As libraries on the North Shore slowly reopen, it is becoming possible for them to add more traditional services to the virtual programs that have become prevalent in the past few months. With caution and creativity, these libraries are taking steps to continue offering their popular summer programs and reach their communities in new ways.
A new Nassau County initiative aiming to foster a dialogue between police and community activists has gained the support of local leaders in its early stages.
The Freedom Schooner “Amistad America” will be visiting Oyster Bay July 11 and July 12 at the town dock at the western end of Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park. The ship is a 130-foot schooner and an exact replica of the original “LaAmistad.” The movie “Amistad “ was loosely based on this boat’s story.
Friends of the Bay and The WaterFront Center are partnering on an exciting new event, the First Kayak Conservation Cruise, on Saturday, July 18 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. (Rain date: July 19).
The OBEN Elementary PTA coordinated a 6th grade moving-up drive through at James H. Vernon School on June 15 that the students will likely never forget. With the thumping rhythm of party music …
Locust Valley High School graduates experienced a unique graduation on Monday, but some components of the day remained the same. Seniors wore caps and gowns and were accompanied by their families, though this year guests were limited, and as the graduates made their way to their seats outside the high school they did so socially distanced.
The Town of Oyster Bay sent out a request for proposals last month that could cause some major changes in the ways shellfish are grown and harvested in town-owned areas on the bottom of Oyster Bay.
The task of entering the workforce is inherently daunting, but the effects of the coronavirus pandemic are adding new obstacles to this already difficult process.
The bride wore white, a dress she bought on the internet, and her wedding band was her grandmother’s. The groom’s ring arrived in the mail courtesy of his father, who lives in Arizona. And a friend brought a beautiful bouquet of flowers because the florists were all closed. When the actual ceremony was held it was beautiful, even amidst the coronavirus pandemic, perhaps because love conquers all.
Glen Cove Hospital has resumed visitation hours with guidelines to keep employees, patients and visitors safe.
After hosting a successful drive-in movie series in June, Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino and the Town Board have approved a new drive-in movies series for children this July and August.
A “Puppuccino,” a free cup of whipped cream, can be ordered at select Starbucks for dogs and it’s a big hit among canines. Nassau County Legislator Josh Lafazan, a dog-lover, wanted to bring the dog-friendly treat to the North Shore for a good cause.
On April 9, 1865, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Courthouse in Virginia, ending the Civil War . . .
Next week, the Herald Community Newspapers will publish the Declaration of Independence and a likeness of the American flag. The Declaration will appear . . .
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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 …