Ken Weldon: Softball star made friends with ease
As a player, he kept pitching in the Amagansett slow-pitch softball league into his 70s. And as a coach, he shared his love of music with his Babe Ruth League teams.
Last-minute Halloween events where you can wear your costume
Halloween falling on a Saturday with a full moon is a rare occurrence meant to be celebrated.
Flu season creating more uncertainty in workplaces
Since many flu and COVID symptoms overlap, health and legal experts say employers should follow the same guidelines that apply to COVID.
Love Story: They were a Match.com made in heaven
Antoinette Perrie writes about how she met her husband, Philip D’Ambrosio. Ten years ago, after being out in the single ...
Nassau School Notebook: PTAs win PARP titles
The PTAs at East Lake Elementary School in Massapequa Park and Manetuck Elementary School in West Islip were recently recognized ...
School isn't the same, kids say, but it's good to be back
Long Island students report they're happy to be back in school, whether on a hybrid or totally in-person schedule. But things aren't back to normal — many say they still feel disconnected from their friends. This week's newsletter also covers the new mandate from the State University of New York requiring students to test negative for COVID-19 before they head back home for Thanksgiving, and Long Island University students going back to campus next week with new safety measures in place.
Town budget hikes salaries, keeps tax levy flat
Under the 2021 budget adopted by the town board, salaries for Oyster Bay Town employees increase to $91.9 million and levies stay essentially flat at about $233 million next year.
Tax deal to be negotiated but Amazon must talk to residents
The Nassau County IDA agreed to negotiate tax breaks for the proposed Syosset warehouse, but advised Amazon to address residents' concerns.
LIU students to return, with enhanced safety measures
The added safety measures include surveillance testing of up to 20% of the student body and staff each week for the coronavirus, tests of wastewater for signs of the virus and spot temperature checks on campus.
Asking the Clergy: The Prophet Muhammad's birthday
This week's clergy discuss how they will honor the founder of Islam