Marcellino secures audit for NYAW in state Senate

A bill was passed in the Senate overwhelmingly 62-0, which, if passed in the Assembly, would require an independent audit of private water companies before and after rate changes are approved by the …

Bots, brains and buds: North Shore High School's nationally ranked robotics team

Before they were thrust into three weeks’ worth of testing, 34 members of North Shore High School’s robotics team, RoboGym, kept their brains busy with visions of robots. Late last month, the …

Former FBI field director from Sea Cliff takes charge of Suffolk P.D.

Geraldine Hart, a 21-year veteran of the FBI, still remembers her first time in Quantico, Va. She visited the bureau’s training facility with her fifth-grade class on a trip to Washington. Her eyes …

Sea Cliff residents voice grievances loud at village meeting

The Village of Sea Cliff’s monthly meeting on Monday escalated into a war of words between residents and trustees during public comment. After board members updated attendants on the work of …

HERALD SCHOOLS

North Shore counselors share results of Bach Harrison survey

Following its budget hearing, the North Shore School District Board of Education was visited by social worker Reisa Berg and Linda Binon, the director of the high school’s counseling department. …

Backup cameras required nationwide

Greg Gulbransen’s tragedy, the death of his 2-year-old son, Cameron, on Oct. 19, 2002, when Gulbransen accidentally backed over him in his car, could have destroyed his life. Carrying his favorite …

Health

Help wanted: Demand for nurses growing as baby boomers retire, age

In South Nassau Communities Hospital’s geriatrics wing on a recent Friday, the nurses’ station in the center of the ward was a swirl of activity at midday.Registered nurse Kathryn …

Scott Brinton

Journalism might be bruised, but it lives

I was hurrying on Broad Street in Philadelphia on April 22, headed to Temple University, when I happened upon a terrifying sight.

Randi Kreiss

Under the volcano in Hawaii and Washington

Kilauea is blowing her top. These last weeks we have witnessed, from afar, a pyrotechnic extravaganza on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Alfonse D'Amato

On Iran, let past be prologue

In the fall of 1938, a defiant British member of Parliament named Winston Churchill rose to deliver a speech denouncing the Munich Agreement recently negotiated by Europe’s leaders to appease Adolf Hitler . . .

John C. O'Connell

Reflections on a reunion

After a college class a very long while ago, I sat in the late morning drinking Guinness in an old pub on Grafton Street, in Dublin, with author Alec Reid, a close friend of Samuel Beckett . . .

HERALD NEIGHBORS

Seniors in Glen Head, Sea Cliff relive their yesteryears at prom

Local seniors dusted off their dancing shoes for the 11th annual Senior Citizen Prom, hosted by the North Shore High School Key Club. Older members of the community got a chance to dance alongside …