A request for apartments in Oyster Bay

For the past three years, the second floor at 62 South St. in Oyster Bay has remained vacant, despite the property owner’s efforts to rent out the available office space. Now Hamid Nazif, who owns …

Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County vandalized

The Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County, on Crescent Road in Glen Cove, was vandalized over the weekend, center officials said, with graffiti found on the property and damage to many of signs and gardens.

Making it into a 'stadium'?

For over two decades, residents of Cherrywood and Duck Pond roads have been in conflict with Friends Academy, a K-12 private school on the border of Glen Cove and Locust Valley. While most of the …

Honoring the Harlem Hellfighters in Glen Cove

Oyster Bay native Debra Willett, 59, has loved history since she was a student at Oyster Bay High School. Members of her family have always been history buffs, too, she said. Willett’s roots on …

Taking down Teddy Roosevelt's tree

In an arboreal footnote to history on a cold, misty Monday morning at Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, workers removed the trunk of a 125-year-old copper beech tree that had been planted by …

Bayville Road — safety vs. 24 seconds?

According to Lattingtown Mayor Robert Fagiola, reconfiguring Bayville Road from four lanes to two would only add an additional 24 seconds for those wishing to leave or enter Bayville. And it would …

Centennial mural, pride of the village

The temperature was 37 degrees in Bayville last Saturday, but a mural depicting a day at one of the village’s beaches made the chill tolerable. A large group of residents gathered in Bayville …


Keep expanding Nassau County’s bike trails

In June 2014, Gov. Andrew Cuomo christened a 3.6-mile, $3.8 million extension of the Wantagh Parkway bike trail, leading east along the Ocean Parkway. That September, the Herald called on Cuomo to extend the Ocean Parkway bike trail into Suffolk County.


Americans are underserved, not overtaxed

In November 2017, President Trump proclaimed that Americans “are the most heavily taxed people in the world.” As an applause line it was an instant winner, and the president has continued to use it ever since, to thunderous ovations.

Randi Kreiss

Journalists digging in and not letting go aren’t the enemy

My grandkids are learning about Woodward and Bernstein in their history classes.

Alfonse D'Amato

On energy, New York’s head is in the sand

Climate change skeptics are often urged by climate change believers to “follow the science” when it comes to whether our climate is changing. That’s a fair proposition, but . . .