County officials give tips to stop senior scams

Nearly 100 seniors from across Nassau County gathered at the Franklin Square Senior Center on March 19 for the first in a series of public forums seeking to educate older adults about the rising wave …

Legislator to tackle veteran homelessness with new bills

County officials and veterans appeared before the Nassau County Legislature in Mineola on April 3 as Legislator Josh Lafazan, an independent from Woodbury, introduced two new bills aimed at ending …

Sea Cliff Board of Trustees adopts $6M village budget

By Alyssa Seidman aseidman@liherald.com Village trustees voted unanimously to adopt the proposed 2019-20 budget on Monday night, which increased 1.9 percent from the previous fiscal year. Under …

North Shore residents flip for Kiwanis pancake breakfast

The North Shore Kiwanis Club held its annual Pancake Breakfast in the high school cafeteria on April 7, inviting residents young and old to enjoy a hearty meal full of the best breakfast foods. The …

Sports

A Glen Head family’s wrestling legacy at North Shore

Deep beneath the inviting and socially active hallways of North Shore High School sits a secluded, grungy, and partially-torn maroon wrestling mat. Lining the ceiling of the wrestling room are …

Preserving North Shore’s history

A restoration project nearly 20 years in the making at the North Shore Historical Museum in Glen Cove is progressing steadily. The museum is housed in the old Justices Courthouse, which dates back to …

Plastic bags to be banned in New York

Under an agreement reached as part of the state budget passed by lawmakers over the weekend, plastic bags will be banned in all New York retail stores starting in March 2020. “You drive through …

Editorial

GOP is hardly Rooseveltian on conservation

Nassau County’s most famous Republican, President Theodore Roosevelt, dedicated much of his life to preserving nature. During his time in the White House, the Oyster Bay resident . . .

Op-Ed

Catholics must speak up to end abuse

When I see stories of sexual abuse by clergy members, I’m often angry with many people. Mostly, I’m angry with those who allowed the abuse to go on uninterrupted for years . . .

Op-Ed

We’ve got a plan to make L.I. commuters’ lives easier

For far too long, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has been a faceless organization, with Long Island Rail Road riders paying for overpriced tickets while receiving subpar service. For years, over 300,000 daily LIRR riders . . .

Randi Kreiss

Uncle Joe would have loved my Aunt Helen

You might think that there’s nothing more to say about former Vice President Joe Biden and the touchy-feely behavior that makes some women “uncomfortable,” but that’s only because you didn’t know my Aunt Helen.

North Shore High School takes opening series

For the better part of a decade, the North Shore Vikings have been a constant force in Nassau County baseball.