As Afghan War comes to end, local vets feel betrayal, anger

Many of the more than 4 million American armed forces veterans or active-duty personnel who have served in the 20 years since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11 are battling a sense of heartbreak, …

Glen Cove ferry played key role on Sept. 11

The morning of Sept. 11, 2001, was clear and sunny, a perfect day to hop on the newly operational, high-speed commuter ferry from Glen Cove to Lower Manhattan. Glen Cove resident Patty Bourne took the early ferry for the first time — and while she was one of the lucky ones who eventually made it safely back to Long Island, she never expected to be one of the last few to have an enjoyable ride across the water that day.

First ROSE Fest raises $2,500 for local food pantry

It was a day of sunshine, live music and community fundraising at Glenwood Landing American Legion Post 336 in Glen Head last Saturday, during the first ROSE Fest, sponsored by the Sea Cliff home …

Remembering the 9/11 lost

Michele Puckett-Formolo remembers her father as a man who could light up a room. That quality is one of the things she misses most about him, 20 years later, since the light went out on John F. …

Fire destroys NOSH headquarters in Glen Cove

In a blow to families who have already been struggling throughout the pandemic, a fire broke out at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 347 hall in Glen Cove on Tuesday morning, destroying the headquarters of NOSH, a program of the North Shore Soup Kitchen. The food pantry had operated out of the Hill Street building since April, serving about 500 families on the North Shore each week.

Recognizing a fallen hero

This month, a bill is being considered in the Nassau County Legislature to rename a portion of Forest Avenue, in Locust Valley, Sgt. Robert Hendriks Way. The measure would honor the life and service …

Glen Cove Schools appoints Dr. Kim Rodriguez

The Glen Cove City School District appointed Dr. Kim H. Rodriguez as the district’s new assistant superintendent for human resources, which was effective as of Jan. 19.


Election season is upon us once again — vote!

Each election season, we invite political candidates to the Heralds' Garden City office for an hour-long meeting to hear their ideas and views before deciding whom we will endorse. This year will be no different.

Jerry Kremer

What’s next for two sharp, young county executives?

In New York state, over 5,000 people hold titles such as mayor, supervisor, sheriff, chief of police and others, and these office holders are responsible for the good and welfare of their citizens. Other than New York City’s mayor . . .

Randi Kreiss

Feel-good, do-good work: Here’s the plan

Your teenager sets aside his phone, his iPad, his computer, his tricked-out sneakers, her makeup palette, her micro shorts, his ratty T-shirt, her addiction to Instagram, his obsession with TikTok, and they leave home . . .

Scott Brinton

Memories of covering 9/11 haunt me still

My wife called soon after 9 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001, her voice measured but tense. I was half-awake, preparing myself for the day . . .

Randi Kreiss

Season of fire and flood slips into September

It has been a season of extremes, but after the floods, fires, winds, Covid surges, ICUs getting slammed, little ones getting sick, and the heat waves, one drumbeat persists . . .