Glen Cove Senior Center’s Adult Day Program curtailed by flooding

Just as the Adult Day Program at the Glen Cove Senior Center was regaining momentum, it was hit with an unexpected force of nature, necessitating the temporary closure of the program for the second time in a little over a year. Hurricane Ida flooded the lower level of the senior center, where the program takes place, on Sept. 2, and three weeks later, staff and members alike are still dealing with the aftermath.

NYAW updates Glen Head water treatment facility

New York American Water lifted two massive granular-activated carbon vessels into place at the updated treatment facility under construction at the Glen Head well site on Sept. 16. The carbon …

Lawrence barbecue raises over $500K for Friends of the Israel Defense Forces

Ari and Ruth Jungreis’s spacious Lawrence backyard is a long way from the Israel Defense Forces bases strategically positioned across the Jewish state, but no less connected: The Friends of the IDF held a fundraising barbecue in the Five Towns on Sept. 15, and raised more than $500,000.

Nemo’s, Oceanside staple, closing after decades

Oceanside-staple Nemo’s on Long Beach Road will close at the end of September after decades of operation. Owners Carl and Marty Isaacson said they are thankful for the support of the community through the years and are excited to head into retirement.

Lawrence barbecue raises over $500K for Friends of the Israel Defense Forces

Ari and Ruth Jungreis’s spacious Lawrence backyard is a long way from the Israel Defense Forces bases strategically positioned across the Jewish state, but no less connected: The Friends of the IDF held a fundraising barbecue in the Five Towns on Sept. 15, and raised more than $500,000.

East Meadow street dedicated to local man who died in Vietnam

Lancaster Street in East Meadow now has a new name. The street was dedicated Saturday to East Meadow resident John G. Glassey, who was killed while serving his country in Vietnam on April 15, 1969, …

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Cardboard boat race is a family affair

On Sept. 12, dozens of Baldwin and Freeport residents gathered at the Milburn boat launch on Atlantic Avenue to see Ryan Pastore, 13, Ed Phalen, 90, and Jay McGinley, 32, navigate their homemade, …

Editorial

Election season is upon us once again — vote!

Each election season, we invite political candidates to the Heralds' Garden City office for an hour-long meeting to hear their ideas and views before deciding whom we will endorse. This year will be no different.

Randi Kreiss

Feel-good, do-good work: Here’s the plan

Your teenager sets aside his phone, his iPad, his computer, his tricked-out sneakers, her makeup palette, her micro shorts, his ratty T-shirt, her addiction to Instagram, his obsession with TikTok, and they leave home . . .

Op-Ed

The rough road ahead this school year

I recently took part in a WABC-TV special, “Back to School: Learning During a Pandemic,” hosted by Lauren Glassberg. The participants included . . .

Jerry Kremer

What’s next for two sharp, young county executives?

In New York state, over 5,000 people hold titles such as mayor, supervisor, sheriff, chief of police and others, and these office holders are responsible for the good and welfare of their citizens. Other than New York City’s mayor . . .

Op-Ed

Reflections on race, racism and respect

Years ago, my wife and I walked onto a Martha Vineyard’s beach with my Cornell University advisee and his parents, only to be confronted by a white man asking where we thought we were going.