Heralds seek 2020 summer interns

Herald Community Newspapers is seeking 2020 and summer interns for our 18 community-based publications that stretch across Nassau County’s South Shore, from Valley Stream to Seaford, and Long …

Kolstein’s owner passes the baton to longtime employee

With a player piano clinking in the background, a crowd gathered at Samuel Kolstein Violin Shop in Baldwin to celebrate one man who is retiring as the shop’s owner, and another who is taking it …

Lynbrook officials approve $1.3 million turf fields for Greis Park

The installation of synthetic-turf fields at Greis Park, costing $1.3 million and measuring nearly 122,000 square feet in total, is set to begin in March, and will usher in the start of a major renovation of the park.

Accountant takes up role as Malverne's village clerk

After working in both the private and public sectors for more than 20 years, Malverne’s new village clerk, Averil Smith, said that she is ready to stay in one place. Smith, who was appointed …

Cultural Arts Playhouse opens in Merrick

The muffled sounds of an eager audience gathered in the lobby crept into the theater of the Cultural Arts Playhouse in Merrick last Saturday night, but the cast of “Bare” milled about the …

Bellmore-Merrick residents elected to Literacy Nassau’s board of directors

The board of directors of Literacy Nassau, a Wantagh-based nonprofit that provides language-building programs to children and adults, recently promoted two current board members. Judy Beckman, of …

Honoring the Four Chaplains

As Christopher Lau sang the national anthem on Feb. 9, more than 100 people stood with their hands over their hearts or, for those in uniform, in a salute. Veterans and their families had gathered at …

Cultural Arts Playhouse opens in Merrick

The muffled sounds of an eager audience gathered in the lobby crept into the theater of the Cultural Arts Playhouse in Merrick last Saturday night, but the cast of “Bare” milled about the …

Editorial

A tuition freeze is worth considering

New York State Sen. Kevin Thomas, a Levittown Democrat, recently proposed a bill to cap tuition at all SUNY and CUNY schools at $5,000 per year for in-state students.

Scott Brinton

The New York Times, a historical treasure trove

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Jesse Jackson were chatting, King on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tenn., and Jackson in the parking lot below, when the shot rang out.

Randi Kreiss

2020: love in the time of the coronavirus

This Valentine’s Day, maybe skip the kisses and consider an elbow bump or shaking hands — even with your boyfriend or your wife or your kids.

Alfonse D'Amato

You heard the president: The state of our union is strong

As a senator, I was privileged to attend many State of the Union addresses . . .