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Glen Cove Hospital’s Denyce LaVeglia, ‘a true Florence Nightingale’

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, …

Oyster Bay Cove teen donates and raises over $57K for PPE

Deciding that she had to do something, 14-year-old Sabrina Guo started a fundraising effort on March 23, calling it the Long Island Laboring Against Covid-19, or LILAC, to purchase masks and gloves to be donated to hospitals, senior care facilities and first responder teams.  She has been successful in collecting over 20,000 pieces of PPE. But her efforts were not without challenges.

North Shore to honor vets before Memorial Day

Although the coronavirus pandemic has kept most North Shore activities on hold, two local organizations are determined to make sure those who lost their lives serving the United States are still …

New York beaches to open May 22: governor

New York state will allow beaches to open next Friday, May 22, in time for the Memorial Day weekend, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said at his daily briefing Friday. The governor said, however, local towns …

L.I. must stay at home through the end of the month: governor

Long Island's economy will remain on hold at least until the end of the month, after Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday extended the New York Pause stay-at-home order for the region and New York City through May 28.

Daniel Gale Sotheby’s gives first LI-wide virtual real estate tours

The real estate market has been greatly affected by the Covid-19 crisis since March. With most people not leaving their homes, buying a new one can be very difficult, especially given the need to physically see homes and properties before investing large amounts of money into them.

The Sea Cliff-Glen Head Lions Club donates $1k to Glen Cove High School Food Pantry

John Laruccia, the president of the Sea Cliff-Glen Head Lions Club, arrived at the Glen Cove High School Food Pantry on Wednesday, April 28 with a $1,000 check from the club.


To Congress: Fund the states — now

Aside from the slings and arrows thrown more sparingly than usual by President Trump, the nearly two-month-long coronavirus crisis has been largely free of the bitter partisan politics that have roiled our nation in recent years. Until last week, that is.


Keep extending the Ocean Parkway bike trail

With most people confined to their homes by the coronavirus pandemic and itching to get out into open space, it becomes abundantly clear that Nassau County is lacking when it comes to bike trails.

Jerry Kremer

Cuomo puts the other guy from Queens to shame

As we suffer through pandemic-mandated home confinement, the media becomes more and more important to us each day. We follow it for information, for comfort, for life-saving advice and for ways to keep us from having nervous breakdowns.


Small businesses need more federal help

Let’s not mince words: The federal government’s Paycheck Protection Program, which was supposed to hurry loans to small businesses so they can make payroll and stay afloat, has been troubled from the start.

Herald offers $500K in grants for small businesses

Richner Communications Inc., publisher of Herald Community Newspapers and The Riverdale Press, this week announced a $500,000 grant program to support local businesses. Through the Herald Small Business Marketing Grant Program, each Long Island business is eligible to receive up to $15,000 of matching grant funds, which can be used for marketing services to promote the business’ products and services. The Herald Small Business Marketing Grant Program is being supported by