BREAKING NEWS: Death toll reaches nearly 50 in Nassau County


Town officials call on National Disaster Medical System to support hospital, health care providers

Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin, Councilman Anthony D’Esposito and Hempstead Town Medical Director Dr. David Neubert called on U.S. Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand to support …

New York American Water postpones April rate hike until September

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, New York American Water announced on March 25 that it is postponing its scheduled April 1 rate hike until Sept. 1. The rate hike would see households in the …

Waiting game for Long Beach little leaguers

America’s Pastime is on hold or canceled at every level across the country amid the coronavirus pandemic. Major League Baseball, set to open March 26, will begin at the earliest in mid-May …

Atkinson teachers cheer on Freeport students

Caroline G. Atkinson School students received a surprise on March 26 when several teachers drove around Freeport in a caravan to wave to their students and cheer them on through the pandemic. Some …

North Shore communities work to provide meals for health care workers

As health care workers continue to show up to work while others stay home, people in the North Shore have decided that the medical workers should not have to worry about bringing their lunch or dinner. 

How soap destroys the coronavirus

Hand washing with soap and water remains one of the most effective defenses against the coronavirus — provided it is done correctly.

Central Orthopedic continues on with telemedicine

Although more and more people are staying home due to the coronavirus, Central Orthopedic, an orthopedic surgery practice in Rockville Centre, has “taken a medical oath to treat our patients,” said Dr. Jordan Kerker.

County panel surveying how COVID-19 is hurting businesses

Nassau County’s Coronavirus Economic Advisory Council is asking business owners to fill out a confidential survey to gauge how the COVID-19 outbreak is hurting small, medium and big businesses …

Help with New York Guard appreciation packages

The New York Guard Association wants to put together care packages for State Guard soldiers who are currently on active duty working with the National Guard on Operation COVID-19.

Gourmet Glatt in Cedarhurst and Woodmere checking shoppers temperatures at entrances

With the increasing number of coronavirus cases in the Five Towns, Gourmet Glatt is taking extra safety precautions at their stores in Woodmere and Cedarhurst. Security guards stationed at the …

Heralds seek 2020 summer interns

Herald Community Newspapers is seeking 2020 and summer interns for our 18 community-based publications that stretch across Nassau County’s South Shore, from Valley Stream to Seaford, and Long …

Editorial

Save a life — give blood, especially now

The American Red Cross is urging healthy, eligible people who are feeling well to give blood or platelets to help maintain a sufficient blood supply and prevent shortages as the coronavirus pandemic continues.

Editorial

Even now, patronize your local small businesses

Coronavirus has swept across New York with astounding speed, leaving sickness, fear and uncertainty in its wake. Small businesses, particularly restaurants and bars, have taken a beating . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

Let’s work together to defeat the coronavirus

How often do we hear that the most important thing in life is good health? That truth has been driven home by the coronavirus . . .

Jerry Kremer

When will it be a woman’s turn?

While there are many women advancing in the corporate world, the political world lags far behind when it comes to women advancing into high office. I have mixed feelings about Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s political style, but . . .

Heralds seek 2020 summer interns

Herald Community Newspapers is seeking 2020 and summer interns for our 18 community-based publications that stretch across Nassau County’s South Shore, from Valley Stream to Seaford, and Long …