Glenwood Landing firefighter fundraiser aids cancer victim

Since Pete Morris was diagnosed with colon cancer in May, he has spent much of his time surrounded by his family. His wife, Tonya, gives him all that he needs. His daughter Alyssa, 19, and son, …

Colonial days come alive at Raynham Hall

Excited children and adults travelled back to the 1700’s on Sunday, courtesy of Raynham Hall Museum. Museum staff and Huntington Militia volunteers joined together to create a family friendly, …

Oyster Fest good to go, seeking new sponsors

Despite a significant shift in its sponsorship status, Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor Joseph Saladino said 2019’s Oyster Festival is still on schedule for the weekend of Oct. 19-20. Saladino made …

Once in Oyster Bay, a Lincoln Bible goes home to Springfield

A Bible that Abraham Lincoln once owned was held in reverence by a family that passed it down for generations, the descendants of the Rev. Noyes W. Miner, of Springfield, Ill. — including the Hill …

Major repairs coming to Bayville Bridge this winter

The Bayville Bridge has stood for more than 80 years as one of two entrances into the Village of Bayville. While both residents and tourists alike have depended on the bridge for years, disrepair and …

Back to the nest — artist pays a visit to Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary

Artist Debbie Baxter dropped by the Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary and Audubon Center this summer to gather twigs and vines for one of her signature human-scale nests due to be installed at a hotel in …

Dr. Thomas Dolan, the new acting Locust Valley superintendent

Dr. Thomas Dolan first decided that he would spend his adult life in the field of education when he was in the eighth grade. Hired by the Locust Valley Central School District on Aug. 12 as the …

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.