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Herald Community Newspapers seek 2021 summer interns

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 …

First-of-its-kind mobile Covid-19 vaccination unit comes to Uniondale

March 31 marked a milestone in the Town of Hempstead's battle against Covid-19. At a news conference, Town Supervisor Don Clavin announced, “Ladies and gentlemen, you’re standing in …

Oceanside, Island Park officials, residents react to marijuana legalization

Many elected officials and community members offered varying opinions after New York state legalized recreational marijuana use last week.

Defense sets tone for Oceanside

With only one defeat and four goals allowed through seven games, Oceanside (3-1-3) is one of four teams in contention for the top spot in Nassau Conference AA-I girls’ soccer. “We have …

Bill to provide relief to New York American Water ratepayers stalls in Assembly

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.


Many calls, but little action on infrastructure

The potholes that used to greet us each spring, but now are with us year-round, remind us of the condition of our roads and bridges.

Scott Brinton

Dear politicians: Get your act together on gun control

John Kasich, the former Ohio governor who was roundly defeated in the 2016 Republican presidential primaries by Donald Trump, was doing that thing on March 25 that so many conservative politicians do . . .

Randi Kreiss

Dogs on Long Island get a leg up on Covid

While many humans are still waiting in lines for the Covid-19 vaccine, an unusual initiative has put our four-legged friends at the head of the pack.