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Protest march in Cedarhurst on Sunday

The Village of Cedarhurst has confirmed that there will be an organized protest march in the village on Sunday. Participants will gather at Andre J. Parise Cedarhurst Park at 2 p.m., and roughly 10 …

Merrick native’s song-turned-book strikes a chord

Published in the spring of 2018, Tara Drouin’s children’s book inspired by her song, “One Heart,” is striking a chord during arduous times across the United States.

State says dentists can reopen; Nassau preps for Phase Two

With the potential Phase Two reopening of Long Island’s economy a week and a half away, Governor Cuomo issued an executive order Sunday allowing dental offices to return to work statewide …

Nassau jail activists call for more transparency about Covid-19 cases

Activists for the rights of inmates at the Nassau County Correctional Center are calling on Sheriff James Dzurenda to provide daily updates on the number of Covid-19 cases in the jail and to release …

Phase One reopening greeted with caution, some confusion in Wantagh

Select businesses in Seaford and Wantagh finally reopened on Wednesday, as the region encompassing Nassau and Suffolk counties cleared the final hurdles that had kept them shuttered and their economies shattered.

Glen Cove EMS ambulances to get daily professional cleanings with Covid-19 killing solution

The Clinical Clean staff will be cleaning Glen Cove EMS ambulances every day. 

Hempstead adds tax-collection sites for May

The Town of Hempstead has set up three drive-through tax-collection booths at points across the town, including one in front of Rock Hall, the stately, two-story 1767 mansion in Lawrence. Supervisor …

Riding the rails amid the Covid-19 pandemic

I never imagined the emptiness. It left me with a sinking feeling, a sense of aloneness that I had not experienced before as I stood on Long Island Rail Road train trestles during the middle of what …

Nassau to reinstate elective surgeries: county executive

Governor Cuomo has granted Nassau's request to reinstate elective surgeries, County Executive Laura Curran tweeted Tuesday afternoon. Curran had made the request in a letter to the governor …

How to make a mask in four easy steps

Making a mask is simple, using a T-shirt and paper towel or coffee filter. Here's how, in four simple steps.

Long Island Trauma Recovery Network to provide free therapy

The Long Island Trauma Recovery Network will provide free therapy to health care workers, first responders, essential employees, their families, and those whose loved ones are facing or have passed …

Editorial

We must end systemic racism to find peace

A wave of angry protests over the merciless alleged killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer sparked a wave of more than 70 angry protests in cities across the nation last week and into the weekend. The majority were peaceful, but . . .

Editorial

Remembering our warriors’ sacrifices

We marked Memorial Day on Monday, honoring all those who died in military service to our nation. It was a holiday unlike past years . . .

When Covid-19 becomes real: mourning my grandmother

Editor's note: The following was originally written for Hofstra University's Long Island Advocate, the online publication of the college's Lawrence Herbert School of Communication. Lucas Pino, a …

Randi Kreiss

Sometimes the right notes unlock the heart

Just take those old records off the shelf. I’ll sit and listen to ’em by myself.

Op-Ed

It’s time to un-pause Nassau County

The coronavirus will be with us for the foreseeable future. The shutdown we have been struggling with has been painful, inconvenient and sad. We have seen . . .

Send the Herald your stories, photos of how you're coping with the coronavirus

The coronavirus outbreak has vastly altered our daily routines. Parents are at home. Children are at home. College students are at home. All must stay put, we are told, for now. People are making …

Op-Ed

Reform higher education with three-year degrees

Amid a global pandemic, colleges nationwide have indefinitely shifted classes online. With students no longer using campus facilities and resources . . .