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North Shore non-essential businesses will stay closed through May

Though she is looking forward to going back to manning her K. DiResta Collective storefront in Sea Cliff, owner Kathleen DiResta said she supports Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s decision to keep Long …

Nassau to reinstate elective surgeries: county executive

Governor Cuomo has granted Nassau's request to reinstate elective surgeries, County Executive Laura Curran tweeted Tuesday afternoon. Curran had made the request in a letter to the governor …

Governor Cuomo talks Phase One reopening for Long Island

Governor Cuomo came to Jones Beach State Park Sunday to offer a modicum of hope for a region battered by the coronavirus: Long Island, he said, was on track to begin Phase I reopening on Wednesday, …

Glen Cove Hospital’s Denyce LaVeglia, ‘a true Florence Nightingale’

Keeping a promise is important to most 4-year-olds, and Mia Josephina Gambino is no different. It was difficult for her when she was separated from her parents, Joseph Gambino and Denyce LaVeglia, …

Oyster Bay Cove teen donates and raises over $57K for PPE

Deciding that she had to do something, 14-year-old Sabrina Guo started a fundraising effort on March 23, calling it the Long Island Laboring Against Covid-19, or LILAC, to purchase masks and gloves to be donated to hospitals, senior care facilities and first responder teams.  She has been successful in collecting over 20,000 pieces of PPE. But her efforts were not without challenges.

North Shore to honor vets before Memorial Day

Although the coronavirus pandemic has kept most North Shore activities on hold, two local organizations are determined to make sure those who lost their lives serving the United States are still …

Daniel Gale Sotheby’s gives first LI-wide virtual real estate tours

The real estate market has been greatly affected by the Covid-19 crisis since March. With most people not leaving their homes, buying a new one can be very difficult, especially given the need to physically see homes and properties before investing large amounts of money into them.


New York can learn a lot from South Korea

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to open beaches statewide, including Jones Beach, on Friday. It is a moment we have all eagerly awaited, a symbolic gesture signaling . . .


Stay strong, Nassau

Last weekend was cold and windy, which likely prevented many people from venturing outside to potentially crowded spaces like the Jones Beach Boardwalk. For now, that’s a good thing.

Scott Brinton

Why Berniecrats should embrace the public option

My most recent column, “Medicare for all could cost you a bundle,” was published in the March 5-11 issue. So much has transpired since then. For one, the world turned upside down.

Randi Kreiss

What is your mother’s doctor’s license plate number?

We’re all caught in the password paradox: We need passwords that we can remember but that are odd and complex enough not to be memorable. As we get older, this is challenging.

Send the Herald your stories, photos of how you're coping with the coronavirus

The coronavirus outbreak has vastly altered our daily routines. Parents are at home. Children are at home. College students are at home. All must stay put, we are told, for now. People are making …