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Race for the Fifth State Senate District heats up

Two years after winning a seat in the State Senate, State Sen. Jim Gaughran, a Democrat, is seeking reelection as the representative of the Fifth State Senate District. He is being challenged by …

Work nearly complete on Bayville's St. Gertrude's Church

The newly polished pews of Saint Gertrude's Roman Catholic Church currently sit empty and some remain covered in plastic. The prayer space hasn't been used in a year and the altar is housing two …

Re-elect Suozzi in 3rd Congressional District

Hearing and then considering opinions different from one’s own in a very divided country is what is needed most among our elected leaders. Where divisiveness has become the norm, U.S. Rep. Tom …

Early voting locations in Nassau County

Early voting begins in New York on Saturday, Oct. 24, and runs through Sunday, Nov. 1. The polling station in Wantagh has changed to 3484 Park Ave., and is located at the American Legion Post 1273. Daily times vary.

Criminal charges possible for disrupting TOB meetings

The Town of Oyster Bay last week passed a local law stating that anyone who disrupts a Town Board meeting can be arrested and charged criminally. Offenders could be subject to up to 15 days in jail. …

'The team behind the dream’ share pandemic nutrition tips

Ana Maria Nunez lost 20 pounds in three months by changing her diet, utilizing what she learned in the “Eating Smart Being Active” classes offered at the Locust Valley Library. Nunez, who …

Suozzi and Santos vie for 3rd Congressional District

The race for the 3rd Congressional District is heating up as Election Day approaches. Incumbent U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi, an attorney and certified public accountant, would like to continue to pursue his …

Re-elect Gaughran in 5th Senate District

State Sen. Jim Gaughran, a Democrat from Northport, has made it his mission to focus on the needs of his constituents in his first term in the Senate, and it is clear from his advocacy that he has …

Vote for Assemblyman Charles Lavine

New York State Assemblyman Charles Lavine is committed to serving his constituents. As chairman of the Assembly Standing Committee on Election Law, he is working to add early-voting sites to the …

Re-elect Montesano in the 15th Assembly District

For the past decade, State Assemblyman Michael Montesano, a Republican from Glen Head, has expertly served the constituents of the 15th District. His experience as a New York City police detective, …

Op-Ed

We must protect Long Island’s schools

There is a storm brewing, and your child’s school is in its cross hairs. It’s not a hurricane or a tornado. It’s a fiscal tsunami, and it’s going to devastate the education system on Long Island unless Albany steps up and acts.