The Long Beach City Council is set to hold a public hearing on Tuesday night as it mulls a request by owners of the new boardwalk eateries to sell alcohol. As the Herald first reported in …
Hewlett resident and Inwood native Chris McGrath has been mentioned asa candidate to the fill the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District slot.
A North Bellmore man is facing multiple charges after he kicked and punched his Uber driver’s car, then knocked the driver unconscious, according to Nassau County Police.
Firefighters extinguished a blaze in a Hamilton Avenue home in Valley Stream at about 11 a.m. on Feb. 20, according to village fire officials.
Woodsburgh resident and North Woodmere native David Friedman is awaiting the decision of Senate’s Foreign Relations Committee after nearly fours of questioning by its members on Feb. 16.
The Press Club of Long Island will host a panel discussion, “Why a Community Newspaper Is a Great Place to Start — and Make — a Career in Journalism,” on Wednesday, March 15, …
The Louis Feil Charitable Lead Annuity Trust donated $1 million to South Nassau Communities Hospital, which will go towards establishing a new cancer center at the hospital’s main campus in …
Though restrained twice by a federal district court, President Trump’s executive order barring citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. has had at least one unexpected effect: a rise in the awareness and advocacy efforts of interfaith organizations on Long Island.
County Executive race
Three Democratic candidates vying for the seat of County Executive Ed Mangano, a Republican who is currently under federal indictment, will meet for the first time in what the Lakeview and Rockville Centre Democratic Clubs are billing not as a debate, but as a conversation.
The state comptroller announced today that his office will audit the Hempstead Industrial Development Agency and District 30 in response to the controversy surrounding the Green Acres Mall tax breaks.
The Nassau Inter-County Express is short nearly $7 million of its total $130 million budget for 2017-18, so at least 10 bus routes must be cut and service must be reduced on several others, unless lawmakers can find the money from other sources. The cuts could take effect in April and affect 5,400 riders, according to NICE officials.
Herald Community Newspapers is seeking 2017 summer interns for our 15 community-based publications that stretch across Nassau County’s South Shore, from Valley Stream to Seaford, and Long Beach to …
Michael Del Gatto was going about his business running the KookaBurra Coffee Company in Rockville Centre, when Malverne Mayor Patti McDonald stopped in for coffee and muffins — and made a request. “She asked, ‘Why don’t you come to Malverne?’” Del Gatto recalled, “but I was actually thinking about opening another location in Long Beach.”
Once upon a time, Long Island was known as one big, largely white suburb — but no more. There is no doubt that the face of Long Island is rapidly changing.
Mark your calendar
Part one in an ongoing series. People arrive on Long Island, in particular in the Town of Hempstead, from points around the world. According to statistics, the pace of immigration has accelerated …
The Changing Face of Long Island
By the time Mahalia Desruisseaux was 6 or 7 years old, she had already decided that she would be a doctor. The now 46-year-old recalls her frequent trips to the Haitian orphanage run by her father, where her mother was a teacher. She saw firsthand her parents’ desire to help those who are less fortunate, which they passed on to their daughter.
The Changing Face of Long Island
The day was picture-perfect. White clouds dotted the blue sky, shading the 75 people who had gathered on the sprawling lawn of President Theodore Roosevelt’s “summer White House,” Sagamore Hill, in Oyster Bay.