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McDonough faces two challengers in 14th Assembly District race

In the race to represent the constituents of New York’s 14th assembly district, longtime Assemblyman David McDonough, a Republican from North Merrick, faces not one but two challengers for his …

Positive case reported by Bellmore-JFK student, but school will remain open

A John F. Kennedy High School student has reportedly tested positive for Covid-19, but due to the nature of the case, the Nassau County Department of Health has determined that the school can remain …

Thousands cast ballots in North Merrick

Voters came out in droves to cast their ballots at the North Merrick Public Library this weekend. A nine-day early-voting period began for Nassau County residents on Saturday, Oct. 24, a little …

Merokean will fly POW/MIA flag for Veterans Day

Irving Liebowitz isn’t exactly fond of change. In fact, the few times he’s endured it were only because life gave him little other choice. He’s lived in Merrick for 58 years, …

Bellmore-JFK Drama performs Shakespeare at a social distance

Students in John F. Kennedy High School’s drama club are using William Shakespeare’s famous phrase — “All the world’s a stage” — to their advantage. When the …

North Merrick’s Megan Ryan takes on dual role at Nassau Health Care Corporation

A long-serving employee of the Nassau Health Care Corporation, which provides health care services to thousands of medically underserved residents, was recently promoted to serve a dual role within …

Herald Endorsement

Re-elect Kathleen Rice in the 4th Congressional District

For 15 years, Kathleen Rice has worked hard to serve the public, first as the Nassau County District attorney and then as a member of Congress, and she deserves another term representing the 4th Congressional District. Though her opponent, Douglas Tuman, showed a commendable desire to serve in Congress, Rice is the more well-rounded, experienced candidate.

Support Sen. John Brooks, unopposed, in the 8th District

Democratic State Sen. John Brooks thought he would be opposed in this year’s election by Republican Nick LaLota, a Suffolk County elections commissioner, but a state appellate court ruled …

Re-elect Dave McDonough in the 14th Assembly District

In the race to for the State Assembly seat in the 14th District, longtime Assemblyman David McDonough, a Republican from North Merrick, faces not one but two challengers: Kevin Gorman, a Democrat …

Re-elect Darling in 18th Assembly District

The Herald encourages voters in the 18th Assembly District to return Assemblywoman Taylor Darling to Albany with their votes next Tuesday. Since she defeated longtime Assemblywoman Earlene Hooper in …

Where to vote (early) in Nassau County

Election Day is a little less than two weeks away, but thanks to a series of reforms passed by the State Legislature in 2019, Nassau County residents can vote before Nov. 3. Starting Saturday, …