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Joseph Willard Roosevelt came from a family that excelled. The Roosevelt legacy includes two presidents, activists, servicemen, a naturalist, politicians, writers, a governor and a Noble Peace Prize … more
Members of the El Salvadoran gang MS-13, or Mara Salvatrucha, have threatened Nassau County and Village of Hempstead police officers, according to County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder. The threats follow the extradition from Maryland this week of Miguel Angel Corea Diaz, known on the street as “the Reaper,” an MS-13 kingpin who is the gang’s highest-ranking member on the East Coast. more
Governor Andrew Cuomo’s representative, Peter Kiernan, visited Nassau County more than once in late March to share an update of the governor’s plans for a tunnel from Oyster Bay to Westchester. … more
The Herald Community Newspapers won big in the New York Press Association’s 2017 Better Newspaper Contest, taking home 29 awards — 26 of them for editorial excellence. That was a record … more
Elise Damas, director of the Pathway to Citizenship Long Island Program at the Central American Refugee Center in Hempstead, says she is really worried about the possible end to the Temporary Protected Status program for El Salvadorans, Hondurans, Haitians, Nicaraguans and Guatemalans because it could lead to a rise in crime. more
State Assemblyman Michael Montesano, who appeared as a witness for the prosecution on Monday in the federal corruption trial of former Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano, said he was surprised … more
The New York State Legislature finalized a $168.3 billion budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year just hours before its April 1 deadline. While lawmakers approved a number of provisions, such as tax … more
"Flattery is fun as long as you don’t inhale,” former Vice President Joe Biden told an applauding crowd at Long Island University’s Global Institute event on March 27. More than 1,300 people … more
Galileo. Charles Darwin. Albert Einstein. Jim Watson.Bruce Stillman, the president of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, remarked that these individuals had all but one thing in common — their … more
A commercial bus carrying a student group from Kennedy International Airport to the Walt Whitman Shops in Huntington slammed into the overpass at the Lakeview exit of the Southern State Parkway … more
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