Election 2021

Jason Abelove challenges Don Clavin for Hempstead town supervisor

Jason Abelove is challenging Don Clavin for Town of Hempstead supervisor. Ahead of Election Day on Nov. 2, the Herald asked the candidates questions about their goals and issues facing the community.

Lynbrook, East Rockaway to host Homecoming festivities

East Rockaway and Lynbrook high schools are set to host Homecoming festivities on Oct. 15 and 16.

Guest column

The Bates Opera House in Lynbrook — the early years

With the upcoming demolition of the Mangrove Feather Company building to make way for a 201-unit apartment complex, I’d like to tell the Herald readers about some of the remarkable early history of what was once the Bates Opera House and then the Atlantic Knitting Mill.

Lynbrook on verge of tennis crown

Winning a conference has been nothing new for the Lynbrook girls’ tennis team in recent seasons, but this year’s roster is shaping up to be one of the best ones in school history.The Owls …

Obituary

Longtime East Rockaway resident Andrew Sarosy dies

Andrew Stephen “Skip” Sarosy died on Sept. 21.

Op-Ed

The progressive left’s New York power play

The race to the progressive left is under way in New York state, with word that New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams is forming an “exploratory committee” and may launch a Democratic primary challenge to Gov. Kathy Hochul.

Scott Brinton

Elegy for Sears — and, perhaps, mall culture

Long Island recently lost its last Sears, that once ubiquitous powerhouse retailer that sold a range of goods, from sturdy jeans to solidly built power tools and refrigerators.

Randi Kreiss

Into the abyss, and discovering a new world

Some octopuses probably could score better than I did on an SAT. It’s hard to figure, though, since they can’t hold a pen or read the questions . . .