In sickness and in health: Oceanside widower raises $1 million for students affected by cancer

Thirteen years after his wife died of breast cancer, an Ocean-side man has raised over a million dollars to support students whose parents have cancer or who have died of the disease. His name is …

Photos found in Valley Stream chronicle life, adventure

Niko Moshopoulos was cleaning out the abandoned offices above Brancard’s Delicatessen on the corner of Rockaway Avenue and E. Fairview Avenue several weeks ago, when he found more than 50 old photos. He did not know whose they were or where they came from.

The road to a new beginning

After Rabbi Daniel Bar-Nahum, of Temple Emanu-El, extinguished the East Meadow synagogue’s “eternal flame” last Sunday, there was a pause and a silence that was broken by a …

Sheldon Wagner, Malverne’s unofficial mayor, dies at 89

Most every day for the past 50 years or so, Malvernite Sheldon Wagner walked through the village, holding his transistor radio to his ear as he listened to sports games, especially baseball. He …

Molloy College holds 10th Palliative Care Conference

Molloy College on June 8 held its 10th annual Palliative Care Conference, which each year offers participants new tools to provide professional, competent and compassionate care to patients and their families.

The Wantagh Warriors: a dynasty built like a family

On June 2, the Wantagh Warriors varsity baseball team defeated Rockv Point 4-2 to earn its third straight Long Island championship.

Seaford alumni, community supports Viking’s fight for freedom

On June 3, Joan Greenspan, who has multiple sclerosis, saw about 150 of her friends, fellow alumni and locals at a fundraiser held in her honor.


Stop politicizing the fight against MS-13

Bodies started turning up in South Shore parks and woodlands in the past year and a half: teenagers hacked to death with machetes or shot in the face by members of the ruthless El Salvadoran gang Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13.

Randi Kreiss

Vets at the mercy of the commander in chief

It does matter that on Memorial Day, President Trump tweeted, “Happy Memorial Day! Those who died for our great country would be very happy and proud at how well our country is doing today.” It matters because . . .

Jerry Kremer

A new era in politics, or more of the same?

Since the beginning of this year, the media has been dominated by stories about corruption by public servants. There have been four headline-grabbing trials to date . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

U.S.-China relationship is reaching a critical point

A lot of attention is being paid these days to America’s relationship with China. And for good reason, because China must decide whether it will be a partner to the U.S. or an adversary.