BREAKING NEWS: Governor Cuomo: School's out through April 15


Social services to county: We’re still open

Nassau County’s social services are open for business, despite the current challenges. That was County Executive Laura Curran’s message as she gave updates on the current COVID-19 …

‘He was full of joy and hope’

Longtime West Hempstead church leader ‘Pastor Fred’ dies at 65

For more than 30 years, the Rev. Frederick McElderry, known by many as “Pastor Fred,” shared not only his faith, but also his passion for music, movies and sports with congregants at St. …

Heralds seek 2020 summer interns

Herald Community Newspapers is seeking 2020 and summer interns for our 18 community-based publications that stretch across Nassau County’s South Shore, from Valley Stream to Seaford, and Long …

Malverne, West Hempstead schools shares educational plans amid coronavirus outbreak

All Nassau County schools will be closed for two weeks as of Monday, by order of Nassau County Executive Laura Curran. Curran made the announcement Sunday morning as health and school officials …

Gatherings of 50 or more banned across state

To reduce the spread of the coronavirus, New York, New Jersey and Connecticut banned gatherings of more than 50 people effective 8 p.m. Monday night, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who tweeted the …

Editorial

Even now, patronize your local small businesses

Coronavirus has swept across New York with astounding speed, leaving sickness, fear and uncertainty in its wake. Small businesses, particularly restaurants and bars, have taken a beating . . .

Editorial

Don’t let panic destroy our humanity

Fear can bring out the worst in us. When the coronavirus pandemic erupted in China in January, Asian-Americans shared stories on social media about how people would avoid them . . .