East Meadow’s Marcella Pizzo is a leader in social work

East Meadow resident Marcella Pizzo started her career as a high school English teacher in Brooklyn. But after seeing some of the mental hardships that these kids faced, she knew there was more …

Public safety meeting offers tips to residents

Residents from Legislator Tom McKevitt’s 13th district made their way to the East Meadow library on March 7 for a public safety meeting. Nassau County police officers from the first and third …

NCPD: people hospitalized after high levels of carbon monoxide in East Meadow home

A carbon monoxide leak in an East Meadow home has caused 9 people to suffer from high levels of carbon monoxide, including a few children, according to Nassau County Police. Officials received a …

Audit: East Meadow School District paid too much for overtime

A recent audit of the East Meadow school district by the state comptroller’s office found that the district paid more than $1.1 million in overtime costs to the facilities and operations department …

Learning to be surefire hires

Anyone who has ever interviewed for a job knows just how stressful the process can be, and that’s why for the past 15 years, the East Meadow Chamber of Commerce has been hosting the Millie …

Chamber promotes good online presence

In an ever-changing world, with new technological advances coming out nearly everyday, it’s important for businesses to be in the know on how to best promote their business. Whether its an …

Progressive American Community Empowerment organization helps minority groups, one meet-and-greet at a time

At the Progressive American Community Empowerment organization’s meet-and-greet last week, attendees, organizers and elected officials promoted a sense of togetherness and understanding of other cultures in Nassau County’s diverse communities.


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.


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.


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 . . .


Why the heck should health care be affordable?

As election season heats up, we are once again hearing the same worn-out message parroted by Democrats hoping to get elected. You know it: “I support access to quality, affordable health care.”