The Herald Community Newspapers won big in the New York Press Association’s 2017 Better Newspaper Contest, taking home 29 awards — 26 of them for editorial excellence. That was a record …
Nassau County Police are looking for a man who allegedly stalked a 10-year-old girl in Rockville Centre last week as she walked to her bus stop.
Nassau police say they have seen a 38 percent drop in drug overdose deaths countywide since late February, when they began an aggressive, five-pronged approach to tackling the opioid epidemic. Non-fatal overdoses, meanwhile, are down 23 percent, police said.
Hundreds of people packed City Hall for a court-ordered hearing on Tuesday, in which the city’s Zoning Board of Appeals pressed attorneys for the developer iStar over why no major construction has …
“I am a survivor of the worst mass shooting in the history of our country,” said Robert Gaafar, standing before a packed room at the Rockville Centre Public Library last Saturday to share his story.
A proposal to borrow $2.1 million to make up for separation payouts distributed to city employees failed to pass at Tuesday’s City Council meeting, and officials said the rejection meant that …
Five companies, 115 years and 2,500 souls would be one way to quantify the Oceanside Fire Department’s presence in the community through its history, but doing so leaves out the human elements of …
Safety and the 2nd
When 13 people were shot dead at Columbine High School in 1999, many of today’s youth, including the survivors of the Feb. 14 mass shooting in Parkland, Fla., had not yet been born. Hayden Gise, a senior at Hewlett High School, recalled the routine lockdown drills conducted when he was in elementary school just a few years later.
“Any time there’s a disaster, storms, anything,” said Bill Basdavanos, former chief of the Glen Cove Fire Department, “the city calls us, and we open up our doors to the community.” …
In a ceremony to cap off Women’s History Month, three members of the East Meadow community were recognized by the Town of Hempstead for their dedication.
A week after becoming the first Long Island-based girls’ basketball team to capture back-to-back state championships, Baldwin had another date with history.
When a group of Hofstra University students recently began calling for the Thomas Jefferson statue in front of the Sondra and David S. Mack Student Center to be removed, those who aren’t history buffs might have done a double take.
Have you seen the Esurance commercial with the two white-haired older women? One suggests the other doesn’t “get” Facebook, and the insulted woman says, “I unfriend you.”
There’s a swirl of foreign policy issues coming to a head in Washington right now, all of which have serious domestic implications as well. First and foremost . . .
The hurricane struck hard and fast, leaving hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans without food and shelter. The damage to the island totaled in the millions of dollars, and more than 3,000 people were killed.