebrate the annual festivities. The …

Covert Elementary community rallies around cancer survivor

Heather Dee, of South Hempstead, was cancer-free for 10 years. Then, in June, the mother of two received the news: Her breast cancer had returned.

‘Sopranos’ star Vincent Pastore set to launch new tomato sauce at A&S in Merrick

Fans of “The Sopranos” will soon have another way to celebrate the show’s 20th anniversary. In addition to “The Many Saints of Newark,” a “Sopranos” prequel set for release next September, audiences can soon cook up their favorite Italian dishes using a special new sauce courtesy of one of the show’s stars.


Get out and vote this election season

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 5, but thanks to a new law, New Yorkers will get a running start on the process for the first time in the state’s history.

Scott Brinton

Why we must reflect on the Mueller Report

Amid all the mind-numbing debate over the impeachment inquiry into President Trump’s Ukraine doings in recent weeks, somehow the Mueller Report got lost — or at least its findings did. Why, I must ask, do the cable pundits keep treating it as if it were all for naught?

Randi Kreiss

Coming to America, from Ukraine

My grandfather Morris Brownstein fled the Russian Ukraine in 1912, and made the long crossing of the Atlantic from Antwerp, Belgium, to the U.S. He was 15 years old and he was alone.

Jerry Kremer

What will be bigger than the election? The primary.

The year 2020 promises to be a historic time for all Americans. It will be the year that voters choose a president, a new House of Representatives and a State Legislature. Many people think the next election is next November . . .