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Hempstead Town launches PPE initiative to aid local businesses

Standing alongside small business owners in Bellmore’s storied downtown district on Bedford Avenue, Hempstead Town Supervisor Donald Clavin and members of the town board announced a new …

Honorary Merrick Fire Department captain dies at 86

Though Martin Abrams never served as an officer of the Merrick Fire Department, he was someone younger volunteers looked up to. He led by example, never complained and strived to do the right thing, …

Nassau County athletes, parents rally for fall sports

On Friday, chants of “Let them play!” rang out from the Nassau BOCES Administrative Center, where Nassau school superintendents voted to postpone high school sports until Jan. 4 on …

Merrick 10-year-old celebrates a bioluminescent birthday

The streets of south Merrick seemed to glow last Thursday night as dozens of cars decked out in neon drove by Jordana Kohen’s house on James Street in celebration of her 10th birthday. The …

Bellmore-JFK alum lands 'Monday Night Football' gig

Steve Levy got a taste of the “Monday Night Football” broadcast booth last September when he served as the play-by-play commentator for the Denver Broncos-Oakland Raiders game in Week One …

Calhoun High School alumna ‘Fighting for the Girls’

Calhoun High School alumna Elizabeth Fitzpatrick was showering in March when she felt an olive-sized lump in her right breast. An ultrasound determined the mass was a cluster of “complicated …

Two Merrick restaurants shutter amid Covid-19 pandemic

Two standout Merrick restaurants are saying goodbye to local diners as the coronavirus pandemic continues to flip the hospitality industry on its head. The owners of Left Coast Kitchen & …

Send the Herald your stories, photos of how you're coping with the coronavirus

The coronavirus outbreak has vastly altered our daily routines. Parents are at home. Children are at home. College students are at home. All must stay put, we are told, for now. People are making …

Editorial

This Sept. 11, we mourn more deeply than ever

For those who lived in the New York metropolitan area when the World Trade Center was attacked by terrorists, Sept. 11 is a day that will “live in infamy,” to quote President Franklin D. Roosevelt . . .

Op-Ed

Returning to Long Island’s segregated schools

As the new school year begins, students, teachers and parents are understandably focused on the immediate issue of how schools are reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic. But . . .

Op-Ed

Deliver the letter. The sooner, the better.

Meet at the mailbox, we told our kids when they walked up the block to wait for the school bus. Those were the elementary school years when the yellow bus hauled them off to . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

The economy needs emergency attention now

Three-quarters of a year into 2020, let’s all pray that the end of Covid-19 is mercifully within view. Great progress is being made . . .