Outgoing Malverne mayor honored by current, former elected officials for years of service

In the midst of Malverne’s village election campaign, politics was put aside at the March 6 board meeting as attendees honored outgoing Mayor Patti Ann McDonald, who announced in January that she …

Inwood Park is being repaired and upgraded

Inwood Park, on Bayview Avenue in Inwood, is part of the $15 million investment Nassau County announced, as several county parks will receive substantial renovations and added amenities.

Glen Cove school bond fails

A passionate round of collective displeasure erupted from the small group of people gathered in the front lobby of Glen Cove High School as Superintendent of Schools Dr. Maria Rianna announced that …

Heralds seek 2019 spring, summer interns

Herald Community Newspapers is seeking 2019 spring and summer interns for our 18 community-based publications that stretch across Nassau County’s South Shore, from Valley Stream to Seaford, and …

Red earns victory in South Side High School's 103rd Red and Blue competition

Members of the Red Team spilled onto the South Side High School gym floor last Saturday night, leaping for joy, hugging one another and celebrating a win over Blue in the 103rd Red and Blue competition.


Ron James, longtime Malverne High School football coach, dies at 65

Throughout the 25 years he spent as head coach of Malverne High School’s varsity football team, Ron James helped establish the program’s focus on developing well-rounded student-athletes. Whether …

Island Park, county officials seek to eliminate zombie homes

Standing in front of a home in Island Park on Feb. 26, State Attorney General Letitia James announced $8 million in new funding that is available to create and expand below-market housing for first-time buyers in eight New York counties, including Nassau. In Island Park, similar funds have been used to rebuild zombie homes in an ongoing effort by village officials to combat the issue.

Local luge racer takes gold at nationals

Hurtling down the side of a mountain at speeds of up to 85 miles per hour, the luge slider lies back on a pod of fiberglass bolted to a steel superstructure. Steered by foot movements, the sled itself is a high-tech construction, but the sport is about as basic as it gets: slider, sled, ice — and speed.

Watching Michael Cohen from upstairs

The public testimony of Lawrence native Michael Cohen before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Feb. 27, the second of three days on which Cohen answered questions on Capitol Hill, was viewed through a diverse set of prisms.


Is Nassau learning from the guilty verdicts?

The conviction last Friday of former Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano was yet another domino falling in the county’s GOP political machine, with possibly more to come.


Structural racism on display on L.I. schools’ sports fields

Long Island is one of the most segregated metropolitan areas in America, and segregation in our schools is getting worse, according to the Long Island-based ERASE Racism.

Randi Kreiss

Fashion: Think your mother’s rubber gloves

I never got women’s fashion. I suppose that’s hilariously obvious to anyone who knows me.

Jerry Kremer

What would congestion pricing mean for Long Islanders?

Most Long Islanders don’t blink when they hear the words “congestion pricing,” but this idea, now before the State Legislature, is a big deal for out-of-city drivers.