Glenwood Landing fireman’s quest for a kidney

In a room that once served as his office, Alfred Barbieri tore into a hefty cardboard box containing a tangle of medical tubes and a bag of dialysate fluid, which is used to draw toxins from the …

Preserving North Shore’s history

A restoration project nearly 20 years in the making at the North Shore Historical Museum in Glen Cove is progressing steadily. The museum is housed in the old Justices Courthouse, which dates back to …

North Shore Board of Ed. adopts $107.8M budget

North Shore Board of Education trustees last Thursday voted unanimously to adopt Superintendent Dr. Peter Giarrizzo’s $107.8M proposed budget. The adopted 2019-20 budget reflects a 2.8 percent …

Communities voice concerns on Orchard

As preparations for the potential revitalization of the Orchard neighborhood in Glen Cove continue to move forward, several surrounding communities and outside governmental agencies have provided the …

Plastic bags to be banned in New York

Under an agreement reached as part of the state budget passed by lawmakers over the weekend, plastic bags will be banned in all New York retail stores starting in March 2020. “You drive through …

NYAW urges conservation with H20 Control

Representatives of New York American Water, a private utility that services over 4,000 ratepayers on the North Shore, hosted a workshop at the Glen Cove Knights of Columbus hall on March 21 to …

The veteran chef serving up passion at Tavern 227

Over the slow, smooth jazz music that floated throughout the dining room of Tavern 227 the sound of popping hot oil — perhaps simmering sliced garlic — echoed like gunfire from the kitchen. From …

Editorial

No matter the desperation, suicide isn’t the answer

When anyone, especially a teenager, dies by suicide, it is difficult to comprehend. We see the person, seemingly vibrant, alive, and we wonder how . . .

Randi Kreiss

Take it from the nonagenarians: chill out

I never, ever, saw my parents run. The only time I saw my mother sweat was when she was beating 12 egg whites for her Passover sponge cake.

Alfonse D'Amato

Now that Mueller’s done, Congress should get to work

Two years and $25 million later, the Mueller probe of Russian influence in the 2016 election concluded that there was no collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. In typical Washington …

Jerry Kremer

Wanted: a presidential apology that will never happen

I haven’t seen an official announcement from the White House, but there’s a rumor that President Trump will declare a National Day of Apology, on which all elected Democrats and the media . . .

HERALD NEIGHBORS

Opening Day for Sea Cliff’s little sluggers

Awave of Technicolor uniforms flooded the streets of Sea Cliff last Saturday for the village’s annual Little League parade, which kicks off a fun-filled season of baseball, softball and …