Editorial

Fight school violence with a unified voice

There is seemingly no place safer than home, but schools are supposed to be the next best thing.

Op-Ed

Why must we risk our lives to go to school?

Our country mourned the tragic events of a school massacre — again. But the day after the shooting in Uvalde . . .

Opinions

Letters to the Editor: East Rockaway, Lynbrook

That’s Jerry Kremer for youTo the Editor:Judging from the title of his column, “Will I have to hold my nose when I cast my ballot?” in last week’s Herald, I thought for sure …

Events

LIRR’s Grand Central connection gets closer

From a project nearly 25 years in the making, commuters looking to connect with Manhattan through the Long Island Rail Road will soon have a new option: Grand Central Terminal. The new …

It’s time to nominate a Long Island Red Cross hero

Do you know a hero? Someone who took extraordinary action to save a life or perform an unselfish and extraordinary act for a family member, friend, co-worker or a stranger? An act that changed a person’s destiny, or made a community impact.

Pearsall Project stirs up Cedarhurst neighbors

Nearly every resident who spoke in opposition to the proposed Pearsall Project in Cedarhurst at a public hearing on June 8 reflected the anger that community members expressed as far back as a meeting last August.

Safety

PSEG asks for caution while using balloons

Shiny, metallic Mylar balloons are a mainstay of celebrations such as graduations, weddings, Father’s Day and religious occasions that happen during the next few months. While they are festive, …

Cantor Galina Makaveyev honored by Temple Israel of Lawrence

Overcoming a dearth of Jewish education in her native Ukraine, Hewlett resident Galina Makaveyev became a cantor, and celebrated her 20th anniversary in that role at Temple Israel of Lawrence after the synagogue’s June 3 Shabbos service.