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Early voting locations in Nassau County

Early voting begins in New York on Saturday, Oct. 24, and runs through Sunday, Nov. 1. The polling station in Wantagh has changed to 3484 Park Ave., and is located at the American Legion Post 1273. Daily times vary.

Criminal charges possible for disrupting TOB meetings

The Town of Oyster Bay last week passed a local law stating that anyone who disrupts a Town Board meeting can be arrested and charged criminally. Offenders could be subject to up to 15 days in jail. …

'The team behind the dream’ share pandemic nutrition tips

Ana Maria Nunez lost 20 pounds in three months by changing her diet, utilizing what she learned in the “Eating Smart Being Active” classes offered at the Locust Valley Library. Nunez, who …

NOSH, North Shore Soup Kitchen join forces at St. Rocco’s

Food provider NOSH and North Shore Soup Kitchen, which joined forces in July, have been feeding the local communities out of the Church of St. Rocco in Glen Cove since late August.

Suozzi and Santos vie for 3rd Congressional District

The race for the 3rd Congressional District is heating up as Election Day approaches. Incumbent U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi, an attorney and certified public accountant, would like to continue to pursue his …

Declaration from long ago seems just as relevant today

People living in the hamlet of Oyster Bay and those who love history, particularly that of the Revolutionary War, know about Robert Towns-end. He was a member of George Washington’s Culper Spy Ring, which historians credit with paving the way for a victory for the colonists over  the British. Raynham Hall, a museum in Oyster Bay, was once Townsend’s home. 

15th Assembly District candidates state their cases

A veteran assemblyman and a newcomer will vie for the North Shore’s District 15 assembly seat on Nov. 3. Incumbent Michael Montesano, a Republican from Glen Head, has spent the last decade …


Herd immunity, a recipe for further disaster

Consider the number 675,000 for a moment. That’s the number of people in the United States who died during the flu pandemic of 1918-19. Could the U.S. be headed for such widespread death again?


Say goodbye to ‘Lady’ on our sports pages

Late last month, we at the Herald were jolted when a senior at Kennedy High School, in Bellmore, called on school officials — and the local media — to stop referring to girls’ sports teams at Kennedy as the “Lady Cougars.”

Randi Kreiss

When real-life horrors outdo Halloween

Really, could you make up Donald Trump if he didn’t already exist? What book publisher in their right mind or movie producer hoping for a hit would create a character as unlikely . . .


We must protect Long Island’s schools

There is a storm brewing, and your child’s school is in its cross hairs. It’s not a hurricane or a tornado. It’s a fiscal tsunami, and it’s going to devastate the education system on Long Island unless Albany steps up and acts.