O.B. pastor: ‘It’s like Dr. King died for nothing,' focusing sermon on remarks made by Trump

The setting for Oyster Bay’s Martin Luther King Day has traditionally been Christ Church, where there is an interdenominational service the Sunday before his birthday involving the episcopal …

Invoking Teddy Roosevelt, Saladino installed as 70th supervisor of O.B.

Joseph Saladino, 56, was installed at a celebratory inauguration, along with councilmen Thomas Hand and Louis Imbroto, Councilwoman Michele Johnson and Town Clerk James Altadonna Jr. on Wednesday. …

New legislator kicks off term by taking on opioid crisis

Josh Lafazan, a Democrat from Syosset, held his first news conference on Jan. 11 as Nassau County’s 18th District legislator to announce bipartisan support for hearings to address the opioid …

A new generation of activists

ERASE Racism, a Syosset-based organization that works to expose racial discrimination and advocate for laws and polices to help eliminate racial disparities and segregation on Long Island, found that …

Oyster Bay Chamber will continue ‘rebirth of the community’ in 2018

Things are changing in the hamlet of Oyster Bay, and it is due in large part to the efforts of the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Chamber of Commerce. New ideas and the upgrading of what have traditionally …

Editorial

Looking back on the year that was Trump

Traditionally, the Herald has largely steered clear of national politics, rarely criticizing the president. That is, until President Donald J. Trump took office.

Editorial

Baby, it’s cold outside! Think winter safety

This past week, Long Island saw historically low temperatures that dipped below zero when the wind chill was factored in, icy, treacherous driving conditions and, to top it all off, a “bomb …

Randi Kreiss

Driving Miss Daisy is driving us crazy

My sister, my husband and I were driving my mother to see the assisted-living place we picked out for her. For a year, since our dad died, my sister and I have been caring for Mom at home, six months …

Alfonse D'Amato

Hoping for the best in what looks like a big year

As the new year begins, it’s a good time to take stock of the tumultuous year in Washington that’s just ended, and to express the hope of a more congenial 2018.

Jerry Kremer

Is disaster looming for the Grand Old Party?

I ’m sure some readers will recall the great Tylenol scare of 1982. Over the course of a few days, seven people died in Chicago from taking cyanide-laced capsules, which affected sales of one of …