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Rescuing Families holds charity yard sale amid devastating robbery in Hempstead

Gina and Vincent Centauro, co-founders of Rescuing Families, a Franklin Square-based charity that renovates the homes of local families in need, take pride in redirecting the money raised at the …

Valley Stream home prices soar in seller's market

Low interest rates, proximity to New York City and good school districts have made Valley Stream a prime location in the post-pandemic real estate market.

A ‘safe haven’ for kids

Elmont Cardinals Sports Club celebrates 50-plus years

The phrase “Pain is temporary, pride is forever,” has been used by many of the coaches and volunteers for the Elmont Cardinals Sports Club over the past 54 years. Since their …

Merrick’s “On-Air Extraordinaire” makes waves in local media

Merrick residents and Calhoun High School students are quickly getting to know Charlie Goldberg of south Merrick — “the On-air Extraordinaire” — who founded Calhoun’s …

Wantagh's $82.7M budget passes with 70 percent of the vote

The Wantagh Union Free School District’s $82.7 million 2021-22 spending plan overwhelmingly passed Tuesday.Roughly 2,950 residents, or about 70 percent of total voters, cast “yes” …

From impossible to manager

It was thought that Blake Chandler would never get to hit a baseball or score a run on a diamond alongside his peers, to the sound of thunderous cheers.


Boaters take note: Stop speeding in the wetlands

It’s nearly summer, and the boating season is now upon us. That means speedboats and personal watercraft roaring along our coastline.

Scott Brinton

Suburban Long Island getting wilder by the day

Last Nov. 8, I was kayaking in Emory Creek in Freeport, just north of the Narrows, when I spotted what I thought was a chunk of garbage floating in the waterway and paddled over to collect it.

Randi Kreiss

On the road with a priest, a knight and a monk

After 15 months, hundreds of miles, 800 pages and 40 hours of audio, I listened to the closing words of my book this week, and it was good.


The census: a wealth of enlightening information

The recently completed census became controversial because of political interference, but the results are still important. This is especially true when . . .

Randi Kreiss

It isn’t your grandma’s senior prom night

Prom 2021 is an act of faith. It is kids needing to shake off more than a year of lockdowns, shutdowns, sickness and isolation. It is a down payment on good times ahead after an avalanche of disappointments.

Herald Inside LI hosts Health + Wealth webinar

In an effort to connect Long Islanders with health and wealth advocates, Herald Inside LI held a free webinar called the 50+ Health+Wealth Virtual Event on March 25.   Sponsored by …

Herald Inside LI hosts virus and vaccine webinar

A little over a week ago, the pandemic hit its global year anniversary, and on March 19, Nassau County reached 400 thousand residents who have received at least one dose of either the …

Herald Inside LI hosts College webinar on upcoming fall semester

As a result of the pandemic, colleges everywhere have had no choice but to make social and academic changes to their school settings. Students, faculty and staff have adapted to our new …

Herald Inside LI to host webinar on family businesses

Many Long Islanders are grappling with questions about how they can best start or maintain a business. Many wonder how a family business differs from other businesses and what it takes to bring …