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In recent months, we have seen a growing number of parents crowding school board meetings across Long Island, protesting the state mandate requiring students to mask up in schools. more
Each year, we encourage our readers to shop locally, in your community’s downtown, during the holidays. With the coronavirus pandemic still raging, we’re doubling down on that advice. more
The social media posts generated by Long Islanders at the very first Islanders game at the new UBS Arena came fast and furious on Saturday, showing an excitement not seen since the Islanders’ four straight Stanley Cup wins in the early ’80s. more
The Long Island Rail Road and Nassau Inter-County Express Bus are making significant strides to reduce their carbon footprints, with the LIRR testing battery-powered trains . . . more
Let’s stop equating the coronavirus with the flu, please. more
New York is headed in the wrong direction on solar power. more
Bravo to New York state voters for overwhelmingly passing a ballot referendum last week adding wording to the New York Constitution’s Bill of Rights guaranteeing the right to clean water, air and a healthful environment. more
Four years ago, as the race for Nassau County executive between then Legislator Laura Curran, a Democrat, and then State Sen. Jack Martins, a Republican, was heating up . . . more
Incumbent Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton, a Democrat from Glen Cove is seeking a reelection for the office she’s held since 2012. Challenger Meagan McCarty, a Republican from Port Washington, is seeking a first term in the Nov. 2 election. The Herald asked the candidates questions focused on vital issues and what makes them qualified for the position. more
Since 2012, Delia DeRiggi-Whitton has actively taken on causes in Nassau County’s 11th Legislative District, and has made important changes. more
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