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The Nassau County Police Department’s recent revamping of its use-of-force policy is a proactive and welcome move by the county at a time of . . . more
Public and private pools are busy all over Long Island’s South Shore, and the Atlantic Ocean is finally warm enough for comfortable swimming. In any of those settings, an emphasis on safety . . . more
The state legislative session came to an end on June 17, and legislators have a lot of accomplishments to hang their hats on. There are, however, some notable things that did not get done. more
In the aftermath of the massacre in a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., on June 12, Central Floridians rushed to local blood banks to help those in need. Unfortunately, many of them were turned away because of their sexual orientation. more
June is Great Outdoors Month. It’s a recognition and celebration of all the things we can do outside. And here on the South Shore, there’s no shortage of ways to spend a day out of doors, and have lots of fun doing it. more
Nassau Community College is something of an oasis in the county’s heavily developed and industrialized hub. Venerable sycamore and maple trees line its narrow roads. In its center is . . . more
“The long-term sustainability of Reynolds Channel and our surrounding bays is a pressing environmental concern . . ." more
With the arrival of pleasant weather, more people are out on the streets, and many of them are astride bikes of all varieties. It’s important for adults and children alike to know the rules of the road . . . more
The Herald has called in the past for the state government to close the loophole that allows people to exceed campaign contribution limits by forming limited liability companies, or LLCs . . . more
We congratulate Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino on his new transparency initiative: live-streaming town board meetings. Residents who want to know what their elected officials are discussing . . . more
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