Clavin to challenge Gillen in November

Surrounded by dozens of supporters, Town of Hempstead Receiver of Taxes Donald Clavin announced on Feb. 19 his candidacy for Hempstead Town supervisor. “We need a supervisor that will put the …

Baldwin ready for playoff time

If the Baldwin girls’ basketball team had taken a step back after winning back-to-back state championships, it would have been understandable. The Lady Bruins lost six of their seven leading scorers including the top two scorers in school history.

Recalling Rockville Centre's deadly LIRR train crash 69 years later

Sixty-nine years ago last Monday, the Nassau Daily Review-Star notified readers about one of the Long Island Rail Road’s deadliest train crashes. The night before, on Feb. 17, 1950, two trains had collided on the tracks in Rockville Centre, near Banks Avenue, killing 29 people, according to original reports, and injuring more than 100.

Nassau County officials upset over Amazon's decision to abandon Queens headquarters

Nassau County elected officials expressed disappointment after Amazon announced Feb. 14 that it would drop its plan to open a second headquarters in Long Island City, Queens. The tech giant’s …

Nunley's mural is completed

The famed Nunley’s Carousel, which graced Baldwin from 1940 to 1995, will, in a sense, return to the community soon. Artist Michael White has completed a mural of the historic ride that will be …


We were prepared to escape. Too many others weren’t.

"There’s a man with a gun,” a voice blared on the loudspeaker at the Heralds’ Garden City office on Jan. 3. “Get out of the building.”


    Backyard wilderness

    Thursday, February 21

    Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are in our own neighborhoods and communities, arming explorers of all ages with the tools and inspiration to discover the wonders of nature at their …

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