Guitar legend inspires book by Sea Cliff resident

Andy Aledort’s Sea Cliff home pays homage to 20th century pop culture. There’s a giant poster of the 1932 film “Scarface,” and Andy and his wife, Tracey, named their dog Manix after the …

Meet the new Sea Cliff principal

Jeanette Wojcik has been teaching young children for 17 years in a variety of capacities. She began her career in the Cold Spring Harbor Central School District teaching in first, second and third …

North Shore students headed back to the classroom

As students in the North Shore Central School District went back to school on Sept. 5, they started a school year where there are some changes within the district. Students at the Sea Cliff and …

A voice in the North Shore

Every time James Barron drove by Padilla Barber Shop, in Sea Cliff, he would spot Ever Padilla waving at the front door. The two were strangers, but Barron grew curious about who the friendly barber …

Honoring the nation’s heroes

For Gaitley Stevenson-Mathews, the experience was gut-wrenching. Wiping away tears, he joined veterans and their families at “The Wall That Heals,” a 375-foot-long, three-quarter-scale mobile …

City closes in on Crescent Beach cleanup method

For 10 years, Glen Cove’s Crescent Beach has been closed due to bacterial contaminants found in the stream that empties out into the beach. Although the level of contamination has changed over …

Swimming for a cure

Dozens of people gathered at Morgan Memorial Park to participate in the 18th annual “Sound to Cove” Swim Across America event on Aug. 3. The Swim Across America Long Island Sound Chapter, a …

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.

Op-Ed

How do we keep young people on Long Island?

We are at a turning point on Long Island. The lasting impacts of the Great Recession and the student debt crisis are exacerbating the trend of young people struggling here and ultimately fleeing the area.

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.