Stuck truck slows traffic in Sea Cliff

A trucker traveling from Pennsylvania on Jan. 8 made a wrong turn on the Shore Road/Boulevard thoroughfare — which runs between Sea Cliff and Glen Cove — while on his way to the Webb Institute. …

‘Lone soldier’ from West Hempstead fulfills his dream of serving in the Israel Defense Forces

West Hempstead native Yitzchak Milworn decided long ago that he wanted to serve in the Israel Defense Forces. During his senior year of high school at Rambam Mesivta, a Jewish private school in …

'She was my heart'

Fundraiser to benefit Oceanside High School alumna who died at 22

A fundraiser to support Oceanside High School alumna Rachel Geraghty, who died at age 22, will be held on Jan. 19 from 7 to 10 p.m. at J. Paul’s Terrace Café, at 239 Merrick Road in Ocean-side.

Alzheimer's Association and Islanders team up for a cure

Men and women in purple shirts gathered on the crowded concourse at Nassau Coliseum after the first period of the New York Islanders game on Jan. 3. Some were meeting for the first time, but they …

Government

At Long Island Association meeting, county executives lay out visions to build a high-tech corridor

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and Suffolk Executive Steve Bellone envision a science and medical research “corridor” stretching 50 miles across the middle of Long Island, from the NYCB …

Tuition aid restored for fire volunteers, EMS workers in Nassau County

Nassau County’s 19 legislators voted unanimously on Nov. 19 to allocate funding to make up for a lost Federal Emergency Management Agency grant that provides college scholarships for volunteer …

Editorial

With new Senate, the hope for greater fairness

As the New York State Senate convenes for its spring session, let’s take a moment to reflect on how momentous — and historic — an occasion this is.

Op-Ed

We were prepared to escape. Too many others weren’t.

"There’s a man with a gun,” a voice blared on the loudspeaker at the Heralds’ Garden City office on Jan. 3. “Get out of the building.”

Randi Kreiss

Peace of mind: Don’t leave home without it

I’ll be sheltering in place, thank you. I’m experiencing the uneasiness I used to feel when I walked out of my house, leaving my 13- and 11-year-old home by themselves.

Op-Ed

Support law enforcement in the fight against opioid epidemic

It is difficult to fully comprehend the opioid epidemic’s effects across New York state. But without the brave service of our law enforcement officials, it’s likely that the impacts of opioid addiction and overdoses would be even more severe.

Letter to the Editor

Report on opioid monitoring misleads

New York, along with the rest of the nation, is in the middle of a deadly opioid epidemic. Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that the average life expectancy of Americans continued a three-year decline driven by deaths from overdoses. The rate of overdose deaths involving opioids other than methadone increased by 45 percent from 2016 to 2017.