LB Council opts out of state’s retail marijuana program

The Long Beach City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to opt out of a New York State program that would have allowed the establishment of a dispensary to sell retail marijuana. The council …

LB city council moves forward to settle Haberman suit

Saying it was the best deal it could have gotten, the Long Beach City Council took its biggest step yet Tuesday night to settle a multi-million dollar lawsuit by a developer that has been ongoing for …


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.


Washington must act to protect affordable care

We’re about to lose one of the most significant advances in health care made over the past decade, unless Congress takes immediate action.

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 . . .


Conservative politics could play into school elections

The war on local school boards, teaching and history is escalating as conservative activists and Republican politicians prepare for the 2022 congressional midterm elections.