Looking forward after successful wrestling season at Wantagh High School

Sometimes, when a team falls just short of its ultimate goal, fear can start to sink in that that its window of opportunity might be closing. But with coaches Paul Gillespie and Ray Hanley at the helm, and with Anthony and Joe Clem and Jesse Vanorden returning next season, Wantagh High School’s wrestling team has no such concern.

Showtime for ‘The Little Mermaid’ at Seaford Middle School

Seaford Middle School’s drama club will roll out the red carpet for its annual school play — with the much-anticipated performance of “The Little Mermaid Jr.” — on March 31 and April 1.

Women's History Month

Kerri Scanlon is a leader in Long Island medicine

Kerri Scanlon, the executive director of Glen Cove Hospital, shares her experiences in nursing, and offers advice for women getting into health care.


Remembering Judy Heumann

My friend Judy Heumann died March 4 in Washington, D.C., where she lived. Her name might not mean too much to many of you. But to thousands, and I do mean thousands, of people who struggle every day with physical disabilities, her name is gold.

Randi Kreiss

Feeling lost? Books are our GPS in the world.

Do you think we haven’t seen the likes of Marjorie Taylor Greene before? The story of shamelessly ambitious, undereducated bigots scrambling for traction in government is old. Read “All the King’s Men,” by Robert Penn Warren.


Tell Albany it’s time to support local journalism

Every single week, you open your edition of the Herald, ready to catch up on everything you need to know in your community. Whether it’s some exciting new project taken on by your local lawmakers, to how our great schools are funded, even to some of the personal stories that touch your heart — you can’t imagine a world without your local newspaper. And you don’t want to imagine a world without your local newspaper.


What the George Santos discourse is missing

Many of us in Nassau County, myself included, are disgusted by the lies that Republican congressman George Santos has been spewing on a near-daily basis. Like many others, I would like to see Santos resign. But . . .