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An arresting lesson in Nassau County police work

A Signal 15 comes in over the radio: A stolen vehicle used in a felony — perhaps a bank robbery, maybe a kidnapping — has been pulled over. Officers must quickly assess the situation: Is the vehicle occupant armed? Hostile? Ready to run?

Let the games begin

It’s time to play soccer again. More than 100 children and their parents, coaches and trainers made their way to the fields at Baldwin Harbor Town Park on the windy morning of May 1 for a …

Town announces return of ‘Do Not Knock’ program

After a long day, the Vardakises’ East Meadow residence is finally quiet. Their youngest, a 2-year-old, is asleep, and parents Allison and Andrew are getting their other children, ages 8 and 5, ready for bed. Then the doorbell rings. A salesperson waits outside. The family dog begins to bark, the baby starts to cry and, Allison says, “It’s very hard to calm everyone down.”

‘Alcohol-infused’ ice cream shop coming soon to Long Beach

Long Beach City Council hearings on proposals to increase off-street parking are normally yawners. But one such session Tuesday night — the outcome of which would effectively allow the opening of a …

South Side works OT for county title

After more than 87 minutes of scoreless soccer in the Nassau Class A girls’ final, Mia Delmond took over to deliver South Side its first county crown in six seasons.

Obituary

Hewlett Harbor's Jim Steinman wrote the classic 'Bat Out Of Hell'

He rode his bike from his Hewlett Harbor home to Green Acres Mall, in Valley Stream, and bought records at Sam Goody’s produced by rock ’n’ roll legend Phil Spector, and others that featured the classical music of Richard Wagner.

Editorial

For goodness’ sake, get vaccinated

We’re steadily getting there — herd immunity, when a minimum of 60 to 70 percent of Americans will be vaccinated against Covid-19. As of press time this week . . .

Scott Brinton

The story that haunts me all these years later

I covered the Bellmore-JFK High School Homecoming parade in the fall of 2004. It was a sunny day, full of carefree teenagers. I could never have imagined then that that day would haunt me still.

Op-Ed

Maintaining a teacher’s freedom to teach

It was recently reported that a group of Rockville Centre parents accused a high school social studies teacher of criticizing police during class, and wanted her to be reprimanded. The district superintendent . . .

Randi Kreiss

Why are young girls mean to one another?

Time-travel with me. The year was 1957. We had just moved to Cedarhurst from Queens, and it was the first day of class at Number Three School on Broadway.

Jerry Kremer

Some of us are killing our friends without bullets

We Americans have experienced a horrible year since the coronavirus invaded out shores. We’ve been confined to our homes, prohibited from traveling . . .

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 …