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Around 7:30 p.m. Thursday, I stood atop the Long Island Rail Road trestle in Merrick, looking out on the sea of people who filled Sunrise Highway as far as I could see, east and west. Officials later … more
For a third straight night, Black Lives Matter demonstrators convened in Merrick and Bellmore to protest the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer and the systemic racism that is … more
Thousands turned out for a Black Lives Matter protest in Merrick and Bellmore today, and Heralds Executive Editor Scott Brinton follow the protesters as they made their way from Merrick to Bellmore … more
With coronavirus cases declining, Glen Cove Hospital has entered a recovery stage. more
In the past, the sounds of beeping, sirens and cheers may have been a rare occurrence. But these days, it’s the average soundtrack of an oncoming car parade. more
What started as a trickle of protesters lining up at 6 p.m. Tuesday in front of the Trader Joe’s on Merrick Road, in Merrick, quickly grew to a mass of more than 150, who prayed, chanted and shouted George Floyd’s name at passing cars, many of which honked back in response. more
The demonstration at Nassau County Executive Building and Legislature in Mineola followed the Memorial Day death of George Floyd, 46, an African-American man who died after officer Derek Chauvin, 44, pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck for more than eight minutes before he stopped speaking or moving. Police, according to authorities, responded to a report of a man attempting to pass a counterfeit $20 at a shop.  more
A coalition of Nassau County advocacy groups is planning a protest, "Justice for George Floyd," outside the Nassau County Legislature and Executive Building on Monday, June 1. The planned … more
People started to stream into the demonstration in front of the Nassau County Legislature and Executive Building in Mineola nearly an hour before the scheduled 5:30 p.m. start time. They had come to … more
With the potential Phase Two reopening of Long Island’s economy a week and a half away, Governor Cuomo issued an executive order Sunday allowing dental offices to return to work statewide … more
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