PSEG Long Island files application to build 7.3-mile power line between Uniondale, Lynbrook

PSEG Long Island on Jan. 9 filed a state application proposing a new 7.3-mile, high-voltage power line that would run underground between substations in Uniondale and Lynbrook, and is aimed at reducing outages in the area.

Curran to undertake 60-day budget analysis

New County Executive Laura Curran took aim at Nassau’s previous administration, headed by Ed Mangano, and Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellmore set his sights on the Trump administration in their …

Island Park businessman makes icy rescue

Mark Taglianetti, the owner of Mook Print & Design in Island Park, is Air Force-certified in more than 500 repair tasks. From fixing hydraulic systems to changing a tire on an aircraft, as a former …

It's snow problem

Weathering the storm with the Lynbrook DPW

It was shortly after 2 a.m. on Jan. 4, and snow had just begun falling as Scott Keller climbed into his plow truck. Snow was pelting the windshield, and a Guns N’ Roses tune was blaring from the speakers. Keller was speaking of his girlfriend of 11 years, Peg Feehan.

Friends of Mercy pledge $250K for hospice unit

Mercy Medical Center and Good Shepherd Hospice, both a part of Catholic Health Services, are working together to ensure that Nassau County residents have access to quality inpatient hospice services. The Certificate of Need application for a 12-bed hospice unit at Mercy was approved by the New York State Department of Health, and the unit is expected to open this year.

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Herald tours Lynbrook’s new Regal movie theater

Raising his voice against the sounds of drills and other tools reverberating through the unfinished lobby of the Regal movie theater as dozens of workers scrambled about, Project Superintendent Marc Losquadro discussed the strategy of completing such an undertaking.

Thoroughbred injured in West Hempstead

A training session at the New York Equestrian Center in West Hempstead on Dec. 23 might turn out to be life-threatening for a 6-year-old horse named Frost …

Lynbrook business owners ‘frustrated’ with movie theater delays

Burger Bandit owner Ryan Straschnow has stood outside his business and peered across Merrick Road with interest as the Regal movie theater construction progressed. Straschnow, 22, said he bought the restaurant, across the street on Broadway, in the hope that he could generate business from hungry theatergoers.

Editorial

Looking back on the year that was Trump

Traditionally, the Herald has largely steered clear of national politics, rarely criticizing the president. That is, until President Donald J. Trump took office.

Editorial

Baby, it’s cold outside! Think winter safety

This past week, Long Island saw historically low temperatures that dipped below zero when the wind chill was factored in, icy, treacherous driving conditions and, to top it all off, a “bomb …

Randi Kreiss

Driving Miss Daisy is driving us crazy

My sister, my husband and I were driving my mother to see the assisted-living place we picked out for her. For a year, since our dad died, my sister and I have been caring for Mom at home, six months …

Alfonse D'Amato

Hoping for the best in what looks like a big year

As the new year begins, it’s a good time to take stock of the tumultuous year in Washington that’s just ended, and to express the hope of a more congenial 2018.

Cinch contest winner donates $1,200 to Rockville Centre Breast Cancer Coalition

After winning a contest set up by Cinch Wallet, a cashless payment web application founded last year that residents can use at dozens of the village’s businesses, Oceanside resident Dr. Bruce Gitt donated $1,200 to the Rockville Centre Breast Cancer Coalition.