Kiwanis Club of East Meadow honors standout students

The Kiwanis Club of East Meadow awarded its annual scholarships to recent graduates of the East Meadow Union Free School District at a scholarship night on July 2. A dinner and ceremony were held at Borrelli’s Italian Restaurant in East Meadow.

New Franklin Square BOE trustees look to the future

Franklin Square’s newly elected education board trustees Domenico Ciaccio and Anna McCombs took their seats after being sworn in at the board’s reorganization meeting July 2.

PHOTOS: Cleaning up parks in Baldwin

Assemblyman Brian Curran, alongside the Baldwin Chamber of Commerce, Councilwoman Laura Ryder, and County Executive Bruce Blakeman, hosted a park clean-up at Lofts Pond Park and Silver Lake Park in Baldwin on June 22.

Reflecting on a successful year at Oceanside’s Friedberg JCC

Leaders of the Friedberg JCC, in Oceanside, recently reflected on a successful year, and handed out awards to longstanding members and others who have made significant contributions to the …

A planned beach party was canceled, but Long Beach files suit

Long Beach city officials gave an update last week on legal action they initiated after the planning of an unauthorized gathering of more than 500 people on the beach three weeks ago that, as it …

Herald Exclusive

Mr. B's Inclusive Playground is making progress

Mr. B’s Inclusive Playground — a brand new, state-of-the-art playground in Rockville Centre designed to be accessible to children of all abilities, is expected to open sometime this …

Wantagh shelter seeks home for abandoned dog

Roxi, a 4-year-old English mastiff, was left abandoned on the westbound Southern State Parkway on July 1. Town of Hempstead officials said they were looking for a permanent home for the dog, and law enforcement was looking for whoever left her on the side of the road.

Public hearing to be held Aug. 5 to discuss changes

Strengthening the Sea Cliff building inspector's authority

The Village of Sea Cliff has begun the process to amend its village code to grant the building inspector the authority to regulate the working hours of contractors operating within village limits. …

Uniondale board highlights successes, points toward future

The Uniondale Board of Education discussed summer programs and plans for the 2024-25 academic year on July 2.

Freeport’s Dunn a first-round NBA pick

Ryan Dunn, former Long Island Lutheran standout, drafted 28th overall by Denver Nuggets in 2024 NBA Draft, traded to Phoenix Suns.

Bryson Anderson is speeding toward success

At just 14, Bryson Anderson, who recently finished eighth grade at Howard T. Herber Middle School in Malverne, is already being nationally recognized for his speed. He was the only male athlete from …

Editorial

Summer brings a greater risk of fires

Summer weather brings an increased risk of fires. Whether it’s a backyard grill or a campfire, fire hazards are more prevalent at this time of year, which is why it’s critical to be aware of fire safety practices.

Columnist

NUMC is on the road to financial recovery

The treatment is working. For the past year, the leadership of Long Island’s largest safety-net hospital has buckled down to demonstrate that this beacon of hope for so many residents can survive, and thrive.

Columnist

Cars, vintage and new, test the young and old

No one, young or old, should get behind the wheel of an automobile unless they know how to start, stop, turn on the lights, and put it in park. Also, if the car is older than 10, mind the handbrake. And never, ever get your emergency driving tips from Instagram.

Columnist

America is at a critical juncture — our last stand

As we gathered to celebrate the Fourth of July, we reflected on the remarkable journey that has shaped the United States into the beacon of freedom and justice it is today.