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For the second time, Democrat Mike Reid, of Merrick, is challenging longtime incumbent Republican Assemblyman Dave McDonough, also of Merrick, for his 14th District seat. The Herald asked both … more
When Bernadette Volpe saw black circles under her son’s eyes, she knew that his intermittent fevers had not been just that. Around the same time, in the summer of 2011, her husband felt a lump … more
Stacey Sager was diagnosed with breast cancer in the late 1990s, at age 30. She fought the disease, undergoing a double mastectomy, and survived. She reported in 1999 on her diagnosis and treatment … more
In the Lakeview Peace Garden, water trickles down a fountain into the ground, where it is recycled back up to the fountain. For years, Nassau County paid $50 a month to keep that water running — … more
With a sigh, 11-year-old Julianna Grote clicked the lighter and touched the flame to her book, watching quietly as a few pages went up in flames. Then she dropped it in the fire pit to let it … more
Dr. Timothy Lynch has been appointed as interim president of Queensborough Community College by CUNY Interim Chancellor Vita Rabinowitz, effective Sept. 1. Lynch will succeed Dr. Diane Call, who … more
Educators from the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences started to gather in Cold Spring Harbor in 1890 to conduct marine biology studies and hold classes over the summer, living in cottages and … more
Part seven in an ongoing series. Sixteen-year-old Taylor Yon found comfort in Pine Trails Park, virtually in the center of Parkland, Fla. There, she and her friends wandered its sidewalks, past its familiar playgrounds, ball fields and band shell, and lit candles for the dead. Afterward, they sat on towels on the ground and talked for hours, struggling to put into words, to understand, the massacre perpetrated by a one-time student of their school, whom the Herald is not identifying. more
Part seven in an ongoing series.Sixteen-year-old Taylor Yon found comfort in Pine Trails Park, virtually in the center of Parkland, Fla. There, she and her friends wandered its sidewalks, past its … more
Editor’s note: Choudhry, 17, recently graduated as salutatorian from Elmont Memorial High School. She wrote the following during Hofstra University’s annual High School Summer Journalism … more
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