Bus Strike finally over

After weeks of negotiation and uncertainty, the bus strike, which left thousands of students across multiple school districts without public transport has finally ended after union workers voted on Tuesday, Nov. 28 to ratify a new three-year contract.

Meadow Elementary show its school spirit

Schools opened their doors this week for thousands of children across Long Island as the 2017-18 school year began. Baldwin Schools kicked-off their first day with a new campaign, “I Love Baldwin Public Schools” – a spinoff of the national campaign “I Love Public Education” that was introduced this summer by the American Association of School Administrators (AASA).

Herald Schools

Baldwin Schools launch local campaign to boost pride, support in public education

To raise awareness and support for public schools, the Baldwin School District has launched the “I Love Baldwin Public Schools” campaign, a subset of the national American Association of School Administrators’ (AASA) “I Love Public Education” campaign, which was introduced this summer. 

Motorcycle Crash in Baldwin

A 26-year-old man was killed when he was launched from his motorcycle and then struck by a taxi on the Southern State Parkway early Sunday morning.

Hempstead man arrested for stabbing in Baldwin

A Hempstead man was arrested for an incident that occurred in Baldwin on Sunday, Aug, 27.


Politically speaking, it’s a new day in Nassau County

To say that Nassau County experienced a seismic shift in its often conservative political landscape on Nov. 7 would be an understatement.

Scott Brinton

Pittsburgh, metaphor for America

The public bus dropped me at a dirt patch seemingly in the middle of nowhere. In front of me, on the other side of a four-lane highway, was a wide river. Behind me was a tree-covered escarpment. Pittsburgh was nowhere to be seen.

Alfonse D'Amato

Election message: drain the swamp, stop the alligator fights!

It’s said that every election has consequences. True enough. And some elections also carry a message. While the consequences of last week’s elections . . .

Randi Kreiss

All hell broke loose after #MeToo took off

You need a scorecard to keep up with the sexual harassers these days. Used to be there was an occasional murmur about bad behavior by a celebrity or a political hot shot . . .