The Rev. John Barres, bishop of Allentown, Pa., has been appointed the Diocese of Rockville Centre’s new bishop, according to a notice posted on the diocese’s website this morning. Pope Francis made the appointment.
With absentee-ballot counting almost complete in the virtually tied race between Republican incumbent State Sen. Michael Venditto and Democrat challenger John Brooks in the 8th Senate District, Brooks has declared victory.
Wellington C. Mepham High School in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District hosted its first motivational TEDx event aimed at reaching a span of generations in the local community.
Ryan Hilke has a flair for the dramatic. For the second time in a week, the Calhoun sophomore scored an overtime goal in the Nassau Class AA boys' soccer playoffs.
The Meadowbrook Parkway was designed as part of developer Robert Moses and the Long Island State Parks Commission’s grand vision in the early 20th century of connecting all residents and visitors to Long Island’s parks through scenic thoroughfares.
A Merrick man has filed a complaint with Internal Affairs at the Nassau County Police Department, alleging he was beaten by an officer last weekend while trying to see his dying mother in the hospital.
To celebrate its 40-year anniversary, and to help fellow women look their best selves in the workplace, the Long Island Center for Business and Professional Women hosted a highly successful “40 and …
Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas has allocated $2 million in funds forfeited by convicted criminals for heroin treatment for teenagers ages 13 to 17.
Four-year-old Nash Luker sat at his kitchen table, playing with a couple of toy steam engines. Asked what he likes about them during an interview with the Herald, he said, “The pistons, because they keep the wheels moving.”
Seven years ago Anthony Didomenico made a decision to perform for his first time at an open mic night at Brokerage Comedy Club on Merrick Road in Bellmore. Since then the Bellmore native has appeared at venues across the tri-state area, Ashville Comedy Fest in North Carolina and alongside his favorite childhood acts like Chris Montey and Dave Coulier.
Richner Communications, Long Island’s largest publisher of community media, has acquired the assets of the Gold Coast Gazette, a weekly community newspaper covering the legendary Gold Coast communities on the North Shore of Long Island. The terms of the sale were not disclosed.