Bellmore-Merrick ambulance struck on Newbridge Road

An ambulance from Bellmore-Merrick Emergency Medical Services was struck early Saturday morning by another vehicle, causing it to turn on its side. 


This Women's History Month: Honoring these remarkable hometown women from Valley Stream to Elmont

Just in time for Women’s History Month, the 10th annual Women of Distinction Ceremony made its triumphant return earlier this month after a Covid-19 hiatus. Started by Assemblywoman …

Jamie Terran helps moms find a balance that works

Career coach Jamie Terran is on a mission to help moms find a balance between their life at home with kids and their careers.

Celebrating an Eagle Scout in the Five Towns

Five Towns-based Boy Scout Troop 20, once the oldest troop in the area, tracing its beginnings to 1916, folded roughly a decade ago because of a lack of leadership and enrollment.

After 40 years, Rabbi Ronald Androphy is set to retire

Since 1983, Rabbi Ronald Androphy has been a staple at the East Meadow Beth-El Jewish Center, and throughout the East Meadow community. Now, after 40 years, Androphy has announced his retirement. And …

Opponents fear housing plan’s impact on environment

Environmentalists decry Hochul’s proposed state housing compact

Gov. Kathy Hochul’s proposed New York Housing Compact has drawn outcry from across Long Island, and some of the loudest voices can be heard in environmental organizations. Groups across the …


Tell Albany it’s time to support local journalism

Every single week, you open your edition of the Herald, ready to catch up on everything you need to know in your community. Whether it’s some exciting new project taken on by your local lawmakers, to how our great schools are funded, even to some of the personal stories that touch your heart — you can’t imagine a world without your local newspaper. And you don’t want to imagine a world without your local newspaper.


Remembering Judy Heumann

My friend Judy Heumann died March 4 in Washington, D.C., where she lived. Her name might not mean too much to many of you. But to thousands, and I do mean thousands, of people who struggle every day with physical disabilities, her name is gold.

Randi Kreiss

Feeling lost? Books are our GPS in the world.

Do you think we haven’t seen the likes of Marjorie Taylor Greene before? The story of shamelessly ambitious, undereducated bigots scrambling for traction in government is old. Read “All the King’s Men,” by Robert Penn Warren.


What the George Santos discourse is missing

Many of us in Nassau County, myself included, are disgusted by the lies that Republican congressman George Santos has been spewing on a near-daily basis. Like many others, I would like to see Santos resign. But . . .