This article section is dedicated to local insights about religion and spirituality, as well as religious events coverage, and holiday happenings.
By Long Island News & PR September 27, 2015
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today presented Pope Francis with a special cross cut from steel salvaged from the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers.
By Long Island News & PR September 10, 2015
On a conference call with reporters, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced the winners of his statewide lottery to be part of the papal audience on the West Lawn of the Capitol following Pope ...
By Long Island News & PR August 28, 2015
U.S. Representative Kathleen Rice announced today that two local Jewish community organizations have been awarded $150,000 in federal funding to support security enhancements.
By Long Island News & PR August 18, 2015
Today, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that his office will be conducting a statewide lottery for one ticket to the Joint Meeting of Congress with His Holiness Pope Francis of the Holy See on ...
By Eric Anderson December 13, 2014
You may not celebrate the holiday, but you can still enjoy a great day off work.
By Kelly Tenny December 09, 2014
Get in the holiday spirit by attending a menorah lighting ceremony right here on Long Island!
By Wendy L July 15, 2014
A plane pulling a banner with the symbol of a swastika on it flew overhead New York beaches over the weekend, leaving many outraged.
By Wendy L March 31, 2014
The controversial and biblical epic film, 'Noah' finally hit the big screen!
By Christian Abbatecola January 17, 2014
Two Nassau churches were robbed within one week of each other.
By Wendy L December 23, 2013
The kids are off from school this week and many will have family and friends gathering together for the holidays. Check out the hot spots on Long Island to enjoy together!
By Christian Abbatecola November 08, 2013
A Queens man working for a Nassau County Home Depot used the company’s charity matching program to steal thousands of dollars.
By Vickie Moller October 01, 2013
For over 150 years, the Academy of Saint Joseph was a prestigious private all-girls Roman Catholic school conducted by the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Brentwood, attracting boarding students from as far away as South ...
By Christian Abbatecola August 19, 2013
Former President Hosni Mubarak may soon be a free man, but Egypt remains wrapped in violence.
By Lyndsay McCabe July 29, 2013
In a press conference aboard his plane while returning from Brazil, Pope Francis gave a revealing interview in which he showed a slight shift in tone towards homosexuality.
By Wendy L May 29, 2013
For nearly 27 years, a cold murder case of a student has gone unsolved. Nassau County Police have reopened the case and have upped the reward for information leading to an arrest of the killer.
By Debbi Spiegel March 20, 2013
Fill your Easter baskets with sweet treats!