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LGBT Network officials to call for city resignations over pride flag dispute

Officials of the LGBT Network said they will call Sunday for the resignation of Long Beach Police Commissioner Ron Walsh and City Council President John Bendo, charging them both with a homophobic …

East Meadow Public Library to hold 11th EMCON Animefest

Before the pandemic, East Meadow Public Library would be home to thousands of teens and young adults in the spring donning costumes, otherwise known as cosplays, and meeting new friends that share the same interests — anime. EMCON Animefest, the free convention in its 11th year, remains a popular event, attracting roughly 5,000 people in one weekend. But instead of taking place at the library, it will be virtual for the second year in the row this weekend. The event is primarily geared towards teens and young adults.

Seaford Public Library inspires children to read

The Seaford Public Library’s children’s room was busy with young readers and families coming and going on May 4 for the library’s Children’s Book Week.

Long Beach man files $25M suit against city over political flag

A Long Beach Republican and ardent supporter of former President Donald Trump Thursday filed a $25 million filed suit against the city, claiming his rights were violated in March when he was …

New York lawmakers stump for bill focusing on Holocaust education

Supported by a 2020 study that shows a shocking lack of knowledge about the Holocaust among New York state residents ages 18 to 39, several state lawmakers, including State Sen. Todd Kaminsky, are backing legislation that aims to ensure that schools are teaching students about the historical event as required by an existing state law.

Editorial

The many advantages of Covid-19 inoculation

Last year, the guidance we received from the government was straightforward: Wear a mask, keep your distance from others and stay at home if you’re able. Now, with millions of people being vaccinated . . .

Op-Ed

‘Woke’ claims, anti-racism and the road forward

News sources are filled with reports of claims about “woke” universities and corporations, complaints about critical race theory and anti-racism training sessions . . .

Randi Kreiss

Gotta get up, get out and do something bold

As poet Mary Oliver asks, “What will you do with your one wild and precious life?” In our (almost) post-pandemic lives, the question presses us for an answer.

Jerry Kremer

Saying farewell to a president who put Hofstra on the map

I take note of the impending retirement of Dr. Stuart Rabinowitz, the president of Hofstra University. Having been a trustee of the university for almost 30 years, I have come to understand . . .

Jerry Kremer

Some of us are killing our friends without bullets

We Americans have experienced a horrible year since the coronavirus invaded out shores. We’ve been confined to our homes, prohibited from traveling . . .

Herald Inside LI hosts Health + Wealth webinar

In an effort to connect Long Islanders with health and wealth advocates, Herald Inside LI held a free webinar called the 50+ Health+Wealth Virtual Event on March 25.   Sponsored by …

Herald Inside LI hosts virus and vaccine webinar

A little over a week ago, the pandemic hit its global year anniversary, and on March 19, Nassau County reached 400 thousand residents who have received at least one dose of either the …

Herald Inside LI hosts College webinar on upcoming fall semester

As a result of the pandemic, colleges everywhere have had no choice but to make social and academic changes to their school settings. Students, faculty and staff have adapted to our new …

Herald Inside LI to host webinar on family businesses

Many Long Islanders are grappling with questions about how they can best start or maintain a business. Many wonder how a family business differs from other businesses and what it takes to bring …