Seniors food program stymied

Life for the roughly 60 residents at the Michael Valente housing project, on National Boulevard in Long Beach, is never easy. Many are in their late 60s or 70s, and have been retired from low-income …

Bishop to be honored at Episcopal Gala

When he was a young man, Isaac R. Melton Jr. lived in the fast lane: he worked on Wall Street and partied. But at a club one night with his friends, Melton had an epiphany. This was not the life …

Finding true love at Lido Kosher Deli

When a young Bonnie Gershenfeld walked into the Lido Kosher Deli one night 34 years ago, she was on a date with a lawyer but spotted a man wearing a dirty white apron. Two disparate thoughts popped …

Heralds seek 2020 summer interns

Herald Community Newspapers is seeking 2020 and summer interns for our 18 community-based publications that stretch across Nassau County’s South Shore, from Valley Stream to Seaford, and Long …

Long Beach Firefighters put out church blaze

Long Beach Firefighters put out a blaze at the Cruzada Evangelica Misionera Church on Long Beach Boulevard Monday afternoon. According to Long Beach Fire Chief Rich DiGiacomo, the department …

Bay Park sewage project moves ahead

Officials are eyeing Oct. 29, 2022 — the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Sandy — as a completion date for the Bay Park Conveyance Project, now that they have sent out a request for qualifications to interested design-and-build teams.

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Long Beach attorney calling her own shots

From the time she began studying law, Long Beach resident Brittney Borruso knew she wanted to be her own boss. After graduating Cardozo Law School in 2013, she “made the leap” and launched …

Corrected: There's nothing to fear in bail-reform law

New York state’s new, long-overdue bail reform law, which passed last April and took effect Jan. 1, is desperately needed. Changes to the law were last made in 1971. Requiring anyone and …