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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
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
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
People started to stream into the demonstration in front of the Nassau County Executive Building and Legislature in Mineola nearly an hour before the scheduled 5:30 p.m. start time. They had come to protest the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer. Shouting “I can’t breathe,” they came from parts across the county and beyond.   The … more
Nassau Community College’s decision to remove a pair of popular programs designed to help students with autism spectrum disorder in and out of the classroom has parents and educators concerned. They want the programs restored. more
Elmont and Franklin Square business leaders said their downtowns were slowly coming back to life on Wednesday, the first day of Long Island's Phase One reopening of its economy, and they said they hoped people would abide by social-distancing protocols to ensure the economy stays open. more
NYCB Live announced on May 16 that it would be launching drive-in movie weekends this spring and summer at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. The first movie screening will be DreamWorks Animation's … more
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