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Criminal charges possible for disrupting TOB meetings

The Town of Oyster Bay last week passed a local law stating that anyone who disrupts a Town Board meeting can be arrested and charged criminally. Offenders could be subject to up to 15 days in jail. …

Lack of social distancing at Bayville Scream Park

Last weekend, the actors and props weren’t the scariest things at Bayville Scream Park, a popular Halloween destination in Bayville. It was the lack of social distancing and long wait times that left many park-goers frightened and frustrated.

Save the Sound ‘report card’ grades the North Shore’s bays

Representatives of the Long Island Sound environmental action group Save the Sound joined elected officials and other environmental activists at a news conference in Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park …

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 …

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 …

15th Assembly District candidates state their cases

A veteran assemblyman and a newcomer will vie for the North Shore’s District 15 assembly seat on Nov. 3. Incumbent Michael Montesano, a Republican from Glen Head, has spent the last decade …

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 …

Re-elect Suozzi in 3rd Congressional District

Hearing and then considering opinions different from one’s own in a very divided country is what is needed most among our elected leaders. Where divisiveness has become the norm, U.S. Rep. Tom …

Re-elect Gaughran in 5th Senate District

State Sen. Jim Gaughran, a Democrat from Northport, has made it his mission to focus on the needs of his constituents in his first term in the Senate, and it is clear from his advocacy that he has …

Vote for Assemblyman Charles Lavine

New York State Assemblyman Charles Lavine is committed to serving his constituents. As chairman of the Assembly Standing Committee on Election Law, he is working to add early-voting sites to the …

Re-elect Montesano in the 15th Assembly District

For the past decade, State Assemblyman Michael Montesano, a Republican from Glen Head, has expertly served the constituents of the 15th District. His experience as a New York City police detective, …

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 …