With absentee-ballot counting almost complete in the virtually tied race between Republican incumbent State Sen. Michael Venditto and Democrat challenger John Brooks in the 8th Senate District, Brooks has declared victory.
Wellington C. Mepham High School in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District hosted its first motivational TEDx event aimed at reaching a span of generations in the local community.
The Meadowbrook Parkway was designed as part of developer Robert Moses and the Long Island State Parks Commission’s grand vision in the early 20th century of connecting all residents and visitors to Long Island’s parks through scenic thoroughfares.
Ryan Hilke has a flair for the dramatic. For the second time in a week, the Calhoun sophomore scored an overtime goal in the Nassau Class AA boys' soccer playoffs.
On Dec. 6, Merrick voters will have the final say on whether to borrow $19.9 million toward a number of major repairs and renovations at district schools.
A Merrick man has filed a complaint with Internal Affairs at the Nassau County Police Department, alleging he was beaten by an officer last weekend while trying to see his dying mother in the hospital.
To celebrate its 40-year anniversary, and to help fellow women look their best selves in the workplace, the Long Island Center for Business and Professional Women hosted a highly successful “40 and …
Calhoun senior Nick Cantalupo walked alongside veteran Johnny Richard III as he held a shopping list in his hand that his wife had made for him. As he was helping Richard find women’s dress pants, Cantalupo told the Herald about his plans to enlist in the Army or Air Force after he graduates from high school.
Hugh Cheung, a ninth-grader at John F. Kennedy High School in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District, is among the 84 students this year selected as a Long Island Young Scholar of Mathematics.
Four-year-old Nash Luker sat at his kitchen table, playing with a couple of toy steam engines. Asked what he likes about them during an interview with the Herald, he said, “The pistons, because they keep the wheels moving.”
Richner Communications, Long Island’s largest publisher of community media, has acquired the assets of the Gold Coast Gazette, a weekly community newspaper covering the legendary Gold Coast communities on the North Shore of Long Island. The terms of the sale were not disclosed.