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Columbus Day has been celebrated in the United States since 1971, when President Lyndon B. Johnson signed legislation proclaiming it a federal holiday. For years, the holiday has been controversial. more
Hispanics are Nassau County’s fastest-growing ethnic population, County Executive Laura Curran noted in mid-September, the start of Hispanic Heritage Month . . . more
Here we are, nine years after Superstorm Sandy pummeled Nassau County’s South and North Shores, still waiting for the federal and state governments to take meaningful action to harden our coastal infrastructure . . . more
Fair and festival season is upon us again. Last weekend, the Chamber of Commerce of the Bellmores staged its famed Family Street Festival . . . more
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. more
More than 80 percent of Nassau County adults have received at least their first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine. That’s excellent. Overall . . . more
With all the highly necessary talk about the Covid-19 vaccine, it would be easy to overlook the flu shot, which each of us should get every year, but only about half of us do. more
The Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and in Shanksville, Pa., set off a cascade of worldwide catastrophes over the subsequent two decades . . . more
Some 87 percent of Nassau County’s adult population, ages 18 and up, has received at least a first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine. Bravo, Nassau! more
School’s starting this week. That’s a scary thought, given that we were supposed to have vanquished the coronavirus by now . . . more
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