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Graduates to get the ‘pomp and circumstance’ they deserve

It has been a rough year for graduating seniors across the country during the coronavirus pandemic, with multiple activities cancelled, schools closed and in person graduations cancelled. A decision by the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Central School District to postpone graduation until Aug 1 has been a source of relief and joy for many seniors, and their parents too. And the graduation will be a live one, held on the grounds of Oyster Bay High School.

Kamp, woman who helped widows live again, dies

Ellen Kamp became a widow in 2006, when her husband, photographer Eric Camp died. Three years later she co-founded the W Connection, a non-profit for widows, with Dawn Nargi, of Manhattan. Kamp helped many widows during her lifetime to rebuild their lives and made friends with several along the way. The Sea Cliff resident’s death on April 25 from ovarian cancer is a loss that continues to be felt by many.

Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center promoting “Viral: Antisemitism in Four Mutations”

The Gold Coast Arts Center in Great Neck is partnering with the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County, along with numerous local synagogues to promote the “Community Focus on …

Despite hurdles from Covid-19, Locust Valley High School sets sights on August prom

Locust Valley High School plans to hold its prom at the Swan Club in Roslyn on August 6, after the venue offered to host the event free of charge for students. The high school originally planned …

Long Island begins Phase One reopening Wednesday: Cuomo

As projected, Long Island began the Phase One reopening of its battered economy on Wednesday, paving the way for construction and wholesale trade companies to restart operations, along with retailers for curbside pickup only.

Small celebrations in Oyster Bay, Bayville and Locust Valley on Memorial Day during Covid-19

Although Governor Andrew said at his daily briefing on Tuesday that Memorial Day ceremonies can now take place this coming weekend decisions not to hold a parade will not change in Oyster Bay, Locust …

What it’s like to be Tom Suozzi during the coronavirus pandemic

By his own account, U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi is extremely busy. There’s his work in Washington, where he fights for funding for New York, and his many local responsibilities in Glen Cove, …


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Remembering our warriors’ sacrifices

We marked Memorial Day on Monday, honoring all those who died in military service to our nation. It was a holiday unlike past years . . .

Randi Kreiss

Sometimes the right notes unlock the heart

Just take those old records off the shelf. I’ll sit and listen to ’em by myself.


It’s time to un-pause Nassau County

The coronavirus will be with us for the foreseeable future. The shutdown we have been struggling with has been painful, inconvenient and sad. We have seen . . .

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 …