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North Shore residents try to fathom what happened at the Capitol on Wednesday

The Capitol was breached by insurrectionists Wednesday afternoon during a debate over certification of Electoral College results at approximately 3:45 p.m. Members of Congress were instructed to …

Nassau Congress members react to Capitol violence

U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi, of Glen Cove, was in the House of Representatives chamber when the Capitol was breached Wednesday afternoon. A debate over certification of Electoral College results in the presidential race was just getting under way, sometime between 3 and 4 p.m.. Then, abruptly, members of Congress were instructed to retrieve the gas masks from under their chairs.

Telling time, and an important story, at HMTC

When Andrea Bolender, of Glen Head, took over as chair of the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County in September, she said that one of her missions would be to promote the idea of …

Sea Cliff Village Museum receives $10,000 donation

The Sea Cliff Village Museum has received a $10,000 donation from a trust set up by Dick Manuel, a former resident who died in 2010, and his wife, Marjorie. Courtney Chambers, the museum director, …

Jaime Teich loves her neighbors like no other

Jaime Teich, of Sea Cliff, embodies the mantra, “Love thy neighbor.” Through the Love Your Neighbor Project, a nonprofit that she started in May in response to the coronavirus …

New tax rule benefits seniors and disabled

Many seniors and people with disabilities have been isolated during the coronavirus pandemic. Following a unanimous vote by the Nassau County Legislature on Dec. 23, they can forgo their annual …

Sea Cliff Fire Department wrestles house fire on Downing Avenue

The Sea Cliff Fire Department received an alarm at 1:19 a.m. on Dec. 17 alerting them of a house fire next to 110 Downing Ave. First Assistant Chief Jim Ajamian was the first to reach the blaze, …

Editorial

It’s high time truth prevails once again

Joseph Goebbels, Nazi Germany’s short, mercurial, ruthless propaganda minister, was known to many as the “poison dwarf.” By all accounts, he was insanely obsessive and manipulative, …

Editorial

Please, get vaccinated when it’s your turn

On Monday, New York entered Phase 1b of the state’s Covid-19 vaccination program, meaning that first responders, public safety and transit workers and . . .

Jerry Kremer

How long will we suffer, and how well will we heal?

It’s now nearly a year since the Trump administration learned that a deadly virus was making its way into our country. During that period, the White House and many governors have engaged in a political wrestling match . . .

Randi Kreiss

Saving our sanity and our souls through books

It nearly killed me. One of my grandkids said they “hate” books. They don’t read books except when one is assigned in school. Given the options of smartphones, TV and computers . . .

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 …