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Herald Head of the Class Awards to honor teachers

"Been homeschooling a 6-year old and 8-year old for one hour and 11 minutes. Teachers deserve to make a billion dollars a year. Or a week."—Shonda Rhimes (@shondarhimes), March …

Driven to become Nassau County police officers

Part two in a photo series on the Nassau County Police Academy. Sirens blared and tires squealed as a white Chevy Caprice banked hard into a curve at Jones Beach State Park after peeling down a straightaway at 50 miles per hour last Thursday. Meanwhile, a black Crown Victoria cruiser raced across to cut the vehicle off at a four-way intersection. The Caprice braked hard as it neared the stop sign.

Will the crowds return?

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and other state and local officials on Wednesday called on the state Department of Health to allow beaches across the state to open at 100 percent capacity this …

Glen Cove man charged in alleged $436,000 fraud scheme

A barred investment broker from Glen Cove and his business partner were arraigned Tuesday on charges alleging that they stole $436,000 from four investors who believed they were investing in pre-initial public offering stock for several high-profile companies, according to Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas. The defendants allegedly spent those funds on personal luxury items and travel.

Volleyball title a first for Calhoun

The top-seeded Colts dominated Bethpage in Tuesday evening’s Nassau Division II boys’ volleyball championship match, 25-14, 25-20, 25-16 for their first-ever county title before a spirited home crowd at Brookside School.

Obituary

Hewlett Harbor's Jim Steinman wrote the classic 'Bat Out Of Hell'

He rode his bike from his Hewlett Harbor home to Green Acres Mall, in Valley Stream, and bought records at Sam Goody’s produced by rock ’n’ roll legend Phil Spector, and others that featured the classical music of Richard Wagner.

Editorial

The heartache of gun violence continues

A 49-year-old father of seven and grandfather of one, Ray Wishropp, was killed April 20 by a lone gunman in the manager’s office of the West Hempstead Stop & Shop over what Nassau County police say was an employee dispute.

Op-Ed

Give DACA recipients our full rights

For 19 years I have called the United States my home, my safe place and a country that I dearly love. Yet it continues to deny me recognition as one of its own as a result of my immigration status.

Randi Kreiss

College of hard knocks: the pandemic of 2020-21

Did we graduate yet? This was the college we neither applied to nor wanted to attend. This was the education we could have lived without.

Jerry Kremer

Say goodbye to those old party gangs

Once upon a time, partisan politics was a simple business. There were two major parties, and they both had simple strategies for staying in power. The voters were attracted to either . . .

Jerry Kremer

Some of us are killing our friends without bullets

We Americans have experienced a horrible year since the coronavirus invaded out shores. We’ve been confined to our homes, prohibited from traveling . . .

Herald Inside LI hosts Health + Wealth webinar

In an effort to connect Long Islanders with health and wealth advocates, Herald Inside LI held a free webinar called the 50+ Health+Wealth Virtual Event on March 25.   Sponsored by …

Herald Inside LI hosts virus and vaccine webinar

A little over a week ago, the pandemic hit its global year anniversary, and on March 19, Nassau County reached 400 thousand residents who have received at least one dose of either the …

Herald Inside LI hosts College webinar on upcoming fall semester

As a result of the pandemic, colleges everywhere have had no choice but to make social and academic changes to their school settings. Students, faculty and staff have adapted to our new …

Herald Inside LI to host webinar on family businesses

Many Long Islanders are grappling with questions about how they can best start or maintain a business. Many wonder how a family business differs from other businesses and what it takes to bring …