BREAKING NEWS: North Shore Schools will be closed today, March 21, 
due to inclement weather 

North Shore schools on lockdown after alleged threat

On Monday, the North Shore School District initiated a precautionary lockout at the elementary schools, and a lockdown at the middle and high schools as police investigated a possible threat. Law …

Women are stressed out

When her stress levels become unmanageable, 47-year-old Alisa Schindler heads to her Port Washington home’s computer room to write. Married with three active boys, ages 15, 12 and 10, she also …

Senator: Cuomo’s cross-sound proposal is ‘ill-conceived’

State Senator Carl Marcellino joined local mayors, environmental groups, and community activists at a press conference on March 1 to oppose Gov. Cuomo’s proposal for a cross-sound bridge/tunnel. …


Board begins line-by-line budget review

Last Thursday, the North Shore Board of Education began reviewing Superintendent Dr. Peter Giarrizzo’s proposed budget line by line. The discussion centered on the district’s instructional …

Honoring Sea Cliff artist Azita Ganji

On Sunday, the Sea Cliff Village Library held an opening reception for “Spring Again: A Retrospective,” an exhibit sponsored by the Arts Council that features the work of Sea Cliff artist Azita …

Herald Schools

After shooting, North Shore reflects on safety

Two weeks have passed since the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. Two weeks of unbearable grieving, two weeks of frustrated debate, and two weeks of determined …

Former Mangano deputy pleads not guilty to lying

Richard “Rob” Walker, who was chief deputy under former County Executive Ed Mangano, pleaded not guilty on Feb. 22 to federal charges of obstruction of justice and making false statements to FBI …


After Parkland, the youth are leading change

"Why do we have to lead the change?” That was the question Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior Ryan Deitsch asked Sen. Marco Rubio at a town hall forum . . .

Scott Brinton

Puckle gun, AR-15, what’s the difference?

You knew CNN’s town hall to debate gun control — on Feb. 21, only a week after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. — would devolve into absurdity when National Rifle Association spokeswoman Dana Loesch took the stage.

Randi Kreiss

It used to be political, but now it’s personal

So personal. As I realized last week, every single thing President Trump does or says diminishes something or someone I cherish. If this keeps up, he could really start to get on my nerves.

Alfonse D'Amato

Let’s stop shooting from the fringes and aim for the middle

Washington saw another remarkable session of apparent bipartisan accommodation last week, as senators from both parties met with President Trump to discuss measures aimed at containing mounting gun violence.


High School parents party like it’s 1985

The North Shore High School Parent Teacher Organization threw an 80s themed party at Sea Cliff Manor on Saturday to celebrate the seventh annual “Taste of Spring” event. About 150 parents and …


SCFD hosts ‘A Night at the Races’

Over 60 people spent a rainy Saturday night at the Sea Cliff Firehouse to partake in the “Night at the Races” fundraiser, which was organized by Phil Como. The fundraiser benefited the …