Investors Bancorp Acquires Gold Coast Bank

John Tsunis
New Jersey-based Investors Bancorp acquired Gold Coast Bank, headquartered in Islandia, last month.

Special Edition Snapple Bottles Give Nod to Long Island, NYC

Snapple shook up specially designed, limited edition bottles for Long Island and each of New York City's five boroughs' top-selling flavor of the refreshing beverage.

Shtark Contrast: New Theatre Group Debuts in Woodmere

Can theatre save the world? The newest Long Island theater group thinks so.

U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team’s Allie Long and Crystal Dunn Bring Wold Cup Win Home to Long Island

Of the 23 women on the USWNT roster, two of them hail from Long Island: Defender Crystal Dunn of New Hyde Park and Midfielder Allie Long, of Northport. 

For Unvaccinated Students on Long Island, Uncertainty This Back-To-School Season

For more than 26,000 students, New York State’s recent repeal of the religious exemption for immunizations means they may never be allowed to set foot in their school or daycare again.

Breaking Ground on Nassau’s New State-of-the-Art Police Academy

Nassau Police Academy
OpEd: The center will serve as a vital resource to our entire law enforcement community.

Montauk’s Swallow East Turns Cocktail Into Tea Party

If you’re looking for a cocktail experience in Montauk this summer, then you’ll want to bring a group of friends with you for a special tea time at Swallow East Restaurant.  

7 Things Teachers Wish Students Knew Before Going Back to School

Whether you’re snapping your little one’s pencil case shut or hoisting junior’s college gear into the trunk, that time of year has come again. 

NY Islanders Arena Gets Key State Approval

The New York Islanders got a key government panel's approval Thursday to build a new hockey arena in Elmont as the NHL team prepares to skate from the Brooklyn Barclays Center.

Long Island Advocates Optimistic That Federal Agency Considering Rewilding Wild Horses

Long Island-based animal advocates working to save troubled wild horses out West are optimistic now that a recently passed federal spending measure includes a provision for rewilding, or returning wild horses to nature.

Former Nassau Exec Thomas Gulotta Dies

Thomas Gulotta, a former Republican lawmaker who served as Nassau County executive from 1987 through 2001, presiding over the creation of the Nassau County Legislature, died on August 4. He was 75.

Madison Argandona Crowned Miss Long Island 2020, Chloe Jones Crowned Miss Long Island Teen 2020

Madison Argandona of Stony Brook was crowned Miss Long Island 2020 and Chloe Jones of North Babylon was crowned Miss Long Island Teen 2020 during a pageant Sunday at the Madison Theatre at Molloy College in Rockville Centre.