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Part 6 of the “Educating the 21st Century Child” series. Students held the Google Cardboard virtual-reality glasses to their faces on a recent Thursday. “Let’s get ready to … more
Few people have had such a profound and lasting impact on the Baldwin community as Laura Curran. Throughout her 20 years as a resident, she has consistently worked to enhance the lives of those who call Baldwin home, from her time on the school board to her tenure on the Nassau County Legislature. Even before she made history by being elected Nassau’s first female county executive on Nov. 7, she was a dedicated public servant who worked for the betterment of her hometown and surrounding communities. For all these reason and more, the Herald proudly names Curran, herself a one-time Herald editor, its 2017 Person of the Year. more
Part five in the series “Educating the 21st Century Child.”Mepham High School broadcast teacher Stu Stein often holds class in the dark, and with virtually every surface in his … more
In a nearly 20-minute address on Dec. 6 from the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and directed the United States State Department to begin the process of moving the embassy to an undeclared site in Jerusalem. more
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 … more
Part two in the series “Educating the 21st Century Child.” Only a decade or so ago, classroom desks were lined up in neat rows. Students faced the blackboard or whiteboard. Their ability to … more
Mark Treske, former assistant editor of the Freeport Baldwin Leader and the Wantagh Seaford Citizen, died at his home in Valley Stream on Nov. 8 after a battle with cancer. He was 59. more
Three school districts — Baldwin, Freeport, Rockville Centre issued warnings to parents of potential bus strikes by workers of the Baumann Bus Company. Though the bus company will pick up students … more
New York officials say they hope to generate half of the state’s power from renewable sources by 2030. To meet this goal, officials are looking to the recently constructed Block Island offshore wind farm as a model for how renewable energy can power whole communities. more
The hundreds of people streaming into Point Lookout Park on Monday morning for a ceremony to dedicate the Town of Hempstead’s permanent 9/11 memorial passed through an arch at the front entrance, formed by two fire engines’ tower ladders and a massive American flag. The Point Lookout-Lido Fire Department erected the arch. more
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