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South Shore residents support potential NYAW takeover

South Shore residents spoke forcefully at a public hearing on Feb. 26 that reviewed the state’s study to examine a potential public takeover of New York American Water’s private …

Bellmore-Merrick's bowlers clinch Nassau County championship

The Bellmore-Merrick girls varsity bowling team won the Nassau County championships on Feb. 21. The team went undefeated in conference play and held the top average countywide heading into the …

Despite Covid, Shabbat Across North America is held

There will not be large gatherings of people eating, drinking and talking together this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, yet however different the 25th annual Shabbat Across America and Canada looks the event’s mission remains the same – to connect Jews across North America.

Long Beach makes Juneteenth a paid holiday

The Long Beach City Council approved a resolution Tuesday night to designate Juneteenth — a celebration of Black freedom — an official city holiday, following a number of Long Island …

Lynbrook schools celebrate a very ‘Hamilton’ Human Relations Day

Nothing — not even a pandemic — was going to stop teacher Mary Kirby and her band of 60 highly determined students from hosting Lynbrook High School’s annual Human Relations Day.

North Woodmere native documents grandfather's Holocaust survivor tale in 'The Barn'

Roughly a decade ago, East Rockaway resident Pnina Knopf attended a National Council of Jewish Women health forum, and one of the speakers was Dr. Elana Kastner, an obstetrician and gynecologist with a practice in Valley Stream who is affiliated with NYU Winthrop Hospital in Mineola.

Editorial

A year later, lessons learned from the pandemic

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.

Randi Kreiss

A governor bruised by a pandemic mistake

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.

Op-Ed

So now that you’re vaccinated . . .

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.

Op-Ed

How do you know I’m from Lawn Guyland?

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.

Op-Ed

What happened to civic responsibility?

The events at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6 and the exhortations by some elected officials leading up to them got me to thinking about civic responsibility and our nation’s future.

Inside LI webinar focuses on estate planning

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 …

Herald Inside LI will host Black History Month webinar

In honor of Black History Month, Herald Inside LI will host a webinar featuring Black leaders on Long Island on February, 25 at 9:30 a.m.    Speakers will include Phil Andrews, the …

Herald Inside LI hosts staying local for college webinar

When college doors reopened in the fall and fears of spreading the virus were prevalent, many colleges on Long Island adopted the hybrid model for classes and for extracurricular activities— …

Herald Inside LI to host webinar on family businesses

Many Long Islanders are grappling with questions about how they can best start or maintain a business. Many wonder how a family business differs from other businesses and what it takes to bring …