As Americans ponder the quality of the nation’s civic discourse, the nature of its presidency and the future of its political experiment, Long Island University Post and Tweed Roosevelt, a great-grandson of President Theodore Roosevelt, are joining forces to upgrade the university’s curriculum in international relations, diplomacy, leadership and public policy.
In the Village of Bayville, 30 miles of underground water main, 4 to 16 inches in diameter, carries water to residents’ homes. At the village board meeting on Feb. 22, trustees and Mayor Bob De Natale approved contracts with two companies to ensure that water is monitored and analyzed more efficiently, and that leaks are detected quickly.
The Town of Oyster Bay Board voted unanimously on Feb. 9 to align the town’s definition of anti-Semitism with that of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance. Town spokesman Brian …
Dawn Pologruto said she was desperate. Her 3 year old son was allergic to raw eggs and his birthday was approaching. How could she order a cake and not allow the birthday boy to have a taste? Wandering into Locust Valley’s Wonderful Wedding Cakes, she asked co-owner Kristan Newman if she could help.
According to the Nassau County Police Department, Town of Oyster Bay Constables discovered a large blue swastika spray-painted on a Centre Island Road stop sign. Ivan Martinez, 19, of Islip, was seen on surveillance footage and was apprehended on Feb. 9 after an investigation. He has been charged with first-degree aggravated harassment, fourth-degree criminal mischief and making graffiti.
A group of roughly 30 Bayville residents gathered outside Village Hall last Saturday to hear Mayor Bob De Natale’s plans for a beloved ice rink. Once a popular recreational site, it has not been maintained for years, and the 100-foot wooded trail leading to it is overgrown and blocked by fallen trees.
Spending money and being reimbursed for half of it is a rare opportunity, but it will become a reality next week in the hamlet. Places of business that belong to the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Chamber of Commerce, and there are roughly 200, will take part in the Share the Bill program from Feb. 22 to 28.
State Sen. Jim Gaughran, a Democrat from Northport whose district includes Sea Cliff, Glen Head and Glenwood Landing, introduced legislation in the Senate on Jan. 26 to restore oversight control of …
Flushing or throwing away unwanted drugs was once encouraged, but no more. Although the traditional options of disposal ensured that the drugs would not fall into the wrong hands, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has found that aquatic life can be adversely affected, as well as that of humans.
At the Jan. 19 Locust Valley Central School District Board of Education meeting, members of the board and the administration stood for a moment of silence to honor Oyster Bay and former Bayville resident Erika Bruno, who died on Jan. 16.
Raynham Hall Museum is one of Long Island’s most historic landmarks, having served as the home of Robert Townsend, one of George Washington’s key spies during the American Revolution. …
Philip Baker was ecstatic, perhaps more so than the average guy, his mother, Chris, said. The Bayvillite was turning 50 on Jan. 17, a milestone for someone with Lesch-Nyhan syndrome. The rare disorder, which only affects men, causes neurological and behavioral abnormalities and the overproduction of uric acid in the body. Years ago, doctors told Chris and her husband, Philip W. Baker, that their son would die before he reached age 12. No one ever thought Philip would live to see 50.
The coronavirus pandemic reached Long Island a year ago next week, at first bringing a handful of cases before it dug in and exploded, wreaking havoc.
I admired Gov. Mario Cuomo so much that I actually bought an old CD of his speeches some years ago, and I actually listened to them. So I am educated in the successes and rhetorical and political skills of the Cuomo boys.
I applaud the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recent guidance update recommending that people who are fully vaccinated not be confined to quarantine after exposure to a case of Covid-19.
I was in Ryann’s Wines in East Meadow around the holidays, standing at the checkout, when a fellow customer, a man in his 70s, called out to a 20-something employee from across the store.
The events at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6 and the exhortations by some elected officials leading up to them got me to thinking about civic responsibility and our nation’s future.
The coronavirus pandemic has, like never before, demonstrated to families that they must prepare now, not later, for any eventuality. Herald Inside LI recently held a webinar, “2021 Estate and …