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.


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 . . .


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 …


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.


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.