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Small celebrations in Oyster Bay, Bayville and Locust Valley on Memorial Day during Covid-19

Although Governor Andrew said at his daily briefing on Tuesday that Memorial Day ceremonies can now take place this coming weekend decisions not to hold a parade will not change in Oyster Bay, Locust …

What it’s like to be Tom Suozzi during the coronavirus pandemic

By his own account, U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi is extremely busy. There’s his work in Washington, where he fights for funding for New York, and his many local responsibilities in Glen Cove, …

North Shore college students wrap up their spring semester

Many college students could not have imagined finishing their semester behind computer screens at home, let alone graduating there.

Walk-up tax payment windows coming to Oyster Bay Town Hall

The Town of Oyster Bay is opening up walk-up windows for those who wish to make their tax payments in-person ahead of the June 1st deadline for school property tax payments on Friday, May 8 at Town …

LaVeglia, a 'true Florence Nightingale' at Glen Cove Hospital

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, …

Mike Kennedy, ‘a good guy,’ found dead in Long Island Sound

An unidentified body of a bayman was found this morning in the Sound off Centre Island. Other baymen at the scene said the victim had been clamming and may have fallen off his boat. The …

Locust Valley Central School District gets a new supervisor — Dr. Kenneth Graham

The Locust Valley Board of Education voted unanimously during its virtual May 5 meeting to appoint Dr. Kenneth E. Graham as the district’s new superintendent for the next four school years. He …


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 …