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Race for the Fifth State Senate District heats up

Two years after winning a seat in the State Senate, State Sen. Jim Gaughran, a Democrat, is seeking reelection as the representative of the Fifth State Senate District. He is being challenged by …

North Shore heroes battle the continuing pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has made heroes of so many people across the North Shore. From health care workers to nonprofit volunteers and residents who have simply wanted to make a difference, people …

Nina Popova, prolific dancer and Sea Cliff resident, dies at 97

Nina Popova spent her life in motion. As an infant, she fled the Bolsheviks. As a teen, she fled the Nazis. As an adult, she established herself as a world-class dancer, performing on Broadway, …

Two vie to win Assembly District 13 race

Two attorneys will face off on Nov. 3 to secure the North Shore’s District 13 assembly seat. Charles Lavine, a Democrat from Glen Cove, who is the incumbent, has served the community for 16 …

15th Assembly District candidates state their cases

A veteran assemblyman and a newcomer will vie for the North Shore’s District 15 assembly seat on Nov. 3. Incumbent Michael Montesano, a Republican from Glen Head, has spent the last decade …

John Kle takes over as new Kiwanis president

Sea Cliff native John Kle took the helm as the Kiwanis Club of North Shore’s new president on Thursday, a position which he will hold for the next year. Former president Roger Hill is set to …

Nick Pinto joins Sea Cliff board

In an uncontested election on Sept. 17, Nick Pinto became the newest member of the Sea Cliff village board of trustees. Pinto will enter his fourth year of public service in Sea Cliff, having spent …

Editorial

Breast screening is still a must, despite pandemic

There is perhaps no disease that strikes greater fear in the hearts of women than breast cancer. It is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths, behind lung cancer, and . . .

Op-Ed

MTA will risk much if it cuts service and hikes fares

Pat Foye, chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, has said that service on the Long Island Rail Road and Metro North could be reduced by as much as 50 percent — and bus and subway service by 40 percent — in the coming months if . . .

Op-Ed

Why can’t we work together?

I was asked by a local proprietor why so many educators vote Democratic. I asked, “How do you know they do?” He blithely answered, “Well, I read it in the paper.” Our brief exchange was a friendly one, but it reminded me . . .

Randi Kreiss

As if it couldn’t have gotten worse, he was contagious

Millions of Americans seem to be manifesting what has been called “insane” behavior: They keep doing the same thing over and over again, expecting a different and better result. They keep flouting coronavirus regulations . . .

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 …