The legalization of marijuana in New York state was met last week with mixed reactions from community members and elected officials.
Legislation in the state budget that would have made a public takeover of New York American Water possible while bringing rate relief to customers stalled in the Assembly after being approved by the Senate.
A developer who is seeking to build a 210-unit apartment complex at the site of the vacant Mangrove Feather factory has invited the community to take part in two meet-and-greets to learn more about the project and offer input.
On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Jessica Kern, then 18, stood at the window of Tower Five of the World Trade Center, where she worked at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and witnessed the worst terrorist attack in American history. Fires erupted into vicious infernos, debris flew far and wide, and people leapt from the towers’ top floors.
Many community members are upset after The Diocese of Rockville Centre announced that the St. Raymond School will close in June.
Herald Community Newspapers is seeking 2021 summer interns for our 18 community-based publications that stretch across Nassau County’s South Shore, from Valley Stream to Seaford, and Long Beach …
A look back at the days before there was a Department of Public Works in Lynbrook.
For a moment, it appeared as though Oyster Bay could pull off one of the nicest upsets in program history. But in the end, East Rockaway’s powerful rushing game and stubborn defense proved too …
In the first few months of the pandemic, over the summer in late June, Lynbrook resident Marion Schwaner, 26, started her own business called To Tie-Dye for Clothing — which involves …
The Lynbrook Council of PTAs is “paving a path” toward a brighter future for all kindergarten through 12th grade students in the community.
Now that state lawmakers in Albany have legalized recreational marijuana, it’s time to ensure that public safety, public health and quality-of-life concerns are addressed as part of the rollout process.
We Americans have experienced a horrible year since the coronavirus invaded out shores. We’ve been confined to our homes, prohibited from traveling . . .
I married an older man, and this week he’s turning 75. When we met, I was 14 and he was 15.