How to avoid summer tragedy around the water

Record-breaking temperatures this April have signaled an early start to pool season. While water fun is a summer ritual, it can also lead to avoidable calamity when children are left unattended …

Lynbrook proposes budget with a 3.35% tax increase. What does this mean for the 2023-24 year?

Taxes in the Village of Lynbrook are proposed to rise 3.35 percent after the mayor and board of trustees met on March 27 to review the proposed 2023-24 budget.

Competition? Not between these scholars.

Competition can bring out the best in people. Even a friendly rivalry can provide inspiration to achieve.

Final push against Hochul’s housing plan

As the April 1 deadline for adoption of the New York State budget passed, a top issue of debate remains Governor Hochul’s Housing Compact. Emphasizing the strain this proposal would have on local infrastructure, emergency services and the environment, Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin, North Hempstead Town Supervisor Jen DeSena and Oyster Bay Supervisor Joseph Saladino stood with local utility leaders, environmental preservationists and first responders in front of the Albertson Water District HQ to make a final push against the governor’s Housing Compact.

Trying to make Nassau County carbon neutral

The impact on the environment from Nassau County’s 1.39 million residents is significant.


The George Santos of then, now, and what might’ve been

He called us the “Herald Firing Squad.” That was fair, I guess. When Republican congressional candidate George Santos first visited our Garden City office last fall . . .

Randi Kreiss

As the virus ebbs, rules — and reporting — shift

Who says the coronavirus pandemic isn’t a global emergency anymore? WHO says.

Peter King

My unexpected medical adventure

I had never spent more than one night in a hospital or been confronted by serious illness, so my recent surgery for stomach cancer and six-day hospital stay were a life-altering experience.


The school board: Not always polite, but indispensable

So you’re looking for a way to give back to your community? Maybe burnish your resume for a future run for public office? Look no further than your local education board.