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A chemistry professor at Hofstra University and his pupil are conducting research in forensic science to alleviate the burden of the nation-wide opioid epidemic. more
A few days after Hurricane Maria swept across Puerto Rico last September, Onix Ruiz walked into the main office of Barnum Woods Elementary School in East Meadow, where he is the head custodian, to … more
A group of men in women in suits and dresses waded knee-deep into the waves at Point Lookout on June 6. Alexis Zayas loved the ocean, her mother, Ava Jacobs, said, and in the wake of the June 2 … more
Herald Community Newspapers editors and reporters came up big in the Press Club of Long Island’s annual Media Awards, which were handed out Thursday at the Woodbury Country Club.The Herald … more
On Sunday June 3, fire service chiefs, officers, county officials and dignitaries assembled for the annual Installation of Officers of the 6th Battalion where Ex Chief Robert Hughes was sworn in as … more
Pravinchandra Patel immigrated to the United States in 1970, at the height of the civil rights movement. By the time he earned a master’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin later that year, American activists had played a role in the passage of several laws granting immigrants more rights, and one of those laws had set the stage for Patel’s arrival. more
Girl Scouts of East Meadow earned praise for their achievements and dedication to their communities at Woodland Middle School on May 24, during the East Meadow Association of Girl Scouts’ award … more
Guests at Stew Leonard’s and Ryann’s Wines in East Meadow lined up outside the stores for a chance to meet celebrity chef, author and television star Lidia Bastianich. When Mike Accetta … more
The highlight of Alicia Somar’s weekend was a surprise visit by two members of the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels. The 14-year-old was reading her school books in a bed at Nassau University … more
Ling Huang, an associate professor of chemistry at Hofstra University, is coaching his students as they tackle topical issues using forensic science and biochemistry. more
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