Bellmore-JFK boasts two Regeneron Science Talent Search finalists

For the first time in Kennedy High School history, there are two Society for Science & the Public Science Talent Search finalists — Andrew Brinton and Katherine St. George, both 17, of Merrick. Kennedy is one of only a handful of schools from across the country to boast more than one finalist in this most prestigious of high school science competitions, sponsored this year by the pharmaceutical company Regeneron.

North Shore senior makes Regeneron Science Talent Search finals

North Shore High School senior Kyra McCreery has been chosen as a finalist in the Regeneron Science Talent Search. She will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C., from March 5 to 11, …

A pioneer on the mat

Female Lynbrook High School wrestler continues making history

With another history-making feat on her resumé, Ally Fitzgerald has continued to become a trailblazer in girls’ wrestling.

Foundation aids Lynbrook schools

For 13 years, the Lynbrook Excellence in Education Foundation was dormant. In 2018, however, district parents revived it in order to bolster Lynbrook students’ education, raising $11,200 last …

Long Beach march honors Dr. King

Long Beach paid tribute on Monday to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., as hundreds of residents marched through city streets to honor the slain civil rights leader, five days after what would have …

RaisingVoicesUSA event inspires young girls through storytelling

The second annual “Raising Voices, Raising Women” aimed to inspire girls through storytelling. Each woman who participated read from a children’s book about influential women.

Interfaith service in Valley Stream honors Dr. King, promotes love

In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Valley Stream Religious Council held an interfaith service on Sunday at the Baha’i Center of Nassau County in Valley Stream to recognize all of …


Criminal justice reform must be tweaked

While state Democratic lawmakers managed to pass crucial legislation in their first year of controlling both houses of the State Legislature, they must work to tweak a controversial criminal justice law in Year Two.


Donate to Red Cross to aid earthquake victims

Puerto Rico was jolted by a series of earthquakes and aftershocks in the first two weeks of the year, and thousands of people need urgent help.

Scott Brinton

An uncanny resemblance to Watergate

And so it began — the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump opened on Tuesday. If ever there were a Shakespearean moment in American political history, this would be it.

Randi Kreiss

Breaking news: News stress is making us sick

I can’t prove it, but you know it and I know it: People are experiencing somatic symptoms related to the news bombs crashing around us day in and day out.


We must repeal the law shielding police misconduct

Police officers are using increasingly sophisticated technology to monitor our every move. While the police know more about us than ever before, we know very little about the police departments that are paid to protect us.