East Meadow ex-chief recalls mayhem on fateful September day

When speaking of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center, three-time East Meadow Ex-Chief Eric Becker remembers the East Meadow Fire Department firefighters who died, either at the twin …

East Meadow's popular beer garden and restaurant Garden Social exists because of a Sept. 11 hero

Bob Russo, David Boller and James Paloumbis, have a bond that goes back much further than their decision to go into business together with Kevin Liebov, opening East Meadow’s Garden Social in …

Torah parade brings shuls together in E.M.

Roughly 100 people marched from North Bellmore to East Meadow last Sunday to celebrate the consolidation of the closed Temple Beth-El of Bellmore and the East Meadow Jewish Center. The 2.6 miles were …

East Meadow American Legion commander is honored

The East Meadow American Legion commander, Pete Wenninger, was one of five veterans honored with the 2021 Distinguished Service to Veterans Award last Sunday at the 35th annual Salute to Veterans at …

Playing a song to honor vets

Fourteen-year-old Connor McKevitt remembers how hard it was to master the first three notes on the trumpet, which he started at age 9. Playing five different notes was tough, too. Now the engaging …

East Meadow Upholsterers celebrates 70-great years

On any given day Michael Shannon, surrounded by a potpourri of different types of swatches, can be found working feverishly in his small place of business in East Meadow with one goal in mind: to …

New FM signal added to Nassau radio station

Nassau County music lovers who enjoy the sounds of the ’60s and ’70s can now listen to it 24 hours a day. 1100AM WHLI, the well-known oldies station, launched a 24-hour FM music station …

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.

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 . . .

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

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.