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 …

Water main breaks in Glen Head

Madeleine Hinkis spent recent weeks visiting her pregnant daughter, Caitlin Hinkis, of Glen Head, to help her during the last days of her pregnancy. On the morning of Sept. 29, while Caitlin was in …

American Legion celebrates 100 years

In March of 1919, four months after the conclusion of combat in Europe during World War I, a group of American soldiers still stationed in Paris decided to create an organization to benefit those …

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. …

Residents, civic groups react to tightening of vaping restrictions

With concern growing about lung disease and other disorders caused by e-cigarettes and a surge in the number of children who use them, federal and state governments have urged the tightening of …

Experts: Long Island's drinking water is polluted

Dr. Sarah Meyland, the director of the New York Institute of Technology’s Center for Water Resources Management, appeared before Friends of the Bay in Oyster Bay on Sept. 26. Meyland told the small …

North Shore High School football player nominated for Giants award

Throughout the football season, the New York Giants and Hospital for Special Surgery select one high school football player each week from the tri-state area to receive the organization’s USA …

Scott Brinton

I’ll fess up: Texas surprised me

Stereotypes of Texans had swirled in the back of my mind for the longest time. I never confronted them. I never had to. I can’t recall ever meeting a Texan until last weekend. Now that I have . . .

Editorial

A call for one water system for Long Island

For the past two summers, New York American Water customers on the north and south shores have been incensed by their rapidly rising water bills. On Aug. 14, a report by the Farmingdale-based advocacy group Citizens Campaign for the Environment confirmed what they already knew . . .

Editorial

Be prepared for the next Big One

In the movie “Jaws,” Amity Mayor Larry Vaughn said, “You yell ‘Barracuda!’ and everyone says, ‘Huh?’ You yell ‘Shark!’ and we’ve got a panic on our hands.” The same could be said of hurricanes.

Op-Ed

How do we keep young people on Long Island?

We are at a turning point on Long Island. The lasting impacts of the Great Recession and the student debt crisis are exacerbating the trend of young people struggling here and ultimately fleeing the area.