As Afghan War comes to end, local vets feel betrayal, anger

Many of the more than 4 million American armed forces veterans or active-duty personnel who have served in the 20 years since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11 are battling a sense of heartbreak, …

New art gallery opens on School Street

Glen Cove artist Peter Holden is passionate about his work. Each of his paintings and sculptures, now on view at his gallery on School Street, conveys part of a story, which he is happy to share with visitors. The exhibition opened on Aug. 13, providing an opportunity for people to view the original artwork on display.

First ROSE Fest raises $2,500 for local food pantry

It was a day of sunshine, live music and community fundraising at Glenwood Landing American Legion Post 336 in Glen Head last Saturday, during the first ROSE Fest, sponsored by the Sea Cliff home …

Long-delayed honor for WWI heroes Harlem Hellfighters

After more than 100 years, the members of the 369th Infantry Regiment who fought in World War I are finally on track to get the recognition they deserve. Congress passed a bill last week to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the Harlem Hellfighters, a Black regiment of the New York National Guard that had more than 40 members from Glen Cove, Sea Cliff, Locust Valley and Oyster Bay.

Fire destroys NOSH headquarters in Glen Cove

In a blow to families who have already been struggling throughout the pandemic, a fire broke out at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 347 hall in Glen Cove on Tuesday morning, destroying the headquarters of NOSH, a program of the North Shore Soup Kitchen. The food pantry had operated out of the Hill Street building since April, serving about 500 families on the North Shore each week.

Recognizing a fallen hero

This month, a bill is being considered in the Nassau County Legislature to rename a portion of Forest Avenue, in Locust Valley, Sgt. Robert Hendriks Way. The measure would honor the life and service …

Glen Cove Schools appoints Dr. Kim Rodriguez

The Glen Cove City School District appointed Dr. Kim H. Rodriguez as the district’s new assistant superintendent for human resources, which was effective as of Jan. 19.


Vaccine race is a community-by-community effort

More than 80 percent of Nassau County adults have received at least their first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine. That’s excellent. Overall . . .


And don’t forget your flu shot this year

With all the highly necessary talk about the Covid-19 vaccine, it would be easy to overlook the flu shot, which each of us should get every year, but only about half of us do.


Reflections on race, racism and respect

Years ago, my wife and I walked onto a Martha Vineyard’s beach with my Cornell University advisee and his parents, only to be confronted by a white man asking where we thought we were going.

Scott Brinton

Memories of covering 9/11 haunt me still

My wife called soon after 9 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001, her voice measured but tense. I was half-awake, preparing myself for the day . . .

Randi Kreiss

Season of fire and flood slips into September

It has been a season of extremes, but after the floods, fires, winds, Covid surges, ICUs getting slammed, little ones getting sick, and the heat waves, one drumbeat persists . . .