Amid what one elected official recently called a “governing crisis,” three City Council members voted last week to rescind the city’s response to a preliminary state audit of …
Amid a gas moratorium imposed by National Grid, the utility faces millions of dollars in fines unless it provides natural gas to more than 1,100 customers who were denied service re-connections after the company recently sought approval for a controversial gas pipeline.
The tentative 2020 city budget presented by Glen Cove Mayor Timothy Tenke at an Oct. 10 City Council meeting would raise taxes for the average homeowner by $78, and would not lay off any employees or …
When the power generators are running on diesel fuel at the Bay Park Water Reclamation Facility at times each day, a plume of yellow smoke can be seen spewing from the plant, filling the air in nearby yards and parks with odors and toxins. That has residents worried about the potential health effects of inhaling diesel exhaust.
Almost 24 years ago, Joe Allocco dressed up as Leatherface from “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” and revved his chainsaw when neighborhood children stopped by his Norbay Street home on Halloween, …
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran marked the beginning of National Hispanic Heritage Month by choosing a new executive director for the county’s Office of Hispanic Affairs. On Sept. 17, Amy Flores, of South Bellmore, was appointed to the position.
Positive things were happening in Rockville Centre last week, and dozens of people experienced the good vibes firsthand through random acts of kindness.
Baldwin High School alumnus Yaw Sintim-Misa, known by his stage name Blackway, received a gold plaque on Sept. 27 when his song “What’s Up Danger,” featured in the 2018 Oscar-winning film …
The construction of a pumping station in Cedarhurst to reduce flooding could get under way as early as next May, according to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.
Election Day is a little less than four weeks away, but thanks to a series of reforms passed by the State Legislature in January, Nassau County residents can vote during a nine-day period before Nov. …
The 30th annual Saint Brendan the Navigator Irish Heritage Day Parade and Festival made its return to the West End on Oct. 5, and thousands turned out to celebrate the annual festivities. The …
Heather Dee, of South Hempstead, was cancer-free for 10 years. Then, in June, the mother of two received the news: Her breast cancer had returned.
Fans of “The Sopranos” will soon have another way to celebrate the show’s 20th anniversary. In addition to “The Many Saints of Newark,” a “Sopranos” prequel set for release next September, audiences can soon cook up their favorite Italian dishes using a special new sauce courtesy of one of the show’s stars.
In June 2014, Gov. Andrew Cuomo christened a 3.6-mile, $3.8 million extension of the Wantagh Parkway bike trail, leading east along the Ocean Parkway. That September, the Herald called on Cuomo to extend the Ocean Parkway bike trail into Suffolk County.
In November 2017, President Trump proclaimed that Americans “are the most heavily taxed people in the world.” As an applause line it was an instant winner, and the president has continued to use it ever since, to thunderous ovations.
My grandkids are learning about Woodward and Bernstein in their history classes.
Climate change skeptics are often urged by climate change believers to “follow the science” when it comes to whether our climate is changing. That’s a fair proposition, but . . .