Experts: Long Island's drinking water is polluted

Dr. Sarah Meyland, the director of the New York Institute of Technology’s Center for Water Resources Management, appeared before Friends of the Bay in Oyster Bay on Sept. 26. Meyland told the small …

North Shore High School football player nominated for Giants award

Throughout the football season, the New York Giants and Hospital for Special Surgery select one high school football player each week from the tri-state area to receive the organization’s USA …

Mayor Lieberman, one of Long Island’s top lawyers

During its inaugural Top Lawyers of Long Island Awards Gala on Sept. 25, RichnerLIVE, which is the events division of Richner Communications, and the Herald Community newspapers honored roughly 50 of …

North Shore School District eyes $39.9M bond

Over the next two and a half months, the North Shore School District will host 10 community forums and school tours to educate the public about a proposed $39.9 million bond proposal to repair and …

When a brother’s love becomes a death knell

On Sept. 11, 2001, New York City Police Detective Joe Paolillo arrived at the World Trade Center right after the north tower collapsed. Joe’s first thought, his wife Josephine said, was …

New local band set to rock the North Shore

Music has always been a significant part of Jenn Gerrity’s life. Singing and playing the piano and viola as a child, her passion for music increased as she matured. She spent part of her 20s …

The son of a mayor and a leader on the rise

Chase Serota has been a part of local politics from childhood. As the son of Daniel Serota, the mayor of Brookville since 2012, Chase attended village trustee meetings as early as 12 years old. Being …

Scott Brinton

I’ll fess up: Texas surprised me

Stereotypes of Texans had swirled in the back of my mind for the longest time. I never confronted them. I never had to. I can’t recall ever meeting a Texan until last weekend. Now that I have . . .

Editorial

A call for one water system for Long Island

For the past two summers, New York American Water customers on the north and south shores have been incensed by their rapidly rising water bills. On Aug. 14, a report by the Farmingdale-based advocacy group Citizens Campaign for the Environment confirmed what they already knew . . .

Editorial

Be prepared for the next Big One

In the movie “Jaws,” Amity Mayor Larry Vaughn said, “You yell ‘Barracuda!’ and everyone says, ‘Huh?’ You yell ‘Shark!’ and we’ve got a panic on our hands.” The same could be said of hurricanes.

Op-Ed

How do we keep young people on Long Island?

We are at a turning point on Long Island. The lasting impacts of the Great Recession and the student debt crisis are exacerbating the trend of young people struggling here and ultimately fleeing the area.