Balconies collapse at Shore Road building

Long Beach firefighters and police rushed to 233 Shore Rd. Tuesday morning after approximately five balconies collapsed at the Sunlit Terrace Apartments.

Preparing for a primary battle

These may be the dog days of summer, but for two Long Beach residents — Anthony Eramo and Jeff Toback — they are beginning a six-week campaign to fill voters in on their positions before the …

Crime Watch

D.A.: Bellmore man charged in contracting scam

A Bellmore man was arrested and charged on Aug. 23 in a “take-the-money-and-run” scam, in which he allegedly took $7,000 from a homeowner for home improvement work that he did not perform, according to Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas.

On the ball at the U.S. Open

When you think about it, there are very few opportunities to play a key role in a major, internationally televised sporting event when you aren’t the featured athlete. One of those rarities exists at the U.S. Open.

John O'Connell

I’m blessed to have learned some lessons

There are certain events in our lives that, from the instant they happen, we forever remember details of the moment, exactly where we were and how we felt. I’ve recently added another such moment. On April 8 at 8:21 a.m., the doctor told me I had cancer.

Suit: FEMA money was meant to restore medical services in Long Beach

A group of mostly Long Beach residents filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the Federal Emergency Management Agency on Tuesday over South Nassau Communities Hospital’s proposed use of $154 …


Seaford welcomes two new businesses

The Seaford Chamber of Commerce and locally elected leaders welcomed two new businesses to the community — What a Girl Wants, a women’s clothing and accessory boutique, and the Selvin Law Firm — last week.


Developer: Six two-bedroom apartments coming along Central Avenue

The developer whose plan to build nine single-bedroom apartments on Hoffman Avenue was rejected by the Valley Stream Board of Zoning and Appeals in May instead plans to construct a building with six …

Sewanhaka scholars trust in the process

An appreciation for the process of learning and growing have defined Sewanhaka High School’s valedictorian and salutatorian, Merlyn John and Sidney Saint-Hilaire. Both students attribute their …

Writers Wanted

Herald Newspapers is looking for an experienced journalist to report for and edit one of our newspapers covering communities on Long Island, New York. The focus of our paper is community news; on the …