North Shore docs insist flu crisis is not fake news

Part one in a series. This year’s flu virus — the H3N2 — is powerful, so much so that the flu season is longer this year and more people are falling victim to the virus. Just last week the …

Glen Head legion honors Four Chaplains who gave their all

It has been 75 years since the USS Dorchester sank into the sea on its way to Greenland during World War II, but the relevance of remembering the tragedy is still alive and well today. Every year …

Sea Cliff, Glen Head civics talk consolidation with Jericho Water

Last week, water ratepayers from the Sea Cliff district attended a board meeting of the Jericho Water District to plead a case for consolidation. Their purpose was to see if Jericho Water would be …

Budget Series

Superintendent outlines proposed budget for N.S. schools

District parents gathered in North Shore High School’s library last Thursday to hear Superintendent Dr. Peter Giarrizzo’s initial budget presentation for the 2018-2019 school year. He began …

Sea Cliff, Glen Head ratepayers mark developments in fight for water

New York American Water customers in the Sea Cliff district gathered at Metropolitan Bistro on Saturday for their second water rally to celebrate the strides made in their fight for municipal …

Sewage source still a mystery at Glen Cove beach

State and county officials are renewing their effort to solve the mystery of sewage contamination at Crescent Beach in Glen Cove, which has been closed for nine years because no one is precisely sure …

Retreat to help North Shore residents feel ‘revitalized and renewed’

While facilitating workshops at the Omega Institute retreat center in upstate Rhinebeck, Sea Cliff resident Stefanie Lipsey was inspired to bring a retreat of her own to the North Shore. …

Editorial

Holding drug addicts after detox worth considering

Parents are among the most stalwart figures in Long Island’s fight to curb the opioid crisis. Too many have lost children to addiction. They join community coalitions and turn out for public …

Scott Brinton

Obama, Trump: reason versus chaos

Start saving. As in right now. Save all that you can. In my last column, “Buckle up, L.I., the GOP tax plan is headed our way” (Jan. 25-31), I promised to offer my suggestions this week on …

Randi Kreiss

Read it and weep: ‘1984’ by George Orwell

The day after Kellyanne Conway stepped up to the microphone and suggested that there were “alternate facts” regarding crowd size at President Trump’s inauguration, Penguin Books launched a 75,000-copy reprinting of “1984” . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

Budget deal is a solid step forward

It’s easy to find fault with a major budget deal in Washington. The one just passed by Congress is no exception. Those on the right say . . .

Herald Neighbors

Sick licks at the library

Residents lent their special talents to a music jam last Thursday night. Village musicians gathered upstairs in the Sea Cliff Library to play and sing songs on their instruments. The musicians …

Herald Schools

Fairy Tale Ball makes for a lot of magic in Sea Cliff

Last Friday, students at Sea Cliff Elementary took part in the annual Fairy Tale Ball, which culminates the first-grade readers’ theatre course. “The Fairy Tale Ball is a first-grade …

Herald Neighbors

Glen Head school enjoys games and grub

Last Friday, Glen Head Elementary students and their families were treated to a special night of food and fun. The Glen Head Parent Teacher Organization sponsored Game Night in the middle school …