Providing safety in sacred places

In recent years, the world has watched in horror as extremists and terrorists have committed acts of violence in houses of worship — the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas; the Tree …

North Shore Middle School students advance to National History Day competition

Three students from North Shore Middle School took home first place in the junior group exhibit category of New York History Day for their project, “D-Day,” the day Allied Forces launched a beach …

Historic homes display Sea Cliff’s storied history

The Sea Cliff Landmarks Association’s Biannual House Tour returns on Sunday, inviting residents and visitors to view seven storied homes in the village and take in Sea Cliff’s rich …

A son who was always a hero

Felicia Arculeo received an email on April 8, 2011, saying that her then 17-year-old son, Robert Hendriks, had helped a much younger student whom he found standing in the dark in front of Locust …

Sen. Gaughran pushing for more trains for LIRR commuters

For the past few weeks, State Sen. Jim Gaughran has been spending quality time on the Long Island Rail Road, riding to and from local stations, talking to constituents on the platforms and trains and …

Sea Cliff students make sweet music for spring concert

A song nearly three years in the making will soon be heard for the first time in the halls of Sea Cliff Elementary School, and it was inspired by the school’s motto: “Build a better world.” Its …

Editorial

Albany must pass sex harassment bills

After the #MeToo movement exploded into the national consciousness in 2017 and 2018, New York state lawmakers recently proposed no fewer than 11 bills to strengthen the state’s sexual harassment laws.

Scott Brinton

What’s the deal with the Green New Deal?

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the 29-year-old Democrat from the Bronx, is surely the most dangerous elected official now in office. You know she is because . . .

Randi Kreiss

Riding the guilt train with no way off

Once upon a generation or so ago, there were people, mostly women, who specialized in guilt. Since I would feel too guilty singling out any age group or ethnicity, let me just say that some women were born to it.

Jerry Kremer

Republicans are the party of the blame game

I’m a big believer in bipartisanship. I come from an era when Democrats and Republicans worked together successfully on a variety of important issues. As a Democrat, I remember the Republican Party as the party of Lincoln, the party of Ronald Reagan . . .

HERALD NEIGHBORS

Biannual tour ‘marks’ Sea Cliff’s historic homes

The Sea Cliff Landmarks Association’s Biannual House Tour returned on Sunday, inviting residents and visitors to view seven storied homes in the village and take in Sea Cliff’s rich …