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Long Island businesses left in limbo by pandemic

Long Island business owners, particularly its restaurateurs, are feeling anxious and confused once again after a four-month period of relative calm following last spring’s deadly local outbreak …

Long Island advocates demand justice in police brutality cases

Black women were front and center at the latest Black Lives Matter protest outside the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola on Sept. 24.


Bike paths: Build them and cyclists will come

It's a frightening statistic: Pedestrian deaths shot up by nearly 56 percent nationally between 2009 and 2018, from roughly 4,000 lives lost to cars and trucks to 6,227. Long Island has its share, averaging about 60 deaths per year.


We can’t overlook the hardships of our L.I. neighbors

When I first came to the Herald in January to cover Long Beach, I took in what most others see — the fine beaches, the beautiful boardwalk, the tony restaurants on Park Avenue and the cool, funky bars on the West End. But the coronavirus peeled back the layers fast . . .

Randi Kreiss

Saying goodbye to a force of nature on four paws

In our family, we love our dogs wildly and too well. When my daughter adopted Grandma the dog as a little pup from her local Humane Society . . .

Jerry Kremer

Next month, it’s goodbye to Trump’s rogues’ gallery

My parents, Charles and Dorothy Kremer, immigrated to this country in 1922 from Romania, anxious to enjoy the American dream. They worked hard, raised a family . . .