Betsy Abraham

Betsy Abraham is senior managing editor at Anton Media Group and editor of The Westbury Times and Massapequa Observer. She also writes for Long Island Weekly.

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Putting Women Back In History

The League of Women Voters celebrated “Herstory as History” recently, during a Women’s History Month Luncheon that took a look back at the women who have changed the course of women’s rights. Keynote speaker Dr. Natalie...

Presiding Over Nassau’s History

While the future is uncertain, one thing is for sure: history tends to repeat itself. The cyclical nature of life is part of what drew Natalie Naylor to become an expert in the past. “I find...

Fighting For Nassau’s Female Veterans

They’ve been called the invisible veterans. It seems like an unlikely title for female veterans, who make up 10 percent of the United States’ veteran population. And though they go through similar training and combat...

Bringing Justice To Nassau County

Madeline Singas knows too well how thin the line is between being firm and fair. As Nassau County District Attorney, Singas oversees all criminal and minor prosecutions that occur within Nassau’s courts, as well as...

Cardinal Paints The City Red

When the Off-Broadway show Cardinal opens with Lydia Lensky (played by Veep’s Anna Chlumsky) saying she wants to paint the town red, she’s not saying she wants to put on some heels and go out...

Long Island Luger Goes For Gold

Matthew Mortensen never expected that what started out as a bonding experience with his dad would turn into a career, let alone two turns at the Olympics. However, as the 32-year-old Huntington-native gears up to...

Protected Status Ends For Salvadorans

Decision predicted to bring dismal consequences on Long Island They’ve bought homes, established careers and started families, but for Salvadorans living in the United States under TPS, the American dream they’ve worked so hard to build...

A Candidly Good Time

Candid Camera brings stage show and smiles to NYCB Theatre Hidden camera shows have become a notable part of the global TV landscape, spawning various iterations across different networks and countries. While the format of each...

New Year Brings Political Shifts

The new year kicked off with the inauguration of Donald J. Trump as the 45th president of the United States, with Mike Pence as vice president. In his inaugural address, Trump promised to put “America...

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County Honors African Americans

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and the Office of Minority Affairs hosted a celebration in recognition of Black History Month on Feb. 24 in...

A Commitment To Exploration: The Sebastian Elcano Prepares To Set Sail

The joint ceremony and meeting held in Boston on Spain’s Training Ship, The Sebastian Elcano, on the weekend of April 26 was an overwhelming...

Traditional Irish Dishes

Discover Ireland’s most iconic foods Meat and potatoes are signature ingredients in Irish cuisine. And, rightfully so. The Irish Potato Famine, no doubt, was a...

Disney Theatrical Celebrates 25th Anniversary On Broadway

“It’s kind of fun to do the impossible,” said Walt Disney. To some, the impossible may mean taking a classical Disney animated film and...

Long Islanders Rally For Separated Immigrant Families Amid Heat Wave

Under the banner of Families Belong Together, more than 700 cities nationwide held marches and rallies yesterday to protest the policy of separating families...
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