Memorable start for Baldwin

With three straight Nassau Class AA championships and six of the last seven under head coach Tom Catapano, there’s been plenty of jubilation for Baldwin’s girls’ basketball program in late February and early March in recent years.

Town board approves first-of-its-kind development in downtown Baldwin

A derelict building, sitting beside two of Baldwin’s busiest commercial corridors –– Grand Avenue and Merrick Road –– is getting a new life after more than a decade of abandonment.

A conduit to cleaner bays in Nassau County

The Rules Committee of the Nassau County Legislature recently approved a contract with a New York City engineering firm to review and inspect a 110-year-old, unused water pipe that runs under Sunrise Highway as a possible conduit for treated waste from the Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant (now called the South Shore Water Reclamation Facility) to the outfall pipe at the Cedar Creek Water Pollution Control Plant on the Wantagh-Seaford border.

The Changing Face of Long Island

The many blessings of citizenship

The day was picture-perfect. White clouds dotted the blue sky, shading the 75 people who had gathered on the sprawling lawn of President Theodore Roosevelt’s “summer White House,” Sagamore Hill, in Oyster Bay.

The Changing Face of Long Island

This doctor’s dream took root in Haiti

By the time Mahalia Desruisseaux was 6 or 7 years old, she had already decided that she would be a doctor. The now 46-year-old recalls her frequent trips to the Haitian orphanage run by her father, where her mother was a teacher. She saw firsthand her parents’ desire to help those who are less fortunate, which they passed on to their daughter.

Herald Schools

BHS has a blast at Homecoming

Baldwin High School recently celebrated its Homecoming with a demonstration of Bruins pride, starting off with the Spirit Week themes of Flashback ’90s, Super Heroes, and Blue and Gold Day from October 5-8.

Richner Communications acquires Gold Coast Gazette

Richner Communications, Long Island’s largest publisher of community media, has acquired the assets of the Gold Coast Gazette, a weekly community newspaper covering the legendary Gold Coast communities on the North Shore of Long Island. The terms of the sale were not disclosed.


Support small businesses by shopping locally

Once upon a time, holiday shopping was an experience. Folks carved out entire Saturdays or Sundays and headed to their local downtowns to browse through the retail shops. The experience was fun and quaint. You had lunch at the local diner. Then along came the malls.


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