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The Herald remembers Timothy J. Denton

On Saturday, Nov. 14, all of us at Herald Community Newspapers were deeply saddened by the untimely death of our dear friend and colleague, Timothy J. Denton, senior editor of the Wantagh and Seaford …

Non-profit leaders discuss Covid-19 challenges

The latest episode of the Herald Inside LI webinar series featured six guests from not-for-profit organizations who discussed how they are handling operations amid the current Covid-19 …

Veterans can be honored one last time at gravesite

The sound of gunfire in a cemetery, followed by a bugler playing taps, means one thing — a veteran is being honored for perpetuity. On Long Island and in New York City, the ceremony is conducted by members of the 11th New York Regiment, which provides free military funeral honors. A veterans service organization, it has 32 members, including New York Guard veteran Alex Gallego, from East Norwich, and Glen Cove resident Richard Arias, a Navy veteran. They continue to serve their country, they say, by honoring fellow veterans and offering comfort to their grieving families.

Regal Cinemas 13 in Lynbrook closes as coronavirus cases climb

It took seven months for Regal Cinemas 13 to open its doors for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic reached a springtime peak, but less than three weeks later, it was again forced to shutter.

Developers eye late 2021 for Woodcrest Village Park complex in Oceanside

Despite vocal community opposition, construction is progressing on a $60 million, 230-unit apartment complex on Rockaway Avenue in Oceanside, and developers have set December 2021 as its completion date.

Managing Covid-19 stress, anxiety

The state of the country, with the relentless coronavirus pandemic, political turmoil and social unrest, has left people of all ages feeling anxious, stressed and depressed. In June, adults …

Rizzuto, a true ambassador for physical education

“We have a saying in my PE classes,” said Charles Rizzuto, a health and physical education teacher at Oyster Bay High School. “‘PE is not a me thing, it’s a we thing.’” He uses this motto to inspire his students to be more compassionate and to overall live healthier, more fulfilling lives, he said.

Athletic Trainer advocates for diversity in field

LaTonja Lee, the Diversity and Inclusion Committee chair for the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA), is using her personal and professional experiences to implement new initiatives, outreach, and opportunities for minority communities to become involved in the athletic training profession.

Hummingbird Boutique to donate five percent of earnings to Sea Cliff Elementary PCA

Following a successful fundraiser on Nov. 5 during which over $500 was raised to support the Sea Cliff Elementary School Parent Community Association, the owner of Hummingbird Boutique in Sea Cliff …

Freeport restaurants prep for winter

Margarita’s Cafe, on South Main Street, has long been a popular spot to dine in Freeport, especially during the summer. In the past, the cafe closed in the fall as business began to slow on the …

County begins road improvements on Dutch Broadway

After Elmont residents have spent years demanding safer conditions on Dutch Broadway, Nassau County Department of Public Works crews began milling the road for repaving on Nov. 11. It is just the …


Remember to shop locally this holiday season

Thanksgiving is only a week away, and the December holidays are fast approaching. We’re supposed to be making plans to shop in our local downtowns or at the malls, but because of the coronavirus pandemic . . .


Next week, limit your Thanksgiving gatherings

With the Covid-19 infection rate creeping up above 3 percent in parts of New York state, including Long Island, Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week issued two executive orders. The first . . .

Randi Kreiss

Dinner for two at our Thanksgiving table

Is anyone else thinking about the Berlin Airlift? It is one of the great stories of American audacity in the face of political thuggery. In case you’re too young to remember . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

The 2020 election: a mandate for moderation

The election is in the history books. As the dust finally settles on the presidential race, it appears that Joe Biden won with the same razor-thin margin by which Donald Trump did in 2016.

Jerry Kremer

Will Trump come to Biden’s inauguration? I don’t care.

Having run successfully for public office 13 times, I can readily understand why President Trump is having a hissy fit.