An estimated 200,000 men, women and children took to the streets of Manhattan for the second Women’s March, held on the first anniversary of President Donald J. Trump’s inauguration on …
Last month, Oceanside native Joan Walsh, a political commentator and national reporter for The Nation, made headlines when MSNBC decided — to the chagrin of many of her fans and her colleagues at …
Imagine walking into your local beauty-supply store for a bottle of conditioner, tired from your workout at the gym. Your favorite tunes are blaring through headphones. You can hear nothing else. Then, standing before you, are two Nassau County police officers with guns drawn, seemingly yelling at you, but you can hear nothing but the music. That was the scene that played out for Ben Faulding, a Baldwin native and communications manager, earlier this month. Because Faulding is African-American, the incident has spurred a heated discussion about race relations on Long Island on social media.
UPDATE: The Herald covered both the Jan. 10 and Jan. 17 Hewlett-Woodmere Board of Education meetings that focused on whether the school district would add the Muslim holidays of Eid al-Fitr and Eid Al Adha to its calendar as days off.
Part two of a two-part story Can Arena Development Partners build an 18,000-seat hockey stadium in time for the opening puck of the 2021 season? Yes.All the players on the build side of the equation …
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.
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 …
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
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.
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.
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.
Rockville Centre native Micah Dank released his first novel last August and is now working on the second installment in a planned trilogy that blends fact and fiction with religion and secret society.
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.
Traditionally, the Herald has largely steered clear of national politics, rarely criticizing the president. That is, until President Donald J. Trump took office.
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 …
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 …
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.
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.