Transforming sailing in Oyster Bay

The peaceful waters of Oyster Bay provide a picturesque location for sailing, which has attracted hundreds of trainees to the Oakcliff Sailing Center each summer since it opened in 2010. …

Planes will soon fly higher, U.S. Rep. Suozzi says

All Brookville Mayor Daniel Serota wants is some peace and quiet while sitting in his backyard. And, he said, so do his residents. “I came home on Father’s Day at 4 and all I heard was the …

Ruckus at Oyster Bay Town Board meeting

A heated exchange erupted during the Oyster Bay Town Board meeting on Tuesday among a disgruntled Syosset resident, Supervisor Joseph Saladino and trustees about a local land issue. Kevin …

Nassau names 15 sites for early voting

State and local officials announced at a news conference last Friday the 15 locations in Nassau County that will be used as early-voting sites before the general election on Nov. 5. In January, the …

When everyone is mad as a hatter for tea at Glen Cove Hospital

There are two things that always stand out at the Glen Cove Hospital Auxiliary’s Mad Hatter’s Tea Party: gorgeous hats and a multitude of unique teacups. Most attendees bring their favorite …

Op-Ed

Health insurers count on our silence

I didn’t attend many funerals in my childhood. One that I recall was for the father of a close childhood friend.

Editorial

Enough with ‘drill, baby, drill!’

At the 2008 Republican National Convention, party stalwart Michael Steele declared, “Drill, baby, drill! And drill now! Do you want to put your country first?"

Op-Ed

Catholics must speak up to end abuse

When I see stories of sexual abuse by clergy members, I’m often angry with many people. Mostly, I’m angry with those who allowed the abuse to go on uninterrupted for years . . .

Op-Ed

We’ve got a plan to make L.I. commuters’ lives easier

For far too long, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has been a faceless organization, with Long Island Rail Road riders paying for overpriced tickets while receiving subpar service. For years, over 300,000 daily LIRR riders . . .