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County executive quarantining after Covid-19 exposure

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran must quarantine for 10 days because of a recent exposure to a person who had tested positive for Covid-19. Curran's press office reported Thursday that the …

Experts gather to discuss Covid-19 relief for businesses

Looking to relieve the burden brought on to your business by the Covid-19 pandemic? The latest episode of Herald Inside LI is here to help.

Locals host drive-thru Toys for Tots car show in Baldwin

The Baldwin Hot Rod Association teamed up with the Irish Pub to host a drive-through holiday Car Show to benefit Toys for Tots on Dec. 13. Neighbors drove through the Irish Pub parking lot behind …

Go time for some Bellmore-Merrick sports

In the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District, Calhoun, Kennedy and Mepham High Schools combine their students to form teams in bowling and boys’ swimming, while each has its own boys’ and girls’ track teams.

With Covid-19, Glen Cove businesses get innovative

The year 2020 was one of learning and adjusting for Glen Cove’s local businesses, said Patricia Holman, the Glen Cove Downtown Business Improvement District executive director. In 2021, it will be a year of continuing to apply those lessons to get through the year as cases of Covid-19 continue to rise.

Mary Brennan INN in Hempstead hosting contactless food drive Jan. 16

The Mary Brennan INN in Hempstead will host its next no-contact curbside food drive to collect the most needed items for guests of the soup kitchen.   Call (516) 732-6009 with …

LB PBA fils suit to overturn state pay decision

The Long Beach Patrolmen's Benevolent Association, whose members have been working without a contract for over three years, has filed suit in State Supreme Court in Mineola, …

JAM Dance organizes flash mob proposal in Wantagh

Evan Styron said he defied the odds when planning to propose to his girlfriend, Lisa Friedrich, of East Meadow. Between the Covid-19 pandemic, a last-minute location change and inclement weather the …

Bellmore-Merrick residents roll up their sleeves for Covid-19 vaccine

As the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines roll out across the country, Bellmore and Merrick residents are among the thousands of New Yorkers who have already received their first doses of …

Hempstead Town earmarks $12k Covid relief grant for Merrick Fire Department company

Last month, the Town of Hempstead authorized more than $300,000 in relief grants to help local fire departments pay for coronavirus-related expenses incurred during the pandemic. Merrick Fire …

Local organizations hand out Black dolls in Elmont

‘Twas two days after Christmas when all through Elmont Road Park, families lined up in coats, hats and scarves hoping for their chance to get Black dolls from the Zeta Phi Beta and Elmont …

Editorial

It’s high time truth prevails once again

Joseph Goebbels, Nazi Germany’s short, mercurial, ruthless propaganda minister, was known to many as the “poison dwarf.” By all accounts, he was insanely obsessive and manipulative, …

Editorial

Please, get vaccinated when it’s your turn

On Monday, New York entered Phase 1b of the state’s Covid-19 vaccination program, meaning that first responders, public safety and transit workers and . . .

Scott Brinton

A day of reckoning after four frightful years

I spent last Wednesday afternoon scurrying up and down the stairs at home, rushing between my desk upstairs and the TV downstairs. I flipped between CNN, MSNBC and Fox, my pulse, as measured by my watch, racing faster as the afternoon went on.

Randi Kreiss

When it comes to Trump, newspapers go BIG

I have seen my share of heart-stopping headlines. In The New York Times, I read “MEN WALK ON MOON,” “NIXON RESIGNS,” “U.S. ATTACKED” . . .

Op-Ed

New leaders are the suburbs’ best shot at health equity

Inauguration Day, Jan. 20, will bring much-needed change in our country. President-elect Joe Biden has made controlling the coronavirus pandemic a priority, and for the first time, the incoming administration . . .