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Spreading ‘a little extra love’

With the hope of spreading some Valentine’s Day love, Molly Miskiewicz, of West Hempstead, will host a food drive called “Long Island-tines Day” on Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. The …

Verity Lane ‘eyesore’ property in Baldwin cleaned up

A vacant property on Verity Lane in Baldwin that local residents say had been used as a dumping yard for more than a year has been cleaned up. The private property, near Verity Lane and Grand …

Civic leaders talk Baldwin’s future

Baldwin civic leaders recently discussed the community’s development plans at a virtual panel hosted by Vision Long Island, an organization that advocates for community growth and …

Schools

Baldwin P.E. teachers create outdoor gym for students

Steele Elementary School physical education teachers Joseph Billi and Richard Garguilo came up with a solution for hosting gym classes during a pandemic: create an outdoor, hand-painted activity …

Obituary

Baldwinite Grace Callahan dies at 94

Grace Callahan, 94, of Baldwin, died on Jan. 24. She was a longtime Baldwin resident, beloved neighbor and friend. She was born in October 1926 in the Bronx to Irish immigrant parents. She …

HERALD HOMETOWN HERO

This week's Baldwin Hometown Hero

I moved to Baldwin as a very young girl and grew up in the Baldwin Fire Department family. I decided to join at the young age of 48 and became a certified EMT during the pandemic.  Covid-19 has …

Editorial

State must provide greater municipal oversight

Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman announced last week that he would not run for re-election — a wise move, given the tenuous nature of any candidacy he might have tried to mount.

Op-Ed

Momentum builds to eliminate housing discrimination

The new year is off to a promising start in the effort to eliminate housing discrimination, with significant actions taken by the federal and state governments. Those actions, and related ones that are brewing . . .