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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 …

Pressure builds for state action on water rates

Advocates of a plan for a public takeover of New York American Water backed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo are on the move this week, hoping to forestall an impending May 1 rate increase and move the State Assembly to join the State Senate to act on their behalf.

North Shore Schools select interim superintendent

The North Shore School District Board of Education said a tearful goodbye to Superintendent Dr. Peter Giarrizzo on April 15, when it accepted his resignation. But trustees also shared a welcoming hello, voting to approve the appointment of Dr. Thomas Dolan as interim superintendent.

Up-cycling jeans at the Sea Cliff Farmers Market

Many may have a couple pair of jeans that have sat untouched in a drawer for quite some time and the Sea Cliff Farmers Market has a solution.

Public water takeover stalled in Assembly, taken out of budget

Legislation to allow a public takeover of New York American Water’s Long Island assets has stalled in the State Assembly. According to a report released on March 29, a study ordered by Gov. …

Sea Cliff government reorganizes

The Sea Cliff board of trustees held its annual reorganizational meeting on Monday night, and Elena Villafane was sworn in as the village’s 36th mayor, and Dina Epstein and James Versocki began …

North Shore reacts to marijuana legalization

New York state on March 31 legalized recreational marijuana use — an effort years in the making — while setting regulations for a new industry and its taxation. Spanning 128 pages, the …

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.

Op-Ed

Maintaining a teacher’s freedom to teach

It was recently reported that a group of Rockville Centre parents accused a high school social studies teacher of criticizing police during class, and wanted her to be reprimanded. The district superintendent . . .

Randi Kreiss

Why are young girls mean to one another?

Time-travel with me. The year was 1957. We had just moved to Cedarhurst from Queens, and it was the first day of class at Number Three School on Broadway.

Jerry Kremer

Some of us are killing our friends without bullets

We Americans have experienced a horrible year since the coronavirus invaded out shores. We’ve been confined to our homes, prohibited from traveling . . .

Herald Inside LI hosts Health + Wealth webinar

In an effort to connect Long Islanders with health and wealth advocates, Herald Inside LI held a free webinar called the 50+ Health+Wealth Virtual Event on March 25.   Sponsored by …

Herald Inside LI hosts virus and vaccine webinar

A little over a week ago, the pandemic hit its global year anniversary, and on March 19, Nassau County reached 400 thousand residents who have received at least one dose of either the …

Herald Inside LI hosts virus and vaccine webinar

A little over a week ago, the pandemic hit its global year anniversary, and on March 19, Nassau County reached 400 thousand residents who have received at least one dose of either the …