Dr. Francesco Ianni, 48, will become the Oyster Bay-East Norwich School District’s new superintendent on Jan. 1. A Plainview resident, married with two grown children, he has been involved in education for 20 years.
Paul Sapienza, the longtime president of the Elmont Chamber of Commerce and the owner of Sapienza Bake Shop, died at St. Francis Hospital, in Roslyn, on Saturday, at the age of 68. The cause of his …
The Sewanhaka Central High School District Board of Education approved a resolution on Nov. 24 to hire Farmingdale-based Guercio and Guercio as special counsel “to defend the district’s …
When schools were forced to shut down in March because of the coronavirus pandemic, bus drivers and monitors were among those heavily affected by the closures. Corey Muirhead, vice president …
The Long Beach City Council abruptly canceled its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday night, saying the move was "due to unforeseen circumstances." Long-time City Hall watchers said they could …
Oceanside Sanitation District No. 7 will be subjected to a county audit after what Nassau Comptroller Jack Schnirman called “a history of fiscal mismanagement.”
There was no sit-down dinner, no live entertainment and no opportunity for mingling or networking, yet Molloy College offered quality entertainment during its virtual annual gala last Saturday, raising three times more than anticipated for scholarship funding.
‘I was screaming for my life’
Lynbrook native Edward Field can still remember Feb. 3, 1945. He was flying in a B-17 bomber toward Nazi Germany when bullets streaked across the sky and struck one of its four engines, draining the …
Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder, members of the 4th Precinct and Emergency Services Unit and Atlantic Beach Rescue and the Inwood, Lawrence-Cedarhurst and Long Beach fire departments took part in a parade on Nov. 29 that celebrated Atlantic Beach resident Oliver Miller’s 21st birthday.
A former Wellington C. Mepham High School wrestler has returned to the mat — this time with different equipment. In September, Alexander Pekoff, of Bellmore, launched “THE …
The Silveri Center at St. Dominic’s Church was a hub of activity for a week earlier this month. The room was filled with cans of vegetables, soups, pasta, stuffing mix and Stop & Shop gift cards. Volunteers organized and bagged all the fixings needed for a Thanksgiving meal.
Throughout the pandemic, staff at the Atria Glen Cove, an assisted living agency, have worked to ensure that residents remain connected, despite their isolation from their families and each other in order in an effort to protect themselves from Covid-19.
For 22 years, Thanksgiving Day has marked the start of the North Shore Sheltering Program at First Presbyterian Church in Glen Cove, which welcomes local homeless men to stay the night and escape the cold.
Because of the coronavirus pandemic, Pat’s Dance Studio in Baldwin was unable to host its annual recital, which usually takes place in the spring. But owner Melanie Vaughan was determined …
Beginning Friday, Dec. 4 and through the month the Town of Hempstead is providing free drive-in movies featuring holiday and winter classics for the whole family.
As the rate of coronavirus infections continues to rise on Long Island and across the state, Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin and the Town Board have implemented three major Covid-19 testing initiatives in an effort to combat the incoming second wave.
In mid-May, as the coronavirus pandemic raged in New York, the Heralds undertook what became a monumental project to feature each week the front-line heroes . . .
President-elect Joseph Biden recently committed to re-entering the 2015 Paris Agreement to limit carbon dioxide emissions worldwide, which President Trump pulled the U.S. out of in June 2017.
In the interior of Washington state, in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains, there is a tiny city, population about 900, that I have long wanted to visit — Roslyn.
Half of me never wants to write or speak the name Trump again. Half of me wants to finish the work I started nearly four years ago . . .
For over a century, American higher education has been viewed as a public good as well as a vehicle for personal growth. It has been a source of scientific and technological advances as well as . . .