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Mount Sinai South Nassau hospital in Oceanside's latest Truth in Medicine poll shows residents are wary of Covid-19 vaccine

Nine months into a worldwide pandemic, less than half of metro area residents said they plan to get a Covid-19 vaccine when it becomes available, according to the latest Mount Sinai South Nassau public health poll.

Experts discuss health and wealth amid Covid-19

RichnerLive and Herald Community Newspapers presented “50 Plus Health and Wealth,” a virtual event featuring speakers from the healthcare, wellness and elder law sectors, on Oct. 14.

Douglas Tuman challenges Kathleen Rice in 4th Congressional District

In the Fourth Congressional District, incumbent Kathleen Rice, a Democrat from Garden City, faces Douglas Tuman, a Republican from West Hempstead.

Oceanside educator is New York's Teacher of the Year

Jennifer Wolfe, an Oceanside High School social studies teacher, said she cried tears of joy when she received the call in mid-July that the New York State Education Department chose her as the state’s 2021 Teacher of the Year. “I just felt overwhelmed by the acknowledgement that my life’s work is important,” she said.

Oceanside rabbi reflects on one year, keeps community spirits high amid pandemic

“Nothing I learned in rabbinical school could prepare me for the exact circumstances since I’ve been here,” said Oceanside Jewish Center Rabbi Aaron Marsh, reflecting on one year in his position at the synagogue — a year that challenged him to bring new people together in new ways.

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.

Ninth State Senate District: Re-elect Todd Kaminsky

The Ninth State Senate District includes a wide swath of southwestern Nassau County, from the sand in Long Beach to the streets of busy Rockville Centre, as well as portions of Valley Stream, Elmont and the Five Towns.

Herald Endorsements

Re-elect Judy Griffin in Assembly District 21

The Herald endorses State Assemblywoman Judy Griffin in the race for the seat in the 21st District. In her first term, Griffin has been a forceful advocate for her constituents in Albany, …

Herald Endorsement

Re-elect Miller in the 20th Assembly District

For the past four years, District 20 Assemblywoman Melissa “Missy” Miller, a Republican, has been in the minority party in the State Assembly, but that hasn’t stopped her from …