Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day by participating in a commemorative program at the Joysetta and Julius Pearse African American Museum of Nassau County in the Incorporated Village of Hempstead..
When the Covid-19 pandemic shut down businesses and schools in March 2020, a new phrase passed into common use: essential worker. The term referred particularly to employees whose jobs were essential to societal function and could not be accomplished remotely, like those in health care, food production, and sanitization. But when employees in these sectors went to work, what happened to their young children?
Town of Hempstead officials began their new term Jan. 4 at Town Hall. During the nearly two-hour inauguration, Supervisor Don Clavin, Town Clerk Kate Murray, Senior Councilwoman Dorothy Goosby, and …
On Dec. 22 and 23, Turtle Hook Middle School students participated in a mural project in their school hallways. The project, which was funded by the Nassau County Office of Youth Services and NYS Office of Children and Family Services, provided students the opportunity to work with Long Island artist and founder of Saint-Cyr Art Studio, Marie Saint-Cyr, to create and paint murals along their hallway walls.
Bruce Blakeman’s first public act as Nassau County executive-elect, in the second week of December, was one of rebellion.
We’re about to lose one of the most significant advances in health care made over the past decade, unless Congress takes immediate action.
"Dear Ms. Kreiss: I read your article in the Herald about your friends’ son who needs a kidney . . .
The war on local school boards, teaching and history is escalating as conservative activists and Republican politicians prepare for the 2022 congressional midterm elections.