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On Dec. 20, Gov. Andrew Cuomo arrived to much fanfare at Belmont Park to make a major announcement: The Islanders would return to Long Island — in a new $1 billion arena at the park . . . more
Parents are among the most stalwart figures in Long Island’s fight to curb the opioid crisis. Too many have lost children to addiction. They join community coalitions and turn out for public … more
New York City wants Long Island’s water. We shouldn’t give it to the city, period. Here’s the thing: If granted state approval, the city could just take it. more
Perhaps no show on American television addresses the perilous times in which we find ourselves more vividly than ABC’s “Black-ish,” which . . . more
As far back as 1993, there was talk at the highest levels of government of consolidating Long Island school districts to save money and provide greater resources for the Island’s poorest districts. That debate is likely to be resurrected . . . more
Traditionally, the Herald has largely steered clear of national politics, rarely criticizing the president. That is, until President Donald J. Trump took office. more
The most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?” The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., whose birthday we will honor this year on Jan. 15, not only spoke those lofty … more
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 … more
This week, Nassau welcomed two new — and increasingly familiar — faces to county government: Laura Curran, of Baldwin, who was inaugurated as Long Island’s first female county executive; and Jack Schnirman, of Long Beach . . . more
In late October and early November, FBI agents, state troopers and Nassau County police began showing up at local parks and in secluded forests in central Nassau County — in the Roosevelt-Baldwin … more
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