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Isaias packs a punch, downing trees in Glen Cove

Tropical Storm Isaias, a swift-moving tempest that slammed Nassau County on Tuesday, knocked down more than a thousand trees and some 338 electrical and phone wires, County Executive Laura Curran said at a news briefing Wednesday morning.

Pedestrian struck and killed in Glen Cove

A motor vehicle traveling west on Pratt Boulevard in Glen Cove on Aug. 1 at 8:33 p.m. struck and killed a 62-year-old Glen Cove man who was crossing at the intersection at Pratt Blvd and Bridge …

Chef Panagioti serves up cooking videos on YouTube

In an effort to not only engage in something fun and productive, Panagiot Karathanasisi, 9, along with his mother Stacey Karathanasis, produced and uploaded cooking videos on YouTube to bring cheer to others who were stuck at home or facing hardships during the pandemic.

Remembering a church visit by John Lewis

Six years ago, U.S. Rep. John Lewis, the late civil rights leader, spoke at First Baptist Church of Glen Cove on a Sunday and signed copies of his 1998 memoir, “Walking With the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement.”

Resident ensures that thousands of bottles of hand sanitizer benefit Glen Cove

This past week, Glen Cove resident and Perrigo employee, Carlos Valverde, facilitated a donation of 6,528 bottles of hand sanitizers to the Glen Cove Police Department and an additional 6,528 to Glen Cove City Hall.  

Town of Oyster Bay pet owner incensed after dog is euthanized

Among the latest complaints against the Town of Oyster Bay Animal Shelter comes after the euthanization of an 11-year-old pit bull terrier named Midget Mac that had escaped from his Massapequa home.

Business owners want to reserve 2-hour parking spots by School Street

Business leaders and owners have been working for about a year to make sure street level parking spots in the free parking garage on Brewster Street would be made available for clients of School Street businesses and medical practices.

Editorial

We’ll say it again: It’s time to fix the SALT cap

U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi, a Democrat from Glen Cove, has campaigned relentlessly to eliminate the $10,000 cap on deductions of state and local taxes imposed by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which President Trump shepherded through Congress.

Editorial

Young people: Cut out the big gatherings

About a thousand people — most young people — gathered on the beach in Long Beach on July 18, in clear violation of the state’s current ban . . .

Scott Brinton

What a poet can teach us about death — and life

I was out for a drive in mid-April, rounding the corner from Beach Street to Merrick Road in Merrick, when Emily Dickinson’s words suddenly came to my mind . . .

Randi Kreiss

Breaking news: President discovers gravity

After months of denying that gravity exists, President Trump dropped a golf ball from the White House roof and declared that Isaac Newton was right.

Alfonse D'Amato

We need a can-do attitude to beat Covid-19

It seems like we’ve been living with the coronavirus pandemic in a slow-motion time warp. But it’s time we snap out of it and beat this plague with the attitude that has characterized Americans’ character when faced with other seemingly insurmountable crises.