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Long Island beaches to reopen on Friday

By Scott Brinton, Jim Bernstein, Karen Bloom and Melissa Koenig sbrinton@liherald.com Beaches on Long Island will open for the summer on Friday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on May 15 to mixed …

Elmont synagogue mainstay dies at 101

The coronavirus pandemic claimed another life on April 20, when Abraham Goldstein died of complications from the virus. He was 101-years-old. Goldstein was a “mainstay” at the Elmont …

Carey, Elmont athletic officials upset about sports cancelations

Arianna Millan has been playing softball since she was 3 1/2, and was looking forward to playing her last season at H. Frank Crey this year. But now she won’t be able to, as athletic directors …

Elmont, Franklin Square teachers inspire their students at a distance

Every day, Elmont Memorial High School Principal Kevin Dougherty has been posting videos on Instagram and Twitter to keep his students updated on the Sewanhaka Central High School District’s …

Editorial

Governor Cuomo, Main Street needs a hand

Covid-19 has completely changed the way we all live. But along with worrying about keeping themselves and their families healthy, thousands of small business owners across New York state are losing sleep over . . .

Editorial

Don’t let panic destroy our humanity

Fear can bring out the worst in us. When the coronavirus pandemic erupted in China in January, Asian-Americans shared stories on social media about how people would avoid them . . .