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Suozzi and Santos vie for 3rd Congressional District

The race for the 3rd Congressional District is heating up as Election Day approaches. Incumbent U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi, an attorney and certified public accountant, would like to continue to pursue his …

Is it safe to trick-or-treat in a pandemic?

With coronavirus among the scariest factors in communities across the state this year, many Glen Cove parents are wondering whether it’s safe to take their children trick-or-treating on Halloween.

Hearing on 2021 budget, which pierces tax levy

At Tuesday night’s City Council meeting, a public hearing was held about piercing the tax levy in order to meet the $64,265,670 budget for 2021, which included raises in salaries for personnel as per union contracts and cuts in city employees. 

Wilson, a Korean War veteran from Glen Cove, will be missed by community

Vicki Wilson said that her father, Willibe Wilson Jr., saw the good in everyone. “My father never met anyone that he didn’t like,” Wilson said. “There was always something good. Nobody was really bad. If he was your friend, he was your friend to the end.”

Real estate market heats up

At a showing last Sunday, coronavirus guidelines were taped on the entrance to the yellow two-family house at 4 Ave. B in Locust Valley. Mary Stanco, a real estate agent with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Laffey International Realty, was waiting inside with a mask on. There were Covid-19 disclosure forms on the kitchen counter.

Village Square celebrated with ribbon cutting in Glen Cove

The Village Square plaza on Brewster Street was the scene of another ribbon cutting this past week, with the prior one occurring on Sept. 25 at Harbor Landing. Both marked RXR Realty’s Garvies Point developments.

International Coastal Cleanup comes to Pryibil Beach

Each year in the fall, hundreds of thousands of people in more than 75 countries remove trash from beaches and waterways, taking part in the Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup.

Editorial

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?

Editorial

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.”

Randi Kreiss

When real-life horrors outdo Halloween

Really, could you make up Donald Trump if he didn’t already exist? What book publisher in their right mind or movie producer hoping for a hit would create a character as unlikely . . .

Op-Ed

We must protect Long Island’s schools

There is a storm brewing, and your child’s school is in its cross hairs. It’s not a hurricane or a tornado. It’s a fiscal tsunami, and it’s going to devastate the education system on Long Island unless Albany steps up and acts.

Alfonse D'Amato

Will Washington soon be unchecked and unbalanced?

Some who are opposed to Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination are blurring the line between confirming a justice to fill a vacancy and the so-called “packing” of the court. Using this nomination to justify court packing . . .