Bellmore-JFK boasts two Regeneron Science Talent Search finalists

For the first time in Kennedy High School history, there are two Society for Science & the Public Science Talent Search finalists — Andrew Brinton and Katherine St. George, both 17, of Merrick. Kennedy is one of only a handful of schools from across the country to boast more than one finalist in this most prestigious of high school science competitions, sponsored this year by the pharmaceutical company Regeneron.

North Shore senior makes Regeneron Science Talent Search finals

North Shore High School senior Kyra McCreery has been chosen as a finalist in the Regeneron Science Talent Search. She will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C., from March 5 to 11, …

A pioneer on the mat

Female Lynbrook High School wrestler continues making history

With another history-making feat on her resumé, Ally Fitzgerald has continued to become a trailblazer in girls’ wrestling.

Foundation aids Lynbrook schools

For 13 years, the Lynbrook Excellence in Education Foundation was dormant. In 2018, however, district parents revived it in order to bolster Lynbrook students’ education, raising $11,200 last …

Long Beach march honors Dr. King

Long Beach paid tribute on Monday to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., as hundreds of residents marched through city streets to honor the slain civil rights leader, five days after what would have …

RaisingVoicesUSA event inspires young girls through storytelling

The second annual “Raising Voices, Raising Women” aimed to inspire girls through storytelling. Each woman who participated read from a children’s book about influential women.

Interfaith service in Valley Stream honors Dr. King, promotes love

In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Valley Stream Religious Council held an interfaith service on Sunday at the Baha’i Center of Nassau County in Valley Stream to recognize all of …


Kudos to Nassau for signing climate pledge

At the Herald, we like to give credit where credit is due. In our Nov. 8-14 editorial, “Nassau should take the Climate Smart Pledge,” we called on County Executive Laura Curran . . .


L.I.’s high-tech future is on the horizon

For years, we have spoken about a so-called “brain drain” on Long Island — the steady departure of young people in their 20s and 30s. They’re fed up with the Island’s high cost of housing . . .

Scott Brinton

My colonoscopy: not the ordeal I dreaded

The doctor wished me a good sleep. Then I blacked out. I awoke a half-hour later, but it felt as if only seconds had passed. I couldn’t open my eyes. It was if they were . . .

Randi Kreiss

What’s a royal to do in the 21st century?

The queen doesn’t need a passport or a driver’s license because she’s the queen, and she gets transported anyplace she wants to go. Just a little click of those thick-heeled black shoes and off she goes, with her Corgis in tow.

Alfonse D'Amato

Killing Iran’s military mastermind was the right thing to do

The decision to attack Iranian terrorist mastermind Gen. Qassim Suleimani was the right one. The fact that the operation succeeded in killing him should be welcomed rather than second-guessed.