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Doctors from Mount Sinai South Nassau in Oceanside discuss Covid-19 vaccine

Though it could take many months for Covid-19 vaccines to reach a majority of the population, a number of physicians remain optimistic about the progress made so far.

Epix dramedy filmed in Valley Stream to air Jan. 24

There’s a scene in episode five of his upcoming Epix dramedy “Bridge and Tunnel” in which, from the point of view of his 12-year-old self, actor, director, producer and writer Ed …

Lawrence rabbi receives written threat

A lengthy, threatening note slipped into a package of Five Towns Jewish Times newspapers that were left on the doorstep of Rabbi Kenneth Hain’s Lawrence home last Friday attacked him after Hain, a prominent spiritual leader, took a stand against a news photo that the outlet recently published on its front page.

Lynbrook boy donates to local families in need

When 12-year-old Kaden Rogers saw that the Covid-19 pandemic had left some local families hungry and in need of household supplies, he collected donations to benefit them as part of his mitzvah project, a community-service deed in preparation for his bar mitzvah.

Franklin Square student creates claymation masterpieces

After watching a special starring the popular children’s video character Morph last March, Tony Pugliese decided to do some research on Morph, and discovered that he was made of clay — as …

Learning about Baldwin’s rich history

The Baldwin Historical Society, in collaboration with the Baldwin Public Library, hosted a Zoom meeting on Jan. 7 to explore the history of Baldwin. Marialisa Ar-nold, of the Baldwin Public …

Bellmore-Merrick residents roll up their sleeves for Covid-19 vaccine

As the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines roll out across the country, Bellmore and Merrick residents are among the thousands of New Yorkers who have already received their first doses of …

Mary Brennan INN in Hempstead hosting contactless food drive Jan. 16

The Mary Brennan INN in Hempstead will host its next no-contact curbside food drive to collect the most needed items for guests of the soup kitchen.   Call (516) 732-6009 with …

Wantagh High School choir, audio engineering class perform virtual community concert

As the coronavirus pandemic raged on, many people — and especially senior citizens — were unable to celebrate the holiday season with family and friends. At Wantagh High School, …

LB PBA fils suit to overturn state pay decision

The Long Beach Patrolmen's Benevolent Association, whose members have been working without a contract for over three years, has filed suit in State Supreme Court in Mineola, …

JAM Dance organizes flash mob proposal in Wantagh

Evan Styron said he defied the odds when planning to propose to his girlfriend, Lisa Friedrich, of East Meadow. Between the Covid-19 pandemic, a last-minute location change and inclement weather the …

Editorial

President Biden has his work cut out for him

We will need years, if not decades, to unravel and repair the damage that President Trump has done to the nation with his politics and policies.

Op-Ed

Let the healing begin

On March 4, 1861, President-elect Abraham Lincoln stood on the East Portico of the U.S. Capitol to take the oath of office and deliver his first inaugural address. Seven southern states had already . . .

Jerry Kremer

What we do right now will echo in history

America is in a state of shock in the wake of the assault on the U.S. Capitol, a second impeachment of President Trump and months of denial of the validity of November’s election. We have a new president . . .

Randi Kreiss

Fear hovered over Biden inauguration week

As I write this, after the mob attack on the Capitol and before this week’s Presidential Inauguration, like many of you, I don’t know what to believe.

Op-Ed

New leaders are the suburbs’ best shot at health equity

Inauguration Day, Jan. 20, will bring much-needed change in our country. President-elect Joe Biden has made controlling the coronavirus pandemic a priority, and for the first time, the incoming administration . . .

Herald Inside Long Island hosts applying to college amid pandemic webinar

  For the purpose of reducing Long Islanders' stress about applying to college during the pandemic, Herald Inside LI held a webinar sponsored by Molloy College, on November 19, which was …

Herald Inside Long Island hosts mental health awareness webinar

With the pandemic in full effect and COVID-19 cases going up with the second wave, health experts said that mental health issues have become heightened for many throughout Long Island, including …

Herald Inside LI hosts staying local for college webinar

When college doors reopened in the fall and fears of spreading the virus were prevalent, many colleges on Long Island adopted the hybrid model for classes and for extracurricular activities— …