Shepard to come to Wantagh

Thomas Z. Shepard, the legendary producer of classical and Broadway recordings, is a slight, unassuming man who wears his substantial fame comfortably. The 12-time Grammy winner, who has worked with artists as varied as Stephen Sondheim, Leonard Bernstein, Pierre Boulez and Barbara Cook, is the producer of more than 200 recordings, including original-cast recordings of Broadway musicals, operas and classical music for major labels like Columbia Records and RCA.

Undefeated Wantagh tops state rankings

Wantagh High School’s varsity wrestling team is currently undefeated, at 21-0, with three top-ranked wrestlers in Nassau County’s Division I, and six others ranked in the top six in their …

South Shore does well in State of State

Nassau County residents, and especially those along the South Shore, will find much for them in the proposals that Gov. Andrew Cuomo put forth in his Jan. 8 State of the State address, provided they …

A.A., other local efforts highlight battle against rising alcohol use

It is a darkening evening in early winter, the sky lowering and the temperature dropping. Roughly two dozen people have gathered in a church classroom in Seaford with furniture better suited to …

‘Don’t go in the backyard’

“My wife woke me up and told me we had another accident in the backyard,” recalled Calvin DuBois, 56, of Seaford. “I said. ‘Stop playing.’” DuBois, his wife, …

Editorial

Kudos to Nassau for signing climate pledge

At the Herald, we like to give credit where credit is due. In our Nov. 8-14 editorial, “Nassau should take the Climate Smart Pledge,” we called on County Executive Laura Curran . . .

Editorial

L.I.’s high-tech future is on the horizon

For years, we have spoken about a so-called “brain drain” on Long Island — the steady departure of young people in their 20s and 30s. They’re fed up with the Island’s high cost of housing . . .

On recycling, calm down. It’s complicated

Residents made quite a fuss this past week over rollout of Valley Stream’s new dual-stream recycling program, which alternates recycling weeks between paper products and glass, plastic and …