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 …

Tremendous turnout for St. Raphael's 13th Winter Classic

A crowded gymnasium roared with applause and cheered on the teams competing in the 13th annual Winter Classic at St. Raphael’s Roman Catholic Church, in East Meadow. From Feb. 13 through 23, …

Residents escape fire thanks to smoke detector

All safety measures were in place on Feb. 21 for an Apple Lane family preventing a tragedy on a frigid night. As smoke began to fill the home, the smoke alarms sounded awakening the …

Local parties pick their slates for November

The Nassau and Suffolk County Republican committees released their official slate of candidates last week, taking aim at two of the “Long Island Six” state senators whose election in 2018 …

Reading aloud and proud at Barnum Woods

Students at Barnum Woods Elementary School and Parkway Elementary School in the East Meadow School District recently celebrated World Read Aloud Day. Jen Lasher’s first grade class and …

The Week Ahead

Hands On Pruning Workshop Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County is offering a free hands-on pruning workshop on Saturday, Feb. 29 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the East Meadow Farm, at 832 …

Simple isn't simple

I don't know if it's just the way of the world in 2020, but it seems that there is a real challenge any time I try to simplify my life. I'm not suggesting I've got it down with Marie Kondo's …

A Look Back

Educational Technology in the 1960s

In today's world of teenage technology, iPads, ChromeBooks, and other one-to-one computing devices reign supreme. Hardly a day goes by when students do not interact with these tools out of …

Ask The Pastor

Dear Pastor Anthony, they say God forgives all . . . does that include my mother-in-law? J.H. I’m so glad to see that the people reading this column have a sense of humor! While this is a …