North Shore Schools will require masks this fall

The North Shore School District released its reopening plan on Tuesday, hours after Gov. Kathy Hochul announced that she would institute a mask mandate for students at all schools in the state, and …

Fire destroys headquarters of NOSH

A fire that broke out at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 347 in Glen Cove on Tuesday morning will ultimately affect some 600 needy families not only in the city, but in Bayville, Glen Head, Locust …

Several 9/11 remembrance ceremonies planned

This Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. To commemorate the anniversary and pay tribute to the victims who died on that fateful day in New York, as well as those who …

Sea Cliff scouts head out for adventure of a lifetime

Sea Cliff Boy Scout Troop 43 recently braved the elements and hiked more than 20 miles over three days on their annual “high adventure” summer trip. The scouts hiked through the …

Teen helps raise $100,000 for kids’ hospital

Adam Laird, founder of the Adam Laird Junior Golf Academy at the North Shore Country Club in Glen Head, recently teamed up with 13-year-old Skylar Friedman for their third annual charity golf …

Sea Cliff Museum reopens

It has been a long, hard road for the Sea Cliff Museum during the past year. Shut down virtually overnight in March 2020 when the Covid pandemic struck, the museum has been unable to fulfill one of its major functions in the community — welcoming visitors to interpretive displays and exhibitions detailing facets of local history.

Pressure builds for state action on water rates

Advocates of a plan for a public takeover of New York American Water backed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo are on the move this week, hoping to forestall an impending May 1 rate increase and move the State Assembly to join the State Senate to act on their behalf.

Editorial

Vaccine race is a community-by-community effort

More than 80 percent of Nassau County adults have received at least their first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine. That’s excellent. Overall . . .

Editorial

And don’t forget your flu shot this year

With all the highly necessary talk about the Covid-19 vaccine, it would be easy to overlook the flu shot, which each of us should get every year, but only about half of us do.

Op-Ed

Reflections on race, racism and respect

Years ago, my wife and I walked onto a Martha Vineyard’s beach with my Cornell University advisee and his parents, only to be confronted by a white man asking where we thought we were going.

Scott Brinton

Memories of covering 9/11 haunt me still

My wife called soon after 9 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001, her voice measured but tense. I was half-awake, preparing myself for the day . . .

Randi Kreiss

Season of fire and flood slips into September

It has been a season of extremes, but after the floods, fires, winds, Covid surges, ICUs getting slammed, little ones getting sick, and the heat waves, one drumbeat persists . . .

Herald Inside LI hosts virus and vaccine webinar

A little over a week ago, the pandemic hit its global year anniversary, and on March 19, Nassau County reached 400 thousand residents who have received at least one dose of either the …

Herald Inside LI hosts College webinar on upcoming fall semester

As a result of the pandemic, colleges everywhere have had no choice but to make social and academic changes to their school settings. Students, faculty and staff have adapted to our new …