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Teen studies her age group’s Covid resilience

Some high school students have responded to the stresses of the coronavirus pandemic by hunkering down at home in front of a computer. Carmela Musso, 17, has taken the opposite tack. The …

With teens’ help, SMART911 service comes to the hamlet

When an ambulance arrives to assist someone, medical information is shared with emergency medical technicians before the vehicle heads to a hospital. Town Councilwoman Vicki Walsh said she has always …

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 …

Recognizing a fallen hero

This month, a bill is being considered in the Nassau County Legislature to rename a portion of Forest Avenue, in Locust Valley, Sgt. Robert Hendriks Way. The measure would honor the life and service …

Oyster Bay High School’s ‘Songs for a New World,’ a hit

Students at Oyster Bay High School shared their talents in a live production of “Songs for a New World” last weekend, participating in the cast, orchestra, set design and stage crew. The …

Glen Cove Hospital and Covid, one year later

Toni Kessel said she remained grateful for her husband, William, and considers herself fortunate he retired in December. She also appreciates her boss, County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton, for …

‘An angel’ helps book Covid vaccines

The rollout of Covid 19 vaccines in recent months has been confusing for many, with vaccine availability shifting and poorly orchestrated, the requirements changing for who can get it and when, and …

Editorial

High-speed rail for L.I. deserves public support

With the Biden administration pushing a $2 trillion national infrastructure plan, what once seemed like a fantasy — high-speed rail for the Northeast — is slowly, steadily becoming a distinct possibility . . .

Editorial

Should municipalities opt out on marijuana?

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, once an ardent detractor of any measure to legalize recreational marijuana, last week signed the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act . . .

Randi Kreiss

Oldies but goodies have the right stuff

I married an older man, and this week he’s turning 75. When we met, I was 14 and he was 15.

Op-Ed

New York has legalized marijuana. What now?

Now that state lawmakers in Albany have legalized recreational marijuana, it’s time to ensure that public safety, public health and quality-of-life concerns are addressed as part of the rollout process.