BREAKING NEWS: Rep. Peter King won’t seek re-election


Election 2019

Donald Clavin declares victory over Laura Gillen in Town of Hempstead supervisor race

Donald Clavin declared victory over Laura Gillen in the race for Town of Hempstead supervisor Tuesday night. Gillen was seeking a second term and has not conceded the race.

Madeline Singas wins big in Nassau County D.A.'s race

With 54 percent of voting precincts reporting, Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas declared victory over her challenger, Francis McQuade. At press time, Singas had collected nearly 73,000 …

Local trainer acts on desire to help

It’s not often that someone finds her calling so quickly after diving into an unfamiliar field. Bay Shore’s Barbara Larrea, 47, did exactly that after accepting a job at World Gym in Wantagh 23 …

Mulcahy’s reopens with new extension

Elected officials, candidates and Chamber of Commerce members explored the newly renovated — and enlarged — Mulcahy’s last Friday. Just as he has welcomed patrons since his family took over …

Seaford man ties the knot in ‘Hallowedding’

Hempstead Town Hall’s wedding chapel hosted its first “spooky” wedding ceremony on Halloween. Seaford’s Alexander Castro, 30, decked out in an all-black three-piece suit with a purple tie, …

Op-Ed

Making room for mental health in schools

"I’m going trick-or-treating with Freddy Brown this Halloween dressed as Chucky.” I said this to my mom as I left my therapist’s office at the Bio Behavioral Institute in Great Neck.

Op-Ed

Americans are underserved, not overtaxed

In November 2017, President Trump proclaimed that Americans “are the most heavily taxed people in the world.” As an applause line it was an instant winner, and the president has continued to use it ever since, to thunderous ovations.

Editorial

Nassau should take the Climate Smart Pledge

The greatest long-term threat to Nassau County may not be property taxes. It’s likely the climate crisis. That’s why we were surprised that the county hasn’t signed the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Climate Smart Communities Pledge.