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BREAKING NEWS: Glen Head resident first New Yorker to be diagnosed with South African strain of Covid-19

Joe Johnson, Glen Cover and Tuskegee Airman, dies at 95

William Joe Johnson has a special place in the annals of Glen Cove: He will go down in American history as a member of the Tuskegee Airmen, a group of Black fighter pilots who served in the U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II. Formed in 1941, the regiment was the first of its kind, because Black men had never been permitted to fly military planes.

Suozzi pushes for repeal of SALT cap

U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi has been fighting relentlessly to restore the full federal income tax deduction for state and local taxes, capped at $10,000 by former President Trump in his 2017 tax reform package. The SALT cap, which includes property taxes, has hit Long Islanders hard.

New emergency response center opens in Theodore Roosevelt Park

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino joined New York State Assemblyman Michael Montesano and Public Safety Commissioner Justin McCaffrey on Jan. 19 to unveil a new emergency operations center …

Gaughran seeking state regulation of LIPA

State Sen. Jim Gaughran, a Democrat from Northport whose district includes Sea Cliff, Glen Head and Glenwood Landing, introduced legislation in the Senate on Jan. 26 to restore oversight control of …

Massive nor’easter sweeps across the North Shore

A massive nor'easter out of the west swept across Long Island early Monday, and prognosticators say it could drop up to a foot or more of snow across the area by Tuesday, with wind gusts expected to …

Fighting ‘two pandemics,’ anti-Semitism and Covid

The Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County held a Virtual Gala Concert on Tuesday evening, complete with tears, touching remarks and songs performed by Israeli cantor and “Les Misérables” star Dudu Fisher.

Racing to get the vaccine

When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued the first emergency-use authorization for a vaccine that could prevent Covid-19 on Dec. 11, it created a light at the end of a very long, dark …


Recalling injustice during Black History Month

During February, Black History Month, we celebrate the great African-American political and civil rights leaders, scientists, artists, poets, movie stars and athletes. But we must also pause to recall America's dark past . . .

Randi Kreiss

Creating your pandemic time capsule

If time is really relative and there are time travelers out there from the future thinking about where to visit, do not, I repeat, do not go back to 2020.

Jerry Kremer

Balancing the real world with the fake

If you spend any portion of your day watching the news on television, you’re no doubt confused about what is taking place in Washington. In a moment of reflection, it dawned on me that we are living in two worlds.

Randi Kreiss

Post-inauguration: So, how are we doing?

Hallelujah. That says it for me. Great relief, writ small. How do we feel safe again after the anxiety of the last four years? The inauguration of Joe Biden and the restoration of a functioning government feel right, but . . .

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 …