Don't miss the annual Long Island International Film Expo

The Long Island Film/TV Foundation and the Nassau County Film Commission will present the 21st Annual Long Island International Film Expo from July 13 to 19 at the historic Bellmore Movies. This …

Brooks pushes school tax relief plan in North Bellmore

State Sen. John Brooks pushed on June 8 for a bill that would change the rules by which districts receive state aid, and, Brooks said, could bring property tax relief to Long Islanders. Brooks’ …

Get ready for the Bellmore Striders Independence Day Run

On July 4, for the 36 th time, the Bellmore Striders will bring the Independence Day Run to downtown Bellmore.

Bellmore Holocaust survivors recall and return generosity

In 1965, while living in a cramped Queens home with her husband, daughter and parents, a young Hungarian, Livia Horovitz, gave birth to Debbie. Ever since then, Livia and her husband, Tibor, have …


Graduation may make you feel sad — but not so fast!

It’s the last day of school. I see tears streaming down my peers’ cheeks. But why?


Let’s at least study gun violence

The mass shooting at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Md., on June 28 struck all of us at the Herald Community Newspapers hard.


Town needs special elections, not appointees

Only two members of the current Town of Hempstead Board were elected to their posts without first having been appointed to them. That’s it. Two.

John C. O'Connell

Reflections on a reunion

After a college class a very long while ago, I sat in the late morning drinking Guinness in an old pub on Grafton Street, in Dublin, with author Alec Reid, a close friend of Samuel Beckett . . .

Randi Kreiss

Under the volcano in Hawaii and Washington

Kilauea is blowing her top. These last weeks we have witnessed, from afar, a pyrotechnic extravaganza on the Big Island of Hawaii.