Dance, donate at Winter Jam on Dec. 7

For his company’s inaugural event, Tony Palmieri, of Glen Head, decided to give back to his community through the gift of music. Winter Jam, a benefit concert sponsored by T-Tonez Productions, …

Tuition aid restored for fire volunteers in Nassau County

On Nov. 19, legislators unanimously approved an emergency resolution to allocate funding for a lost Federal Emergency Management Agency grant that provides college scholarships for volunteer …

Sea Cliff's Holiday House Tour makes spirits bright

Last Saturday, the village’s Mutual Concerns Committee hosted its annual Holiday House Tour, inviting visitors from near and far to tour turn-of-the-century villas throughout Sea Cliff that were …

Shining a light on a beloved Glen Head business owner

More than 200 residents gathered at the Glen Head railroad station last Tuesday night, braving the bitter cold. Before them stood a pine tree affixed with Christmas lights. It towered above the …

North Shore Viking wins High School Heisman

The highlight of Luca Marra’s senior football season didn’t come after one of his five touchdowns, or any of his breakout plays. Instead, it was after one of North Shore High School’s worst …

Holiday house tour in Sea Cliff inspires, aids the neediest

While many residents are trading in their turkeys for tinsel and are beginning to decorate for the holidays, some local homeowners have been hard at work since August. On Saturday, the …

Manuel Mingorance, former North Shore High School teacher and avid traveler, dies

Manuel Ruiz Mingorance, who taught foreign language at North Shore High School for more than 20 years, died on Nov. 16 at his home in Glen Head. He was 90. Mingorance was born in Granada, Spain, …

Editorial

With Amazon on the way, let’s rethink housing

With news that Amazon’s second headquarters is coming to Long Island City, Queens, bringing with it 50,000 new jobs, the Island is poised for a housing renaissance, but in order for that to happen, residents must be open to change.

Some personal notes on the 'perfect American'

I first heard the news that the Iraqi military had rolled into Kuwait on Aug. 3, 1990, the day after the invasion. I can’t forget that moment. I was watching over 9- and 10-year-old boys at the …

Randi Kreiss

The wobbling arc of the moral universe

From one vantage point, we are blessed to live in these times. Consider us here on Long Island, enjoying our safe neighborhoods, good schools and . . .

Op-Ed

I’m committed to fixing Nassau’s tax-assessment system

Recently, I gave the order to post online tax-impact notices using last year’s tax levy and the new assessed market values for property owners across Nassau County. Throughout my first 11 months in office . . .

HERALD NEIGHBORS

A happening Hanukkah at the Sea Cliff firehouse

To celebrate the Festival of Lights, residents attended a special Hanukkah Happening at the Sea Cliff firehouse on Dec. 5. Guests were treated to an assortment of holiday treats and crafts to ring in …