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Local sales of electric bikes increase, follow national trend

Longtime bicyclist Arne Johnson, 72, said that his cycling speed has slowed with his age. And as a member of Huntington Bicycle Club, Johnson said he struggled to keep up with the younger, faster …

County opioid lawsuit: ‘the first signs of real accountability’

By Mallory Wilson mwilson@liherald.com Nassau County has established a revenue fund to help end opioid abuse, officials announced last week. The Special Revenue Fund will bring Nassau County …

Miss Wantagh 2021: Ready to lend a helping hand

For some, the word “pageant” may evoke the image of a beauty contest with participants consumed by a woman-versus-woman mentality. While the Miss Wantagh pageant got its start 65 years …

Wantagh BOE reorganizes for new academic year

Although school’s out for summer, Wantagh Union Free School District officials are preparing for the 2021-2022 academic year. The district held its annual reorganization meeting in-person …

Country-themed nights come to Wantagh restaurant

The country twang and grub from Nashville, Tenn., has inspired a weekly themed night in Wantagh — just as the area begins to return to normalcy. Every Wednesday evening this summer, Craft …

Editorial

We’re in the thick of summer — safety first!

Summer should be a time of joy, spent hanging out at the beach and barbecuing in the backyard. Too often, however, summer turns tragic when it needn’t.

Scott Brinton

A writer enlightens us on ‘antiracism’

Until recently, I had never thought deeply how radical my parents were when I was a child. I’m not sure they realized it at the time.

Randi Kreiss

Searching the heavens for common ground

I just booked a reservation to see the next full solar eclipse. Call me an optimist; I expect to be there.

Op-Ed

Affordable homeownership for all must be a priority

June was National Homeownership Month. For many, homeownership is a part of the American dream that is proving to be increasingly difficult to attain. Long Island home prices . . .

Op-Ed

Four milestones on the road to racial equity

Four milestones were reached in June on the road to racial equity. They recognize progress while underscoring the distance yet to be traveled.