events

Baldwin chamber lights up Christmas

The Baldwin Chamber of Commerce kicked off the Christmas season Dec. 5 with its annual tree lighting at the Baldwin Historical Society, attracting more than 300 people for holiday treats, …

crime

Longtime family business vandalized

In the early morning of Nov. 27, the business office of Erik Mahler, a former Baldwin Chamber of Commerce president and local realtor, was graffitied with “RAIST,” a misspelling of …

community

Baldwin pastry shop plans first scavenger hunt

The Vienna Cookie Company in Baldwin is offering passersby the chance to win a surprise gift on Dec. 11 if they can find three hidden objects in the shop’s window display. The shop, which is a …

community

Kim Taylor holds final anti-racism quilting

On Dec. 4 the last anti-racism quilt class was held by the Baldwin Public Library with artist Kim Taylor. The three-part series allowed community members of different ages to participate in creating …

COMMUNITY

A day in the life of our library social worker

Dedicating her life to helping people, Molly Miskiewicz, a licensed master social worker at the Baldwin Public Library and therapist for the private online practice Valera Health, is helping the …

Editorial

Nassau should enforce state’s mask mandate

Bruce Blakeman’s first public act as Nassau County executive-elect, in the second week of December, was one of rebellion.

Op-Ed

Washington must act to protect affordable care

We’re about to lose one of the most significant advances in health care made over the past decade, unless Congress takes immediate action.

Randi Kreiss

Kidney donor tells story of the gift she gave

"Dear Ms. Kreiss: I read your article in the Herald about your friends’ son who needs a kidney . . .

Op-Ed

Conservative politics could play into school elections

The war on local school boards, teaching and history is escalating as conservative activists and Republican politicians prepare for the 2022 congressional midterm elections.