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Supporting Glen Cove’s Black business owners and leaders

In Glen Cove, organizations, business pages and residents have taken to social media to inquire about local Black-owned businesses.

School and community officials honor Glen Cove High School Class of 2020 through car parade

The Glen Cove High School Class of 2020 was celebrated by City of Glen Cove leaders, Glen Cove City School District faculty and staff as well as onlookers at a car parade on June 18.

Phase Three reopening now under way in Glen Cove

Nassau began Phase Three reopening of businesses May 24, and Glen Cove merchants said they were thrilled.

Attorney from Glen Head offers free legal services to arrested protesters

On the same day Mahir Nisar, a civil rights attorney from Glen Head, marched along with thousands of protesters against police brutality through the neighborhoods of Glen Cove and Sea Cliff on June 7, he published a tweet offering free legal services to peaceful protesters that were arrested.

Supporting Glen Cove’s local Black-owned businesses  

Rev. Roger Williams of First Baptist Church of Glen Cove came to the city in 1999, when he said there were few black businesses. “That is still the situation,” he said. “The narrative that I have received over the years from people who grew up in Glen Cove is that there were more black owned businesses and the entrepreneurial spirit was common. The question of how that spirit diminished is met with a myriad of reasons.”

New Glen Cove Hospital unit to aid recovering Covid-19 patients

The unit, which cost roughly $1 million to construct, provides up to 16 patients at a time with respiratory and physical therapy, along with round-the-clock care by physicians, nurses and dietitians.

Glen Cove Chamber of Commerce encourages shopping local for Father’s Day

With Father’s Day around the corner, Glen Cove Chamber of Commerce President Lisa Cohn is encouraging city residents to shop local. 

Editorial

Why we must commemorate Juneteenth

On April 9, 1865, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Courthouse in Virginia, ending the Civil War . . .

Editorial

Mark July Fourth by reading the Declaration

Next week, the Herald Community Newspapers will publish the Declaration of Independence and a likeness of the American flag. The Declaration will appear . . .

Op-Ed

Going to the doctor in a Covid-19 world

Most people don’t like going to the doctor. The truth? Even doctors don’t like going to doctors.

Op-Ed

Include Home Stability Support in the recovery phase

Stable neighborhoods are the backbone of every community. But in places like New York state, where housing costs continue to rise dramatically, housing stability is threatened for far too many . . .

Op-Ed

It’s time to un-pause Nassau County

The coronavirus will be with us for the foreseeable future. The shutdown we have been struggling with has been painful, inconvenient and sad. We have seen . . .