Pipe project progresses

County seeking RFPs for aqueduct project connecting Bay Park to Cedar Creek

A county plan to use a 112-year-old aqueduct beneath Sunrise Highway to transport treated effluent eight miles from Bay Park to the Wantagh-Seaford border is on the cusp of becoming a reality.

Opening statements heard in Mangano/Veditto corruption trial

Opening arguments were heard on Wednesday in the corruption trial of Former Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and former Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto.


Hempstead town board hires private investigation firm

The Hempstead Town Board on Tuesday voted unanimously to hire a private investigative firm to look into potential conflicts of interest within the town attorney’s office.


Bellmorite to challenge Rice for congressional seat

A retired Nassau County corrections officer will challenge two-term Congresswoman Kathleen Rice for her 4 th District seat in the June Democratic Primary.

Two Kennedy students selected as Regeneron Scholars

Two John F. Kennedy High School students have been selected as Regeneron Science Scholars.


Teachers carrying guns? Not here.

In times of crisis, it’s easy to overreact. President Trump overreacted when he called over the weekend for funding to train and arm teachers . . .

Todd Kaminsky

Stamping out this spate of hate

Over the past year and a half, the incidence of hate crimes has skyrocketed across the nation, and Long Island. Just a few weeks ago, swastikas were scrawled on sidewalks . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

On trade, let’s make peace, not war

Trade deficits and their long-term effects on the nation’s well-being aren’t something Americans tend to think much about. We buy cars, clothes, TVs and appliances without . . .

Randi Kreiss

Imagine dozens of Adolf Hitlers

Ira Levin imagined it in 1976. The novelist wrote “The Boys from Brazil,” fictionalizing the story of Nazi war criminal Dr. Josef Mengele. In Levin’s book, which became a blockbuster movie . . .