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Curran rolls out restaurant recovery grant program

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran was at Garden Social in East Meadow on Nov. 18, where she announced the county’s latest effort to support small businesses as they continue to struggle with …

Sharing kindness at McVey Elementary School

Students at McVey Elementary School in the East Meadow School District recently participated in the McVey Kindness Project. The school-wide initiative focused on social-emotional learning through the …

East Meadow School District unveils Unity Day mural, spotlights terrific kids

The effort, creativity and thoughtfulness of East Meadow students was put on display at the East Meadow Board of Education meeting on Nov. 18, where PTA Council President Veronica Nicastro and …

Curran encourages local holiday shopping

Last Friday afternoon, outside of Matty’s Toy Stop in Rockville Centre, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran was joined by the Nassau Council of Chambers of Commerce and the Nassau County Industrial Development Agency to announce the “Shop Safe, Shop Local Scavenger Hunt,” encouraging residents to shop and dine at small businesses struggling from the impact of the pandemic.

Coliseum leaseholder may get an extension on rent

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran recently announced amendments to the Nassau Coliseum lease that would allow the new leaseholder an extension on its rent until at least this summer. The lease …


Herd immunity, a recipe for further disaster

Consider the number 675,000 for a moment. That’s the number of people in the United States who died during the flu pandemic of 1918-19. Could the U.S. be headed for such widespread death again?


Say goodbye to ‘Lady’ on our sports pages

Late last month, we at the Herald were jolted when a senior at Kennedy High School, in Bellmore, called on school officials — and the local media — to stop referring to girls’ sports teams at Kennedy as the “Lady Cougars.”

The words of friendship

When I think about the people I know — or knew — in my life, I respectfully realize that I think of them not just as humans, but vessels of the memories, conversations and experiences we …

A Look Back

Sabia’s Corner

Pasquale “Patsy” Sabia arrived as an Italian immigrant in 1889 and married Maria “Mary” Rizzo in Brooklyn in 1897. By 1915, the couple had moved to North Bellmore and raised …