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Timothy Charon — 2020 Person of the Year

Timothy Charon is a consummate volunteer who truly cares. We believe that he is the perfect choice for Herald Guardian 2020 Person of the Year. 

She focuses on giving rather than receiving

Marielle Vasquez, 6, of Oyster Bay, a first-grader at Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School and a parishioner at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Oyster Bay, brings joy to her family every day. This Christmas, Marielle will be bringing joy to other families in the community as well.

North Shore residents plan to lobby for local skate park

During the pandemic, Devin, Stokely and Drayer, who had extra time on their hands, wanted to learn how to skate. But much to their father’s disappointment, there were no skate parks in Glen Cove or the surrounding area to take them to.

Feeding the hungry as Covid-19 cases rise

In a time of uncertainty, the People Pantry, owned and operated by the non-for-profit organization People Loving People, is something that Long Islanders living near and far from Oyster Bay can count on.

Bayville teen creates Covid-19 memorial to honor lives lost

On a somber, Sunday morning 2,293 American flags, representing Nassau County residents who died from Covid-19, were placed on the green outside Village Hall in Bayville.

Tony Jimenez gets the ‘best Christmas present ever’

Glen Cove resident Tony Jimenez had a major influence on his niece Julianne Jimenez’s life nearly a decade ago. Julianne was addicted to drugs and alcohol, and it was her uncle Tony who saved …

Vaccine is on its way to the North Shore

Nassau County hospital officials and elected leaders are moving fast to prepare for distribution of the first doses of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine after federal emergency-use authorization for it was …


Resolve to monitor your mental health in 2021

Let’s say it like it was: 2020 was miserable. It was a horrid year for us all. Everyone — everyone — was affected to one degree or another by . . .


Cardiac Covid: How the virus impacts the heart

We have learned a lot about Covid-19 over the past 10 months. Importantly, we know now that it isn’t just a lung and respiratory issue, as was thought early on.

Jerry Kremer

How long will we suffer, and how well will we heal?

It’s now nearly a year since the Trump administration learned that a deadly virus was making its way into our country. During that period, the White House and many governors have engaged in a political wrestling match . . .

Randi Kreiss

Saving our sanity and our souls through books

It nearly killed me. One of my grandkids said they “hate” books. They don’t read books except when one is assigned in school. Given the options of smartphones, TV and computers . . .