Officials criticize Lawrence resident's assault plea deal

A plea deal that will have the ringleader of a physical attack on Lawrence resident Joey Borgen serving only six months in jail was strongly criticized by Jewish leaders, including Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman.

Lawrence's DECA Club means business

Five Lawrence High School students aim to continue the school’s DECA Club success at the state competition and earn spots in the international competition.

Warehouse to fill Inwood site, vacant since 1987

After years of vacancy, 175 Roger Ave. in Inwood is expected to be transformed into modern warehouse space of 60,000-square-feet by 2024.

Looking into the future at Hewlett-Woodmere School District

The Hewlett-Woodmere school district unveiled an $18.3 million capital project on Jan. 17, with the aim of renovating Hewlett High School and Woodmere Middle School.

Herald Editorial

When doing good should be good enough

Impassioned pleas, stories from lifelong residents, and even questions on what could be done to help. All of this was heard last week at the Five Towns Community Center in Lawrence in the effort to save this 116-year-old community resource.


LIRR to Grand Central Madison? We’re still waiting.

Once again, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has left coal in the stockings of Long Island Rail Road commuters.

Randi Kreiss

Writing predictions in disappearing ink

As I look back on my New Years’ columns over these last many years, I might as well have been writing in disappearing ink. Pretty much nothing I expected came to pass . . .


Long Island’s energy future: vision vs. mirage

For decades, gas pipelines and other delivery infrastructure have been a reliable cash cow for utility companies, which recover the costs of building their distribution systems from our utility bills . . .