S.C. Elementary pays tribute to first responders

The students at Sea Cliff Elementary School met hometown heroes Monday, when volunteers from the Sea Cliff Fire Department came by to help the children celebrate First Responder Day, answering their …

Batter-up for traditional 19th century baseball

Baseball has dramatically changed in the past 100 years. Back in the 19th century, the game used to be played with minimal equipment. No gloves and lighter bats were the only way to play and it was …

Cooking couple create community with culinary finesse

For many Americans, the pandemic was a time to huddle in the house, for fear of going outside where the threat of the virus lurked. But for some, like Jay and Tanya Potter of Sea Cliff, the …

Posing, wax-like, as their heroes

Glen Head Elementary School was chock-full of historical figures on June 1, when the school’s third-grade students staged their annual Wax Museum for their classmates and families. Titans of …

Insurance carriers will now pay for EMS

Budget offers relief from cost of emergency medical service

Gov. Kathy Hochul’s state budget offers savings for volunteer fire departments. The Emergency Medical Service Cost Recovery Act will help fire department ambulances recover the cost of …

Best friends NSHS’s valedictorian and salutatorian

Kate Gilliam and Emma Nelson never expected to be named North Shore High School’s valedictorian and salutatorian. When the two best friends were called into the principal’s office last …

Intern paves the way for differently abled youth

The Oyster Bay Rail Road Museum has unveiled a new internship program in partnership with the Center for Developmental Disabilities in Woodbury. Known as the Vocational Internship Program, it has …

Jerry Kremer

Map-making is a cruel business

Politics is generally of little interest to the average citizen. Getting to and from work, taking care of family needs and trying to have a little joy is much more important.

Randi Kreiss

Is our democracy becoming a royal pain?

Is it too late to bring back King George III? We had all the right intentions in 1776, and a terrific starting lineup, but we seem to be making a mess of this experiment called democracy.

Editorial

Fight school violence with a unified voice

There is seemingly no place safer than home, but schools are supposed to be the next best thing.

Op-Ed

Why must we risk our lives to go to school?

Our country mourned the tragic events of a school massacre — again. But the day after the shooting in Uvalde . . .

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 …