Government

At Long Island Association meeting, county executives lay out visions to build a high-tech corridor

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and Suffolk Executive Steve Bellone envision a science and medical research “corridor” stretching 50 miles across the middle of Long Island, from the NYCB …

Three Hewlett High seniors are Regeneron semifinalists

Samuel Bogdanov, Julia Grossman and Siyuan Yue, all Hewlett High School seniors, were among the 300 semifinalists in the 2019. Regeneron Science Talent Search.

Three Kennedy HS students are Regeneron science scholars

The Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District this year boasts three Regeneron Science scholars.

Herald Schools

Two Lynbrook High School students named scholars in Regeneron Science Talent Search competition

Juliana Condoleo, 17, and Kaylie Hausknecht, 17, were selected as scholars in the Regeneron Science Talent Search competition.

Lead paint found at former Shubert school

Paint chips with elevated levels of lead were recently discovered at the former Shubert Elementary School in Baldwin after a Uniondale child attending a pre-k program there tested positive for lead …

Tuition aid restored for fire volunteers, EMS workers in Nassau County

Nassau County’s 19 legislators voted unanimously on Nov. 19 to allocate funding to make up for a lost Federal Emergency Management Agency grant that provides college scholarships for volunteer …

Editorial

Challenges ahead for Democratic Senate

As New York Democrats look ahead to two years of majority control of the State Senate — and the Assembly and the governor’s mansion — they should also remember the past and learn from their predecessors’ mistakes.

Randi Kreiss

How well do you think you know your kids?

The operative word above is “think,” because no parent can ever know his or her child, especially during the firestorm known as adolescence.

Randi Kreiss

Shut the door on 2018. Nail that sucker shut.

We aren’t so much leaping into the New Year as we are fleeing the old one.

Editorial

Stamping out vaping among teens

Vaping gets its name from the cloud of water vapor that e-cigarettes produce, and it has become wildly popular among teenagers who believe it’s harmless. It’s not. In fact . . .