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It’s been 50 years since Army veteran Harold Jantz singlehandedly saved his platoon during an enemy ambush in a Vietnam jungle, but he said that night still haunts him to this day. “That was one of many firefights I was in,” the 70-year-old Jantz said, “but this is the one that sticks to me most.” more
Editor’s note: Devin Johnson, one of 10 participants in Hofstra University’s Summer High School Journalism Institute, is a rising junior at Elmont Memorial High School. The following … more
The Boy Scouts of America Venture Crew 577, of North Bellmore, traveled to Iceland July 2-8, where members explored the Gjabakkahellir Cave in Thingvellir National Park, hiked up Sòlheimajökull … more
Former Nassau County Executive Tom Gulotta, of North Merrick, died on Sunday, Aug. 4. He was 75. Gulotta, a Republican, served as the county executive from 1987 to 2001. more
The Boy Scouts of America Venture Crew 577, of North Bellmore, traveled to Iceland July 2-8, where members explored the Gjabakkahellir Cave in Thingvellir National Park, hiked up Sòlheimajökull … more
Last weekend’s heat wave wasn’t enough to deter some residents from perusing the natural parks in Bellmore, Merrick and Wantagh. The beating sun overhead encouraged geese, ducks and … more
George Conte reached the very high end of the Medical End-Stage Liver Disease scale last summer. The low end of the range is 6 — mild liver disease — and the upper end is 40 — near … more
Herald Community Newspapers and RichnerLive will host a summer Senior Health & Beyond Expo on Thursday, Aug. 8, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Merrick Jewish Centre. This free event is dedicated … more
State and local officials announced at a news conference last Friday the 15 locations in Nassau County that will be used as early-voting sites before the general election on Nov. 5. In January, the … more
Herald Community Newspapers took home top honors in the Press Club of Long Island’s annual Media Awards competition. Honors were presented before a crowd of nearly 240 at Watermill Caterers in … more
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