Heralds seek 2020 summer interns

Herald Community Newspapers is seeking 2020 and summer interns for our 18 community-based publications that stretch across Nassau County’s South Shore, from Valley Stream to Seaford, and Long …

Rockville Centre Coalition for Youth awarded with non-opioid options grant to educate community

A new grant, awarded to the Rockville Centre Coalition for Youth, will help the group promote alternatives to opioid use.

Man arrested, charged with St. Agnes Cathedral burglaries

A Queens Village man was arrested Wednesday in connection with three instances of burglary at St. Agnes Cathedral, two in August 2019 and one in January.

Northwell opens mental health center for teens in Rockville Centre

Losing a friend is never easy. And when the death is self-inflicted by a young, popular person, it is incomprehensible for the loved ones left behind. When South Side High School junior Madison Gamberg lost her best friend last year, she was shocked.

Ryan Patrick O'Shea Foundation fosters dialogue about suicide

Suicide is a difficult topic to discuss, but for the O’Shea family, talking about it is the best way to heal, and to help others. For nearly a year, the Ryan Patrick O’Shea Foundation, based in Rockville Centre, has been raising awareness of this growing problem, and was recognized by the State Legislature in Albany last month for its efforts to promote suicide prevention. On Jan. 14, the Legislature adopted a resolution commending the foundation for its focus on mental health awareness and reducing self-destructive behavior though support and education.