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Griffin wins a second term representing Assembly District 21

After a tight race, Judy Griffin has won a second term representing Assembly District 21. Griffin, a Democrat from Rockville Centre, defeated Republican challenger Patricia Canzoneri-Fitzpatrick, …

Polito named acting superintendent for RVC Rec Center

In her nearly 20 years as an employee of the Village of Rockville Centre’s Recreation Department, Karen Polito has worn her share of hats, including tennis instructor, preschool teacher, preschool director and program director.

Athletic Trainer advocates for diversity in field

LaTonja Lee, the Diversity and Inclusion Committee chair for the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA), is using her personal and professional experiences to implement new initiatives, outreach, and opportunities for minority communities to become involved in the athletic training profession.

South Side athletes sign letters of intent

Seven South Side student-athletes, including five who missed playing their respective sport for the high school teams in the spring of 2020 due to the pandemic, inked their national letters of intent to compete at the next level and begin a new chapter in their lives.

Sandel Center reopens to seniors

When the Sandel Center was forced to close to members in March because of the coronavirus pandemic,  social isolation in the senior population was a big concern. The center did what it could to stay in contact with members, and finally reopened on Nov. 9, a move that was welcomed by staff and members alike.


Celebrating our Hometown Heroes

In mid-May, as the coronavirus pandemic raged in New York, the Heralds undertook what became a monumental project to feature each week the front-line heroes . . .


Why returning to the Paris accord is good for L.I.

President-elect Joseph Biden recently committed to re-entering the 2015 Paris Agreement to limit carbon dioxide emissions worldwide, which President Trump pulled the U.S. out of in June 2017.

Randi Kreiss

We’re on Trump time for another seven weeks

Half of me never wants to write or speak the name Trump again. Half of me wants to finish the work I started nearly four years ago . . .