Town of Oyster Bay commits to enforcing housing codes

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino agreed to work with residents, the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Central School District and the town’s fire and police departments to crack down on landlord …

Locust Valley's Dr. Anna Hunderfund to retire in June

Dr. Anna Hunderfund, who served as the Locust Valley School District superintendent for more than a decade, will be retiring on June 30. However, there is still no explanation available as to why she …

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. …

Susan Peterson, Oyster Bay’s ‘hat lady,’ a woman of style

You don’t have to fix your hair or worry about the rain if you wear a hat, explained Susan Peterson, Oyster Bay’s unofficial “hat lady,” sharing the benefits of keeping one’s head covered. …

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 …

'Everyone is terrified of ICE'

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers arrested 82 people in New York City, Long Island and the Hudson Valley, including individuals from Glen Cove and Bayville, during a five-day period …

Henry's Celebrates 90 years in Glen Cove

While businesses come and go in Glen Cove’s downtown area, Henry’s has stood as a stable in the community, celebrating its 90th year anniversary with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Sept. 25. …

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.

Scott Brinton

The gritty beauty of the organic farm

I remember hiking in 90-degree heat on a dusty but paved road, past fields of fruit trees and vegetable plants. Suddenly, my father-in-law pointed and said in Bulgarian that we should turn into a thicket.