Grid box markings drawn on Rockaway Turnpike by Meadowmere Park

In an effort to reduce gridlock in a heavily trafficked area and help emergency responders, Nassau County’s Department of Public Works painted a grid box at the intersection of East Avenue by Meadowmere Park and Rockaway Turnpike.

Girls playing softball again in the Hewlett-Woodmere Little League

The new Hewlett-Woodmere Little League three-team softball program got under way earlier in the month, with the Rockies playing their first game against the Cardinals a 20-13 loss on Sept. 13 at Grant Park in Hewlett, after a decade without the sport being part of the 64-year-old league. The Cards played the Brewers the day before to a 15-15 tie.

V.S. North spoils Hewlett homecoming

With a minute left in the second quarter, it appeared Hewlett’s homecoming game against Valley Stream North on Saturday was on pace to be a stagnant slugfest until the final whistle. The visitors maintained a miniscule one-point lead and had possession at their own 31-yard line. Momentum shifted with one fateful play.

Covid forces Lawrence football forfeit

The Lawrence High School Golden Tornadoes varsity football team was forced to forfeit its Sept. 18 road game vs. Friends Academy because the team, except for vaccinated members, had to quarantine due to a positive Covid-19 case, Superintendent Dr. Ann Pedersen said.

St. John’s in Far Rockaway seeks donations to rebuild after fire

After suffering a two-alarm fire on Sept. 10 that damaged the roof and the 10th and 11th floors that houses patients, St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway has


Election season is upon us once again — vote!

Each election season, we invite political candidates to the Heralds' Garden City office for an hour-long meeting to hear their ideas and views before deciding whom we will endorse. This year will be no different.