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Nassau Congress members react to Capitol violence

U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi, of Glen Cove, was in the House of Representatives chamber when the Capitol was breached Wednesday afternoon. A debate over certification of Electoral College results in the presidential race was just getting under way, sometime between 3 and 4 p.m.. Then, abruptly, members of Congress were instructed to retrieve the gas masks from under their chairs.

Going above and beyond

Linda Baldacchino is the Malverne/West Hempstead Herald's 2020 Person of the Year

Many people who have gotten to know Linda Baldacchino, youth ministry director at Our Lady of Lourdes, in Malverne, would agree that she finds joy in working behind the scenes. Linda and her …

Helping local families grieve

West Hempstead’s Barnes-Sorrentino Funeral Home is honored in HSBC’s Small Business Spotlight

Barnes-Sorrentino Funeral Home owner Frederic Sorrentino said that in the business’s 58-year history in West Hempstead, nothing was quite as “treacherous” as the months of March, …


Giving back to heroes in West Hempstead

West Hempstead High School donated $920 raised through their Field of Honor to Homes for Heroes on Dec. 8. The Field of Honor was made up of American flags, which were sponsored by members of the …

From caregiver to Covid patient

West Hempstead nurse, brother-in-law recall nightmarish bouts with coronavirus

For the past nine months, West Hempstead resident Narda Martin-Haye says, she and her family have been living a nightmare. A registered nurse in Nassau County for 16 years, Martin-Haye, 38, said she …


Please, get vaccinated when it’s your turn

On Monday, New York entered Phase 1b of the state’s Covid-19 vaccination program, meaning that first responders, public safety and transit workers and . . .

Randi Kreiss

When it comes to Trump, newspapers go BIG

I have seen my share of heart-stopping headlines. In The New York Times, I read “MEN WALK ON MOON,” “NIXON RESIGNS,” “U.S. ATTACKED” . . .