Pickleball raises funds for NOSH

A pickleball tournament held over the weekend raised more than $4,300 for a local food pantry in need of help. Alistair Wright, 16, a junior at Friends Academy in Locust Valley, is the founder of …

Bruce Blakeman takes office as Nassau County executive

Hundreds packed into the lobby of the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City on Monday as new County Executive Bruce Blakeman, County Comptroller Elaine Phillips and County Clerk Maureen O’Connell took their oaths of office.

Sea Cliff boutique supports small businesses

My Beautiful Mess boutique in Sea Cliff was founded in 2017, and officially opened its doors in March of 2018, creating opportunities for other small businesses by offering a place to sell their …

Many Oyster Bay businesses for mask mandate

Masks are once again required in all indoor public places in New York state, unless an establishment requires proof of full vaccination against the coronavirus, Gov. Kathy Hochul said on Dec. 10. The …

North Shore waiting on water appointees

Gov. Kathy Hochul signed the North Shore Water Authority Act into law Nov. 3, providing a path for the public acquisition of the privately owned NYAW, which serves roughly 124,000 Nassau residents, …

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.

G.C. eye doctor is set to retire, but will continue work overseas

After three and a half decades of helping to improve people’s eyesight, Dr. Robert Appel has decided to slow down. And while his hundreds of patients across the North Shore are sorry to see his …

Editorial

No school district should overturn mask mandate

In his first week on the job, Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman addressed the coronavirus pandemic in a way that can best be described as premature, if not downright foolhardy.

Op-Ed

How to teach about the Jan. 6 insurrection

National Public Radio and ABC News warn, “Teachers are on the front lines in the Jan. 6 culture war.”

Op-Ed

The Webb telescope is up, but who was James Webb?

On Christmas Day, NASA sent into space the James Webb telescope, which, if all works out as planned, will provide us with our first look into the beginning of time.

Randi Kreiss

Choosing to read hope in the crystal ball

What if we got knocked out of our socks by a brilliant turnabout in our national life? At the moment, “Happy New Year” rings hollow.

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 …