Laura Gillen announces campaign for Congress

Former Town of Hempstead Supervisor Laura Gillen, a Democrat who lost last November’s Congressional race to GOP Rep. Anthony D’Esposito is prepared to run again, she said in a Wednesday …

How to avoid summer tragedy around the water

Record-breaking temperatures this April have signaled an early start to pool season. While water fun is a summer ritual, it can also lead to avoidable calamity when children are left unattended …

Rep. George Santos facing hurdle: lack of funding

While U.S. Rep. George Santos has continued to defy his many critics by refusing to resign from Congress, he now faces the difficult task of winning re-election after having filed to run again next year. As local and national support for the embattled Republican remains effectively nonexistent, Santos will likely find his third congressional race his most difficult, now that his constituents have gotten to know him for real.


The George Santos of then, now, and what might’ve been

He called us the “Herald Firing Squad.” That was fair, I guess. When Republican congressional candidate George Santos first visited our Garden City office last fall . . .

Peter King

My unexpected medical adventure

I had never spent more than one night in a hospital or been confronted by serious illness, so my recent surgery for stomach cancer and six-day hospital stay were a life-altering experience.

Randi Kreiss

As the virus ebbs, rules — and reporting — shift

Who says the coronavirus pandemic isn’t a global emergency anymore? WHO says.


The school board: Not always polite, but indispensable

So you’re looking for a way to give back to your community? Maybe burnish your resume for a future run for public office? Look no further than your local education board.