Low mortality, high infectivity for BA.5

Covid numbers rising again

It appears the Covid-19 pandemic peaked and is declining, but it also appears the virus is not going anywhere anytime soon, as the BA.5 variant has been aggressively making its way around Nassau …

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 …

Teen Idol contestants sing their way to the top

Then there were two. A pair of Glen Cove teens have reached the finals of the Downtown Sounds Teen Idol contest, which concluded on Friday. In recent weeks, local teens have serenaded the Glen Cove …

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 …

Oysters filter water and promote biodiversity

Oysters arrive to improve waters

The Coalition to Save Hempstead Harbor has embarked on a new project to help keep local waters healthy. On Tuesday the organization kicked off an oyster-seeding project, beginning the process of …

A first look at Shore Road improvements for S.C. and G.C.

Preliminary concepts for the much-maligned Shore Road were made public at a meeting held at Glen Cove City Hall on July 12. Although the concept-art is the first step to fixing Shore Road, residents …

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 . . .

Herald Inside LI hosts College webinar on upcoming fall semester

As a result of the pandemic, colleges everywhere have had no choice but to make social and academic changes to their school settings. Students, faculty and staff have adapted to our new …