Kim Keiserman wins Democratic Primary for State Senate by a landslide

Kim Keiserman has secured a decisive victory in the Democratic primary with 73 percent  of the vote.  A Port Washington resident and passionate school district advocate, …

Event features Erik Larson, other authors

The Gold Coast Book Fair is coming to Oyster Bay

The inaugural Gold Coast Book Fair is set to take place June 28 to 30, bringing a celebration of literature to Long Island University, in Brookville, and downtown Oyster Bay. With more than 50 …

Oyster Bay Music Festival makes grand return

At beautiful and historic venues scattered throughout the Town of Oyster Bay, the Oyster Bay Music Festival is set to enchant audiences for its thirteenth consecutive year. From July 1 through 8, …

Harborfield High School students bring Life Enrichment Center seniors’ stories to life

Harborfield High School students have created a documentary capturing the rich experiences and perspectives of seniors at the Life Enrichment Center at Oyster Bay. The project, spearheaded by senior …

Experts estimate less than 20 on Long Island

Examining the coyote population in Nassau County

Coyotes, once absent from Long Island, have been gradually making a return. These elusive predators sparked both curiosity and concern among residents when they first began arriving, but in the near …

Thank you my readers for the many experiences of a lifetime

  I wasn’t a journalist when I came to the Herald over two decades ago. Although I was an English and political science major at the University of Michigan and had always had a knack …

Bayville wins best water second year in a row

There are many reasons to visit or live in the seaside Village of Bayville. It remains dedicated to preserving timeless traditions and a close-knit community spirit. Here, neighborly values thrive, …


The need for gun violence awareness

The reality is that more than 43,000 Americans are killed by guns every year, and roughly 76,000 more are shot and wounded.


Keeping sports fair and safe for women and girls

Today, however, there is a new challenge that threatens to undo all the progress that the courageous women before us have fought so long for: allowing biological males or trans women to compete in female sports.


Lessons learned, grads take the next step

It’s the season of graduations — when students from every corner of our communities take center stage to mark significant milestones in their academic journeys


Fighting antisemitism and hate needs to start early

As a former Board of Education member and president in the Long Beach school district who has worked to provide a safe and more inclusive environment for our students, I am gravely concerned about the unprecedented escalation of antisemitism on our college campuses that many young Jewish people in our community will be facing in just a couple of months.