Tasting the love at Gemelli's in Glen Head

As a 20-year veteran of the restaurant industry, Patricia Gemelli is no stranger to the intoxicating rush of dinner service. Preparing dish after dish of fresh, seasonal food for more than 100 …

Glen Cove hospital to nix cancer care, focus on seniors

Officials in the Northwell Health System recently announced a slate of changes to Glen Cove Hospital, including the removal of its cancer treatment facilities to other, more oncology-focused sites in …

A busy Sunday at Sea Cliff's Mini Mart

The hum of live entertainment could be heard through the trees last Sunday morning as visitors searched frantically for parking spaces. The gray-white sky and the humid air did not deter the crowds …

Dr. Bennett celebrates 40 years in Oyster Bay

Internists, pediatricians and surgeons had offices in Oyster Bay in 1978, but there weren’t any family medicine physicians. After William J. Bennett, who did his residency at Glen Cove Hospital, he …

North Shore roars: ‘We are CASA’

A year ago, the North Shore Coalition Against Substance Abuse was contained to a single room in the Glen Head Community Center. On Saturday, the organization packed a park at Tappen Beach. “It’s …

New full-service salon adds glamour to Sea Cliff

What was once a boarded-up, out-of-business Sea Cliff dry-cleaners has been brought to life in just one year. Glamour Salon & Beauty Lounge on Glen Cove Avenue, the brainchild of Old Brookville …

North Shore senior has Heart of a Giant

Luca Marra coasted across the North Shore Viking goal line for a 57-yard touchdown, his first of the season. Before his teammates greeted him in the end zone, the senior wide-receiver took a moment …

SEIDMAN SAYS

Confessions from the ‘crepe siren’: My life as a pastry chef

I shouldn’t have had dinner before heading to Gemelli’s that night. I know that chefs who get questioned about their line of work are benevolent when it comes to sharing the flavors they create. …

Editorial

Making strides against breast cancer on L.I.

There is perhaps no disease that strikes greater fear in the hearts of women than breast cancer. It is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths, behind lung cancer, and . . .

Scott Brinton

An attorney’s scribblings became a national anthem

I had no idea. "The Star-Spangled Banner” was first written as poetry and then, soon after, set to music — an English drinking song, to be precise. Yes, the tune behind our national anthem . . .

Randi Kreiss

What you do in high school doesn’t stay in high school

If you think what you do in high school doesn’t matter, perhaps the Brett Kavanaugh hearings will change your mind. That is my message to our children and grandchildren.

Alfonse D'Amato

Trump gives the U.N. a needed wake-up call

President Trump’s speech at the U.N. last week brought into clear focus some issues that have been simmering for years. Previous presidents have hinted at this discord, but they too often did it with hollowed-out diplomatic verbiage . . .

HERALD NEIGHBORS

An apple a day brings visitors to play at Mill Neck

People from near and far crowded the grounds of Mill Neck Manor last weekend in search of tasty fall treats and festive fun at the annual Apple Festival. For over 50 years, visitors have flocked to …

HERALD NEIGHBORS

Fall fun at 5th annual Fall Fest in Glen Head

The Gold Coast Business Association held its fifth annual Fall Fest on Sunday, Sept. 30 at The First National Bank of Long Island’s Glen Head branch. Over 40 business vendors from across the North …