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City of Glen Cove adopts bond totaling $8.9 million

Necessary infrastructure projects are expected to be completed in Glen Cove thanks to a bond ordinance passed by the City Council last week. The $8.9 million bond is part of a five-year capital plan developed by Mayor Tim Tenke and City Controller Mike Piccirillo to provide the city with strategic direction that, according to Tenke, will benefit the city two-fold: Infrastructure work will get done, and the city will actually save money.

Adult Day Program continues to support members and caregivers in Glen Cove

Earlier this month, an important program reopened its doors in Glen Cove. Though the Glen Cove Senior Center’s Social Model Adult Day Program, like many others, has been operating remotely since last spring, the in-person connection and support it provides to members is part of what makes it so valuable.

Herald Community Newspapers seek 2021 summer interns

Herald Community Newspapers is seeking 2021 summer interns for our 18 community-based publications that stretch across Nassau County’s South Shore, from Valley Stream to Seaford, and Long Beach …

Spring brings renewed hope for Glen Cove High School seniors

Glen Cove High School seniors drove into the high school parking lot on Tuesday morning, walked to the football field and gathered, sort of, for a class photo, chatting in the bright sun. The scene was almost normal — except for the masks and the reminders to keep their distance — with students laughing and administrators giving directions as a drone flew overhead, and was the first of several events this spring meant to provide students with some traditional senior-year experiences.

North Shore residents respond to Chauvin verdict

Last year, Americans experienced an array of emotions — sadness, outrage and horror, as they watched footage of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin kneel on George Floyd’s …

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.

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.

Jerry Kremer

Say goodbye to those old party gangs

Once upon a time, partisan politics was a simple business. There were two major parties, and they both had simple strategies for staying in power. The voters were attracted to either . . .

Op-Ed

The tyranny of false equivalencies

My March 4-10 column, “Voting is an act of choice and an expression of voice,” prompted a note from someone who wanted to talk about threats to democracy. He leads a group of citizens . . .

Op-Ed

Many calls, but little action on infrastructure

The potholes that used to greet us each spring, but now are with us year-round, remind us of the condition of our roads and bridges.