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Local outdoor dining window wanes

With the coronavirus pandemic taking a heavy toll on small businesses, local eateries have had to think outside the box — or dining room — to stay afloat. Many restaurateurs scrambled to …

Key Club and Kiwanis clean up

On an unseasonably beautiful 73-degree afternoon last Saturday at Jones Beach, the Wantagh Kiwanis and Wantagh High School Key Club joined forces on the boardwalk to do a bit of …

The Herald remembers Timothy J. Denton

On Saturday, Nov. 14, all of us at Herald Community Newspapers were deeply saddened by the untimely death of our dear friend and colleague, Timothy J. Denton, senior editor of the Wantagh and Seaford …

Seaford Avenue house fire extinguished

A second-story house fire had just begun to spread to other sections of a Seaford Avenue home in Seaford on Nov. 6 before local fire departments arrived on the scene. Seaford, Wantagh and Massapequa …

South Shore residents and officials voice opinions on election

At press time on Monday, former Vice President Joe Biden had tallied over 75 million votes in the presidential election — more than any other candidate in history — besting President …

TOH, Northwell to provide tests for first responders in Seaford

Northwell Health and the Hempstead Town Board have partnered to offer free Covid-19 testing to first responders in Seaford and Oceanside. The tests are available for first responders who work and …

Canine companions provide essential services

Luke Tordy says his service dog, Dragon, reconnected him with his life. Brigid Vogt says her dog, Lennon IV, brought a similar transformation. Such matter-of-fact statements are commonplaces from …

Seaford Kindergarten Registration

Seaford Harbor Elementary School will be holding kindergarten registration for the 2021-22 school year on Jan. 13 and 14. Seaford Manor Elementary School will be holding kindergarten registration on …

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 . . .

How soap destroys the coronavirus

Hand washing with soap and water remains one of the most effective defenses against the coronavirus — provided it is done correctly.

How to make a mask in four easy steps

Making a mask is simple, using a T-shirt and paper towel or coffee filter. Here's how, in four simple steps.

Editorial

New York can learn a lot from South Korea

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to open beaches statewide, including Jones Beach, on Friday. It is a moment we have all eagerly awaited, a symbolic gesture signaling . . .