Blakeman wins county executive's seat after absentee count

Town of Hempstead Councilman Bruce Blakeman, a Republican, retained his Election Night lead over Democratic Nassau County Executive Laura Curran after all absentee ballots were counted on Nov. 15, finishing with a 2,150-vote lead.

Bill signed to take water service public

The long-awaited legislation to create a pathway for the public takeover of New York American Water — a private water supplier serving ratepayers in Sea Cliff, Glen Head and other Town of …

Commissioner dismisses appeal to overturn 2020 North Shore school election results

The results of last year’s budget and trustee election in the North Shore Central District stands. New York State Commissioner of Education Betty Rosa dismissed an appeal to overturn the results of the June 2020 North Shore budget vote and trustee election results in September, bringing the 14-month-long case to a close.

O.B. Town budget raises questions for residents

Oyster Bay’s Town Board held a hearing on Oct. 19 to discuss Supervisor Joseph Saladino’s proposed budget of roughly $311 million for 2022, and to answer any questions or comments from …

Lafazan holds onto his seat after absentee count

s a legislator in the Nassau County Legislature when he was 23, making him the youngest-ever to hold the position, has unofficially won his bid for a third term. After the absentee ballots were …

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 …

Op-Ed

Slavery on L.I.: We should talk about it in school

I recently joined five Long Island high school students for a visit to the Joseph Lloyd Manor in Lloyd Harbor, the 18th-century site where many enslaved people of African descent lived.

Op-Ed

This Thanksgiving, give what you can

This Thanksgiving is shaping up to be one of the most difficult in a long time for many Long Island families who were adversely affected by the economic calamity brought on by the pandemic.

Jerry Kremer

Political mischief while you’re sleeping

To the relief of many in the political world, the 2021 elections are behind us. Whether your candidate won or lost . . .

Randi Kreiss

Sticks and stones — words can never harm me

You cannot burn a book in 2021. You can burn the paper and the ink and the cardboard, but in our world of e-books, you cannot ever kill the words and ideas that an author created.

Randi Kreiss

Sticks and stones — words can never harm me

You cannot burn a book in 2021. You can burn the paper and the ink and the cardboard, but in our world of e-books, you cannot ever kill the words and ideas that an author created.

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 …