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Locust Valley High School grads socially distanced

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.

Town RFP could cause shakeup in bay hatcheries

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.

College grads from the North Shore seek jobs in a pandemic

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.

Wedding bells for an Oyster Bay couple amidst the coronavirus

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 visitation reopens with new guidelines

Glen Cove Hospital has resumed visitation hours with guidelines to keep employees, patients and visitors safe.

New drive-in movie series for children on Wednesdays

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.

Doggies indulge in whipped cream for a good cause  

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.

Editorial

Why we must commemorate Juneteenth

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 . . .

Editorial

Mark July Fourth by reading the Declaration

Next week, the Herald Community Newspapers will publish the Declaration of Independence and a likeness of the American flag. The Declaration will appear . . .

Op-Ed

Include Home Stability Support in the recovery phase

Stable neighborhoods are the backbone of every community. But in places like New York state, where housing costs continue to rise dramatically, housing stability is threatened for far too many . . .

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 …