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Water-rate relief bills to aid ratepayers in Sea Cliff, Glen Head die in Assembly

After passing the State Senate, bills that would have provided relief to Sea Cliff and Glen Head homeowners who have been hit with high water bills died recently in committee in the Assembly. The …

A planter’s paradise in Sea Cliff

The scorching heat last Saturday morning didn’t discourage visitors from attending the Bi-Annual Secret Garden Tour, sponsored by the Sea Cliff Beautification Committee. Since 1997, committee …

Retiring after delivering more than just meals in Sea Cliff

St. Luke’s Parish Hall was cool on Friday, providing relief for local seniors who searched for some respite from the sweltering rays of the sun. The energy in the room was celebratory, loud with …

Oyster Bay Town supervisor: ‘No bridge, no tunnel, no way'

Facing mounting public opposition to a plan to build a tunnel across the Long Island Sound, the State Department of Transportation last week nixed the project before it ever got beyond the concept …

BeachFest brings summer fun to Sea Cliff

Antigone Rising band mates Nini Camps, Kristen Ellis-Henderson, and Cathy Henderson hosted the 5th annual BeachFest on Saturday, June 30, at Sea Cliff Beach to celebrate and bring awareness to their …

For North Shore grads, these were days they’ll remember

An audience of proud family members and friends filled North Shore High School’s athletic field for commencement exercises last Friday morning. There was an air of anticipation and promise, and …

MercyFirst in Syosset housing 10 migrant children separated from their families at the border

The Syosset-based nonprofit MercyFirst is housing 10 migrant children who were separated from their families as part of the Trump Administration’s zero-tolerance immigration policy. On Monday, U.S. …

Guest Editorial

Cuomo nixes tunnel idea, to people’s delight

On June 28, to the delight of area residents, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration announced that it was abandoning plans for a cross-Long Island Sound tunnel “at this time.” All of us who …

Editorial

Let's at least study gun violence

The mass shooting at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Md., on June 28 struck all of us at the Herald Community Newspapers hard. Five Gazette staff members are dead and two are wounded. These …

Randi Kreiss

On July Fourth, we were the Capital Gazette

The local community newspaper is a beautiful thing, the living, breathing spirit of democracy. It follows, therefore, that an assault on the press is a grievous attack on the freedoms we cherish.

Alfonse D'Amato

American security gets mixed signals

Immigration issues continue to be front and center in Washington, and for good reason. The Supreme Court decision affirming the ban on travel to the U.S. from a number of troubled foreign countries . . .

Jerry Kremer

Feeling the chill of similarity on a trip overseas

This was a difficult column to write, but it’s a true reflection of my past two weeks of travel in Europe. Many people at my stage of life . . .

Residents red, white and bike in Sea Cliff

The lawn of the Stenson Memorial Children’s Library was unrecognizable on the night of July 3, as the area transformed into a sea of red, white, and blue. Sea Cliff children and their families …