The Mimi Mernis Food Pantry, at the Village Church of Bayville, has served the North Shore community for nearly 20 years, and has been especially active during the coronavirus pandemic. Its essential service has recently been recognized by Rising Tide Natural Market in Glen Cove, which named the pantry its February 2021 Charity of the Month.
It’s been an unsteady few years for antiques. Furniture, artwork, jewelry and finely crafted household items from the past, long considered pricey but good investments, have seen dramatic decreases in demand and a depression in appraised value. The abundance of retail antique shops, which once lined major city thoroughfares, small towns and country barns, have largely disappeared. People looking for high-style antiques to buy or sell, are looking online.
U.S. Rep. Kathleen Rice, who represents the South Shore's 4th District, late Monday called on New York's Democratic governor, Andrew Cuomo, to resign after a third woman came forward accusing him of …
Across Nassau County are homes run by the disability care and support agency AHRC Nassau, which is based in Brookville. It allows people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to lead independent and happy lives. But for over the past decade, providing a good quality of life has become more complicated because the New York state continually cuts funding for agencies like AHRC Nassau.
The spirit of Thanksgiving has lived on in Oyster Bay months after over 300 runners raced through Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park last Thanksgiving Day as part of the eighth annual Oyster Bay Turkey Trot. John Quirk, who has been organizing the annual Oyster Bay Turkey Trot — a marathon that runs on Thanksgiving Day — and Oyster Bay Turkey Trot board member Danielle Taylor, presented checks for $4,500 to local organizations on Feb. 11.
As Americans ponder the quality of the nation’s civic discourse, the nature of its presidency and the future of its political experiment, Long Island University Post and Tweed Roosevelt, a great-grandson of President Theodore Roosevelt, are joining forces to upgrade the university’s curriculum in international relations, diplomacy, leadership and public policy.
The Town of Oyster Bay Board voted unanimously on Feb. 9 to align the town’s definition of anti-Semitism with that of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance. Town spokesman Brian …
In the Village of Bayville, 30 miles of underground water main, 4 to 16 inches in diameter, carries water to residents’ homes. At the village board meeting on Feb. 22, trustees and Mayor Bob De Natale approved contracts with two companies to ensure that water is monitored and analyzed more efficiently, and that leaks are detected quickly.
Dawn Pologruto said she was desperate. Her 3 year old son was allergic to raw eggs and his birthday was approaching. How could she order a cake and not allow the birthday boy to have a taste? Wandering into Locust Valley’s Wonderful Wedding Cakes, she asked co-owner Kristan Newman if she could help.
According to the Nassau County Police Department, Town of Oyster Bay Constables discovered a large blue swastika spray-painted on a Centre Island Road stop sign. Ivan Martinez, 19, of Islip, was seen on surveillance footage and was apprehended on Feb. 9 after an investigation. He has been charged with first-degree aggravated harassment, fourth-degree criminal mischief and making graffiti.
A group of roughly 30 Bayville residents gathered outside Village Hall last Saturday to hear Mayor Bob De Natale’s plans for a beloved ice rink. Once a popular recreational site, it has not been maintained for years, and the 100-foot wooded trail leading to it is overgrown and blocked by fallen trees.
State Sen. Jim Gaughran, a Democrat from Northport whose district includes Sea Cliff, Glen Head and Glenwood Landing, introduced legislation in the Senate on Jan. 26 to restore oversight control of …
The coronavirus pandemic reached Long Island a year ago next week, at first bringing a handful of cases before it dug in and exploded, wreaking havoc.
I admired Gov. Mario Cuomo so much that I actually bought an old CD of his speeches some years ago, and I actually listened to them. So I am educated in the successes and rhetorical and political skills of the Cuomo boys.
It’s been over 27 years since Colin Ferguson stepped onto a Long Island Rail Road train in Mineola and started indiscriminately firing a 9mm pistol at passengers. The attack propelled Carolyn McCarthy to run for Congress.
I applaud the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recent guidance update recommending that people who are fully vaccinated not be confined to quarantine after exposure to a case of Covid-19.
I was in Ryann’s Wines in East Meadow around the holidays, standing at the checkout, when a fellow customer, a man in his 70s, called out to a 20-something employee from across the store.
The coronavirus pandemic has, like never before, demonstrated to families that they must prepare now, not later, for any eventuality. Herald Inside LI recently held a webinar, “2021 Estate and …