North Shore kids win big at karate nationals in Illinois

Five North Shore students won medals at the annual USA National Karate Championships and Team Trials Sept. 1-5 in Schaumburg, Ill., hosted by the USA National Karate-do Federation. Four of the five …

As Afghan War comes to end, local vets feel betrayal, anger

Many of the more than 4 million American armed forces veterans or active-duty personnel who have served in the 20 years since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11 are battling a sense of heartbreak, …

Remembering the 9/11 lost

Michele Puckett-Formolo remembers her father as a man who could light up a room. That quality is one of the things she misses most about him, 20 years later, since the light went out on John F. …

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 …

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

Election season is upon us once again — vote!

Each election season, we invite political candidates to the Heralds' Garden City office for an hour-long meeting to hear their ideas and views before deciding whom we will endorse. This year will be no different.

Op-Ed

The rough road ahead this school year

I recently took part in a WABC-TV special, “Back to School: Learning During a Pandemic,” hosted by Lauren Glassberg. The participants included . . .

Jerry Kremer

What’s next for two sharp, young county executives?

In New York state, over 5,000 people hold titles such as mayor, supervisor, sheriff, chief of police and others, and these office holders are responsible for the good and welfare of their citizens. Other than New York City’s mayor . . .

Randi Kreiss

Feel-good, do-good work: Here’s the plan

Your teenager sets aside his phone, his iPad, his computer, his tricked-out sneakers, her makeup palette, her micro shorts, his ratty T-shirt, her addiction to Instagram, his obsession with TikTok, and they leave home . . .

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 …