For those perceived as Muslim, life after Sept. 11 was difficult

Ravin Chetram, of Oyster Bay, remembers Sept. 11, 2001 well. He recalls being on a Long Island Rail Road train on his way to work in Manhattan when there was an announcement that a plane had hit one …

20 years later, remembering a ‘gentle giant,’ Wade Green

Alicia Govia wears a thin metal memory band on her wrist, engraved with her brother’s name, “Wade B. Green, 9-11-01, WTC” and an American flag, which has mostly worn off. The band …

A somber Sept. 11 ceremony planned in observance of the tragedy's 20th anniversary

An annual 9/11 memorial ceremony on Saturday that will be hosted by New York state Sen. Jim Gaughran and his predecessor, former state Sen. Carl Marcellino. Members of the Oyster Bay and Atlantic …

A revealing unearthing of bits of history at Sagamore Hill

Last month, archaeologists made some significant discoveries at Sagamore Hill. A group from the National Park Service spent two weeks conducting an excavation at the stable and lodge site and …

L.V. schools will abide by state mandate

The Locust Valley Central School District Board of Education voted on Tuesday to comply with the New York State Department of Health’s mask mandate, less than 24 hours after board trustees …

Hot stuff at Nassau fire camp

Khadeejah Memon is 14. Five feet tall and weighing 107 pounds, the East Norwich resident said she has her heart set on becoming a New York City firefighter. She joined the East Norwich Fire …

Editorial

Election season is upon us once again — vote!

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.

Op-Ed

The rough road ahead this school year

I recently took part in a WABC-TV special, “Back to School: Learning During a Pandemic,” hosted by Lauren Glassberg. The participants included . . .

Jerry Kremer

What’s next for two sharp, young county executives?

In New York state, over 5,000 people hold titles such as mayor, supervisor, sheriff, chief of police and others, and these office holders are responsible for the good and welfare of their citizens. Other than New York City’s mayor . . .

Randi Kreiss

Feel-good, do-good work: Here’s the plan

Your teenager sets aside his phone, his iPad, his computer, his tricked-out sneakers, her makeup palette, her micro shorts, his ratty T-shirt, her addiction to Instagram, his obsession with TikTok, and they leave home . . .