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Sea Cliff Library gets $50,000 grant

With a recent $50,000 New York state grant, Sea Cliff Village Library officials plan to purchase new furniture, carpeting and front doors, and expand the teen space, library Director Camille Purcell …

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 …

A new Gold Coast Library is proposed for Glen Head

The Gold Coast Library board of trustees last week announced plans to purchase land and build a new library at 180 Glen Head Road in Glen Head. Library Director Mike Morea said the entire project …

Glen Head man arrested in $1 million Ponzi scheme

A former investment broker from Glen Head has been arrested for allegedly swindling friends and neighbors out of more than $1 million in a Ponzi scheme. Rand Heckler, 55, was arraigned Wednesday …

Race for the Fifth State Senate District heats up

Two years after winning a seat in the State Senate, State Sen. Jim Gaughran, a Democrat, is seeking reelection as the representative of the Fifth State Senate District. He is being challenged by …

North Shore heroes battle the continuing pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has made heroes of so many people across the North Shore. From health care workers to nonprofit volunteers and residents who have simply wanted to make a difference, people …

Two vie to win Assembly District 13 race

Two attorneys will face off on Nov. 3 to secure the North Shore’s District 13 assembly seat. Charles Lavine, a Democrat from Glen Cove, who is the incumbent, has served the community for 16 …

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.

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 …