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Herald Community Newspapers seek 2021 summer interns

Herald Community Newspapers is seeking 2021 summer interns for our 18 community-based publications that stretch across Nassau County’s South Shore, from Valley Stream to Seaford, and Long Beach …

North Shore adopts 2021-22 school budget

The North Shore Board of Education unanimously adopted a 2021-22 budget of roughly $111.6 million at its March 25 meeting. The spending plan, which residents will vote on on May 18, is about $1.3 …

North Shore High School students to return full-time this month

North Shore High School students are expected to return to in-person learning this month, Superintendent Dr. Peter Giarrizzo announced via a district-wide email on March 26. The proposal was brought …

Elena Villafane is Sea Cliff’s new mayor

Sea Cliff Village Trustee and Deputy Mayor Elena Villafane will become the next mayor on April 5. Despite running unopposed, she garnered 826 votes on March 16. “I’m so excited,” …

North Shore restaurants welcome increased indoor capacity

New York state loosened its Covid-19 regulations for indoor dining last week, allowing restaurants to increase their capacity from 50 to 75 percent. Restaurateurs in Sea Cliff and Glen Head said they …

Epstein, Versocki win trustee seats on the Sea Cliff Village Board

Incumbent Sea Cliff Village Trustee Dina Epstein and challenger James Versocki came out on top following Tuesday’s election, garnering 699 and 582 votes respectively to win a seat on the …

Parents seeking to brighten senior year at North Shore High School

Lisa Albanese’s daughter, Gianna, a North Shore High School senior, is her fourth child to study in the North Shore School District. But Albanese, of Glen Head, said the pandemic has made …

We’ll talk soon, just maybe not tomorrow

One of the most consistent criticisms I have received from my editors at the Herald over the past two and a half years is that I’m too wordy. I tend to let my emotional approach to writing get …

Editorial

Should municipalities opt out on marijuana?

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, once an ardent detractor of any measure to legalize recreational marijuana, last week signed the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act . . .

Randi Kreiss

Oldies but goodies have the right stuff

I married an older man, and this week he’s turning 75. When we met, I was 14 and he was 15.

Op-Ed

New York has legalized marijuana. What now?

Now that state lawmakers in Albany have legalized recreational marijuana, it’s time to ensure that public safety, public health and quality-of-life concerns are addressed as part of the rollout process.

Send the Herald your stories, photos of how you're coping with the coronavirus

The coronavirus outbreak has vastly altered our daily routines. Parents are at home. Children are at home. College students are at home. All must stay put, we are told, for now. People are making …