It’s important to honor those who served our country because it shows their actions didn’t go unnoticed, said Stephanie Rossetti, commander of East Meadow Veterans of Foreign Wars Post …
If you listed all of Jeff Weiss’s achievements in the 32 years he coached boys’ varsity basketball at Lawrence Woodmere Academy, it would read exactly like the resume you would expect from someone inducted into the Nassau County High School Athletics Hall of Fame, as Weiss was on Sept. 29.
Local hospitals are in the midst of dismissing staff who refuse to get a Covid-19 vaccine after a state mandate took effect in late September. Oceanside’s Mount Sinai South Nassau hospital has seen few of its staff dismissed and is now reviewing applications for religious and medical exemptions.
FBI agents entered the No Limits Auto Body on Austin Boulevard in Island Park Oct. 1. A person with direct knowledge of the case said the agents were at the shop in connection with the arrest that day of former NYPD officer Michael Perri, 32, of East Islip, on bribery charges. Peri retired from the NYPD in 2020. The FBI and New York Police Department jointly conducted an investigation into the case.
Some stores and banks in Wantagh are on higher alert following a series of robberies in Nassau County last week, two of which took place in Wantagh. On Oct. 3, an unidentified man robbed the TD …
Jason Abelove is challenging Don Clavin for Town of Hempstead supervisor. Ahead of Election Day on Nov. 2, the Herald asked the candidates questions about their goals and issues facing the community.
After over a decade of trial and error, Hewlett Harbor has succeeded in keeping Willow Pond clear by targeting early-summer blooms of duckweed with herbicide treatment and dissolving most of the resulting dead matter with bacterial, muck-eating pellets.
The iconic Sea Cliff Mini Mart scheduled for Oct. 3, has been pushed back until Oct. 2, 2022. The Village of Sea Cliff, which hosts the annual event, and the North Shore Kiwanis Club, which organizes …
Girls Rising, a Sea Cliff-based nonprofit, recently secured a $10,000 grant, approved by the Nassau County Legislature on Sept. 27. The grant is funded by the county’s Hotel-Motel Occupancy Tax …
Former East Rockaway resident and animal exhibitor Larry Wallach has drawn the ire of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals for his alleged mistreatment of animals.
Columbus Day has been celebrated in the United States since 1971, when President Lyndon B. Johnson signed legislation proclaiming it a federal holiday. For years, the holiday has been controversial.
Long Island recently lost its last Sears, that once ubiquitous powerhouse retailer that sold a range of goods, from sturdy jeans to solidly built power tools and refrigerators.
The race to the progressive left is under way in New York state, with word that New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams is forming an “exploratory committee” and may launch a Democratic primary challenge to Gov. Kathy Hochul.
Some octopuses probably could score better than I did on an SAT. It’s hard to figure, though, since they can’t hold a pen or read the questions . . .
A friend was lamenting the anti-vaccine movement and those who advocate their freedom from mandates, government or otherwise, to become vaccinated against Covid-19.