by Niall Fitzgerald Coyotes are now here. The long-feared incursion of the apex canine predators into the North Shore has now happened, with dozens of documented coyote sightings reported in Glen Head, Roslyn, Sea Cliff, Port Washington, Bayville, Woodbury, Syosset, Lloyd Harbor, Cold Spring Harbor, Centerport, Northport and Eaton's Neck.
Local families are expressing concern, as coyotes are known to attack - and kill - family pets. Coyotes also attack small children - wit
By Ruper Deedes Nick LaLota, 43, a former Suffolk County Board of Elections commissioner and a former trustee in the Village of Amityville, is the Republican candidate for the First NY Congressional seat being vacated by Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley). Zeldin, who is leaving Congress after eight years, is the Republican nominee for governor. LaLota has the support of the leaderships of both the Republican Party and the Conservative Party. “I pledge to respect Americans’ freedoms
By Nolan Cleary With thousands of innocent civilians being killed in the Ukraine, multiple high-profile US governmental leaders are now calling for Russian diplomats and spies to be removed from a secure private compound maintained by the Russian government in Glen Cove. The call comes amid the horrible Russian invasion of the Ukraine. The Ukrainian Members of Long Island, a group composed of Ukrainian-Americans and their friends and families, is demanding the immediate closu
By Priya Persaud Port Washington’s Nick Schratwieser is the Nassau County Recipient of the Council of Administrator’s Emerging Athletic Administrator Award for 2021-2022. Schratwieser is the Port Washington School’s Athletic Director. The award is presented annually to school leaders who “demonstrate an ongoing commitment to athletics, a willingness to get involved, constant professional development, and continuing education… and to promote Athletics and Physical Education i
by Chris O'Neill The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation plans to cull up to 180 deer this year on Long Island across several local parks in the state park system. Critics have blasted the NYS Parks Office for doing "too little, and much too late" to battle the exploding deer population - now estimated at over 50,000 deer on Long Island. The rise in deer population has burdened local habitats with overgrazing and increased the number of car ac
by Niall Fitzgerald The financial ratings firm Moody's Investment Services has again upgraded the Town of Oyster Bay's finances - this time to a MIG 2 rating. "The MIG 2 rating reflects the town's improved underlying credit quality," stated Moody's in its ratings report. "Reflected in its A3 long-term rating with positive outlook and demonstrated history of market access." The rating increase will lower the regular borrowing costs for the Town's activities, and reflects the d
by Maureen Daly Under fire from both Democrats and Republicans on Long Island over her controversial proposal to ban single-family housing in New York, Gov. Kathy Hochul has dropped the radical proposal from her budget. The Hochul proposal - long favored by radical Socialists like the DSA and the WFP as part of their "Abolish the Suburbs" agenda - would have required all municipalities to abolish every single-family zoning neighborhood into a multi-family housing area. Huntin
The post World War II international order has kept the peace in Europe for 77 years. No European great power - England, France, Germany, Italy, Russia - has gone to war since 1945. Now Vladimir Putin, the strongman of Russia, is threatening that peace. He is making preposterous military threats against NATO - the western military alliance - demanding that NATO "expel" its member countries Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, and "disarm" NATO members Poland, Slovakia, Hungary and
by Nolan Cleary Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman has endorsed US Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) to become the next Governor of New York. Blakeman's endorsement tops a long list of Republican endorsements for Zeldin, who is expected to be named the Republican Party’s nominee at the upcoming convention being held from February 28 to March 1 in Garden City. "There is too much at stake to continue along the extreme and dangerous path which Governor Kathy Hochul is takin
By Maureen Daly
Town of Huntington Supervisor Ed Smyth (R) announced on Wednesday that all mask mandates and temperature checks have been lifted at Huntington Town facilities, effective immediately.
The ending of the mask mandates applies to all township facilities, including Town Hall, the Town park facilities, the Town ice skating rink, and working spaces such as the Highway Department and Marine bureau vehicles and storage facilities..
"Effective immediately the Town