New mural highlights O.B. railroad’s history

The Oyster Bay Railroad Museum has unveiled a new mural on the side of a building by the entrance to the rail yard. The mural, which features paintings of trains and Theodore Roosevelt, has been …

A changing climate means more ecological threats

North Shore notices climate change

A heat wave has blanketed Long Island in recent days, and it is becoming more apparent that extreme weather patterns are here to stay. The Herald spoke to residents of the North Shore and members of …

Casale, 95, says goodbye to Covid and its symptoms

Nancy Casale was in a wheelchair when she first entered Glen Cove Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in April 2022, and she wore an oxygen mask too. When she left the facility on July 15, she …

Alleged G.C. Mansion shooter turns himself in

Police have confirmed that Brooklyn resident Remy Marshall, 26, the alleged Glen Cove Mansion shooter, turned himself in on July 21 at the Glen Cove Police station accompanied by his lawyer, Javier …

L.V. Intermediate welcomes new assistant principal

The Locust Valley Intermediate School will have a new assistant principal come this fall. Kathleen Reilly of Locust Valley began working at her new position on July 1, and by all accounts has hit the …

Oyster Festival returns in person after two years to the hamlet

The Oyster Festival is coming back to the hamlet after two long years on Oct. 15 and 16 in Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park in Oyster Bay. The coronavirus pandemic put a crimp in the popular …

Minkin shares his intimate Grateful Dead photos

Grateful Dead ‘memory keeper’ holds book signing

Deadheads from near and far came to meet Bob Minkin, a well-known photographer of the Grateful Dead and other major bands, who was in Oyster Bay on July 14 to sell and sign copies of his new book, …

Op-Ed

Will the Russians fly away from the space station?

Given the all-but-declared new cold war between the U.S. and Russia, it may seem unsurprising that Vladimir Putin’s government would announce plans to pull out of its partnership with the International Space Station . . .

Randi Kreiss

Family time on Maine’s rocky seacoast

Things began to go sideways when the rain began, and we broke out the Monopoly set.

Editorial

It’s time to go to the precinct and vote . . . again?

With school board elections and the June primary for the Assembly, it seems we’re making more trips to our polling precinct than we might make to the gym.

Op-Ed

Two heroes, and one captain who should’ve been ashamed

A tall obelisk rises from the heart of Rockville Cemetery, the Lynbrook burial ground that dates back to the earliest days of our nation. It remembers the 139 souls lost . . .