Patriots Trail to promote veteran monuments

Across Glen Clove veteran monuments can be found. But the historical and community significance of each landmark is not known by everyone. Rion Weber, a 17-year-old Port Washington student from Paul …

If you are in a pickle, head to Pickle Island

Pickle Island is more than your typical grab-and-go local food spot. Arcade games, manga, comic books, and deep-fried pickles can all be found within its doors. Entrepreneurs, Nick Horman Jr., 38, …

Glen Cove School District distributes at-home Covid test kits

Glen Cove School District began distribution of at-home Covid test kits on Jan. 3 to serve as a screening tool. The tests kits will help parents predetermine whether students, upon showing symptoms, …

Bleu Clarinet gives back to the community

Music is a community unifier. The Soul Exchange’s Bleu Clarinet’s goal has been to reignite Glen Cove’s love of the arts.

Glen Cove to create an updated master plan

The City of Glen Cove is looking ahead, and is on track to create a new plan for the city’s future. Last month, the city was awarded grant funding from New York State to prepare a new master plan for the first time in more than a decade.

Pickleball raises funds for NOSH

A pickleball tournament held over the weekend raised more than $4,300 for a local food pantry in need of help. Alistair Wright, 16, a junior at Friends Academy in Locust Valley, is the founder of …

Glen Cove opts out of pot sales

After a lengthy public hearing Tuesday night, the Glen Cove City Council voted unanimously to opt out of allowing cannabis retail dispensaries and onsite consumption locations. Opponents and proponents spoke passionately, offering facts and statistics to make their cases.

Editorial

Nassau should enforce state’s mask mandate

Bruce Blakeman’s first public act as Nassau County executive-elect, in the second week of December, was one of rebellion.

Scott Brinton

‘Biking Borders’ brings out the best of humanity

The 2019 documentary “Biking Borders,” chronicling the nine-month, 9,320-mile cycling adventure of two college friends, Max Jabs and Nono Konopka, from Berlin to Beijing, opens with the pair struggling to stay upright . . .

Randi Kreiss

Readers tell their Covid stories in 50 words, or more

In the Dec. 2-8 issue, I invited readers to say how they were getting through the coronavirus pandemic so far, noting that all eyes were on the Omicron variant, and that our stories would surely evolve. Thank you so much for sharing these snippets of your lives.

Jerry Kremer

Some things to look forward to, and some to be scared of

With 2021 behind us, I’m trying hard to be optimistic about 2022. When you’ve lived past your 70s . . .

Randi Kreiss

Kidney donor tells story of the gift she gave

"Dear Ms. Kreiss: I read your article in the Herald about your friends’ son who needs a kidney . . .

Scott Brinton

‘Get Back,’ the documentary, humanizes the Beatles

I have no memory of Beatlemania. The movement, which erupted in the early 1960s and was accompanied in the following years by an outpouring of teenage hysteria not seen since . . .