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BREAKING NEWS: Two Lynbrook schools to close Oct. 29 for contact tracing


Mount Sinai South Nassau hospital in Oceanside's latest Truth in Medicine poll shows residents are wary of Covid-19 vaccine

Nine months into a worldwide pandemic, less than half of metro area residents said they plan to get a Covid-19 vaccine when it becomes available, according to the latest Mount Sinai South Nassau public health poll.

Guest Column

Write it right: Advice for aspiring journalists

Learn, and create a mold. For the aspiring journalist, high school and college years are the best times to absorb, produce, find a writing niche and persist.

Lynbrook police, fire departments respond to overturned vehicle

Lynbrook firefighters and police officers responded to a car accident and overturned vehicle at the intersection of Merrick Road and Ocean Avenue on Oct. 17. 

East Rockaway VFW opens thrift shop to help with financial struggles

With veterans organizations being among the many local community groups struggling financially amid the coronavirus pandemic, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3350 in East Rockaway has launched its Veterans’ Thrift Shop.

Lynbrook Police Department program urges pedestrian safety

As a way to promote pedestrian safety and safer roadways, the Lynbrook Police Department is participating in the Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Mobilization program “Operation See, Be Seen” in the latter half of October.

Herald Endorsement

Re-elect Kathleen Rice in the 4th Congressional District

For 15 years, Kathleen Rice has worked hard to serve the public, first as the Nassau County District attorney and then as a member of Congress, and she deserves another term representing the 4th Congressional District. Though her opponent, Douglas Tuman, showed a commendable desire to serve in Congress, Rice is the more well-rounded, experienced candidate.

Ninth State Senate District: Re-elect Todd Kaminsky

The Ninth State Senate District includes a wide swath of southwestern Nassau County, from the sand in Long Beach to the streets of busy Rockville Centre, as well as portions of Valley Stream, Elmont and the Five Towns.

Herald Endorsements

Re-elect Judy Griffin in Assembly District 21

The Herald endorses State Assemblywoman Judy Griffin in the race for the seat in the 21st District. In her first term, Griffin has been a forceful advocate for her constituents in Albany, …

Herald Endorsement

Re-elect Miller in the 20th Assembly District

For the past four years, District 20 Assemblywoman Melissa “Missy” Miller, a Republican, has been in the minority party in the State Assembly, but that hasn’t stopped her from …