Politics

U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi named to Ways and Means Committee

U.S. Rep. Thomas Suozzi, a Glen Cove Democrat, was appointed Thursday to the powerful Committee on Ways and Means, the chief tax-writing committee of the House of Representatives. The …

In Sea Cliff, a chocolate shop with a conscience

As the drum of a chocolate machine whirred in the background, Terrence and Vlada Kenniff, of Glen Head, re-called brainstorming ideas for their wedding favors a decade ago. Hoping to diverge from the …

Water feasibility study for Sea Cliff district coming soon

A feasibility study that would determine if a public entity could accommodate New York American ratepayers on the North Shore could be launched as early as next month, according to representatives …

Gaughran sworn in as New York state senator

Jim Gaughran has talked about his plans for the North Shore, and now that he is officially a state senator, having been sworn into office by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Jan. 6, he is ready to get to work. …

Sea Cliff Village trustees discuss goals for the new year

As residents establish resolutions this month, elected leaders in Sea Cliff are also looking forward to the prospects the new year could bring. Members of the Board of Trustees touched on a variety …

Festival at North Shore High School helps frame a future in film

As Kevin Quinn looked over the rolling hills of Inis Mór, Ireland, tapering down to gray-sand beaches and veiled in a mist, his mind drifted back to the arts department at North Shore High School. …

Historic brick structures in Sea Cliff landmarked

The Village of Sea Cliff board of trustees approved a recommendation by the Landmarks Preservation Commission on Dec. 10 to grant two buildings historic landmark status. The structures, which serve …

Editorial

Challenges ahead for Democratic Senate

As New York Democrats look ahead to two years of majority control of the State Senate — and the Assembly and the governor’s mansion — they should also remember the past and learn from their predecessors’ mistakes.

Randi Kreiss

How well do you think you know your kids?

The operative word above is “think,” because no parent can ever know his or her child, especially during the firestorm known as adolescence.

Randi Kreiss

Shut the door on 2018. Nail that sucker shut.

We aren’t so much leaping into the New Year as we are fleeing the old one.

Editorial

Stamping out vaping among teens

Vaping gets its name from the cloud of water vapor that e-cigarettes produce, and it has become wildly popular among teenagers who believe it’s harmless. It’s not. In fact . . .