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Assemblyman: Probe of N.Y. American Water ‘just the tip of the iceberg’

The New York State Department of Public Service announced on Dec. 27 that it is investigating New York American Water after the company did not disclose accurate property value assessments that would …

PGA’s Professional of the Year Kestner’s motto — ‘respect the pace’

Throughout his long and illustrious golf career, Darrell Kestner, of Glen Cove, has tried to maintain a modest disposition. And, much like the decorated director of golf at Deepdale Golf Club does in …

Laura Curran sworn in as Nassau’s first female county executive

Democratic County Legislator Laura Curran said that it was never her plan to get into politics. Nevertheless, on Jan. 1, in below-freezing weather, Curran took to the steps of the legislative building in Mineola and was sworn in by Gov. Andrew Cuomo as Nassau’s first female county executive.

North Shore senior warming veterans with yarn donations

Sea Cliff resident Patrice Kaider has been a nurse case manager for NYU Winthrop Hospital for 15 years. A few years ago, she proposed a program called Winthrop for Veterans, which helps honor …

Radio rhymester honors the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll

If Elvis Presley were still alive, he would be celebrating his 83rd birthday this Monday. Although we lost the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll 40 years ago, his music continues to stir the endearing …

Year in Review

North Shore communities vs. New York American Water

Annual water bills for typical residential customers in Sea Cliff jumped to $821.82 from $587.23, an increase of more than $200 a year, after the New York State Public Service Commission announced in …

Herald Person of the Year

Joanna Commander is Sea Cliff-Glen Head's first-ever Person of the Year

For Joanna Commander, retirement hasn’t exactly meant ceasing work. A former teacher and coach, Commander has a résumé that spans more than 40 years in health and phys. ed. In 2003, she …

Editorial

Make MLK Day a day of service to others

The most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?” The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., whose birthday we will honor this year on Jan. 15, not only spoke those lofty …

Editorial

Baby, it’s cold outside! Think winter safety

This past week, Long Island saw historically low temperatures that dipped below zero when the wind chill was factored in, icy, treacherous driving conditions and, to top it all off, a “bomb …

Randi Kreiss

Driving Miss Daisy is driving us crazy

My sister, my husband and I were driving my mother to see the assisted-living place we picked out for her. For a year, since our dad died, my sister and I have been caring for Mom at home, six months …

Alfonse D'Amato

Hoping for the best in what looks like a big year

As the new year begins, it’s a good time to take stock of the tumultuous year in Washington that’s just ended, and to express the hope of a more congenial 2018.

Jerry Kremer

Is disaster looming for the Grand Old Party?

I ’m sure some readers will recall the great Tylenol scare of 1982. Over the course of a few days, seven people died in Chicago from taking cyanide-laced capsules, which affected sales of one of …

Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week

Seals along the shoreline Check out some of the fascinating winter harbor seals that inhabit out waters on a guided walk along the Jones Beach shoreline, Saturday, Jan. 13, 10 a.m. A park …

Herald Neighbors

Elvis shakes up the Regency in Glen Cove

If Elvis Presley were still alive, he would have celebrated his 83rd birthday this year. Although we lost the King of rock ‘n’ roll 40 years ago, his music continues to stir the endearing spirits …