Heralds seek 2020 summer interns

Herald Community Newspapers is seeking 2020 and summer interns for our 18 community-based publications that stretch across Nassau County’s South Shore, from Valley Stream to Seaford, and Long …

New York American Water says Glen Head well is contaminated

Potentially harmful contaminants have been found in the Glen Head well’s water, New York American Water said in a Jan. 30 news release. Of the utility’s 55 wells across the state, …

Math and reading, a way to bring families together

The excitement in the Bayville Primary School multi-purpose room was contagious. As the sun set on Jan. 15, teachers and middle school volunteers worked feverously, putting a plethora of math and …

Suozzi's bill signed into law — Oyster Bay refuge renamed after Lester Wolff

It’s only fitting that the Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge be named for former U.S. Rep. Lester Wolff. After all, it was there that, as a House of Representatives member, he created the …

Birds of a feather flock to Oyster Bay’s sanctuary

A group of about 30 nature enthusiasts and conservationists gathered at the Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary and Audubon Center on Sunday to connect with birds in a special way. They were there to …

Oyster Bay board gets down to business

After celebrating their inauguration on Jan. 6, members of the new Oyster Bay Town Board held their first meeting the next day. Supervisor Joseph Saladino and Councilman Steve Labriola, who are both …

Glen Cove Hospital doctor ‘strives to make the workplace joyful’

Dr. Susan Maltser doesn’t spend much time in her office at Glen Cove Hospital. Promoted to chair of the rehabilitative medicine department in September, she can often be found making her way to …

Editorial

Let’s continue to pursue Dr. King’s dream

February marks another year of Black History Month, and it’s important for us to take note of how far America has come since black slaves were first brought to the country some 400 years ago.

Scott Brinton

When a president seizes congressional power

Watching the U.S. Senate impeachment trial last week was like witnessing a slow-motion train wreck. You knew the outcome — you knew Republican senators would never agree to witnesses (Mitt …

Alfonse D'Amato

In Washington and Albany, let common sense prevail

It’s the time of year when our leaders in Washington and Albany take stock of the state of the nation and New York. If we see our country and state with a clear eye . . .

Jerry Kremer

The Senate can acquit Trump, but it can’t hide the truth

By the time you read this, the impeachment trial of President Trump will be well on the way to completion. Absent a miracle — perhaps the leaking of John Bolton’s manuscript as we went to press? — the Republican-controlled Senate will have . . .