County officials give tips to stop senior scams

Nearly 100 seniors from across Nassau County gathered at the Franklin Square Senior Center on March 19 for the first in a series of public forums seeking to educate older adults about the rising wave …

Legislator to tackle veteran homelessness with new bills

County officials and veterans appeared before the Nassau County Legislature in Mineola on April 3 as Legislator Josh Lafazan, an independent from Woodbury, introduced two new bills aimed at ending …

Sea Cliff Board of Trustees adopts $6M village budget

By Alyssa Seidman aseidman@liherald.com Village trustees voted unanimously to adopt the proposed 2019-20 budget on Monday night, which increased 1.9 percent from the previous fiscal year. Under …

North Shore residents flip for Kiwanis pancake breakfast

The North Shore Kiwanis Club held its annual Pancake Breakfast in the high school cafeteria on April 7, inviting residents young and old to enjoy a hearty meal full of the best breakfast foods. The …

Sports

A Glen Head family’s wrestling legacy at North Shore

Deep beneath the inviting and socially active hallways of North Shore High School sits a secluded, grungy, and partially-torn maroon wrestling mat. Lining the ceiling of the wrestling room are …

Preserving North Shore’s history

A restoration project nearly 20 years in the making at the North Shore Historical Museum in Glen Cove is progressing steadily. The museum is housed in the old Justices Courthouse, which dates back to …

Plastic bags to be banned in New York

Under an agreement reached as part of the state budget passed by lawmakers over the weekend, plastic bags will be banned in all New York retail stores starting in March 2020. “You drive through …

Editorial

No matter the desperation, suicide isn’t the answer

When anyone, especially a teenager, dies by suicide, it is difficult to comprehend. We see the person, seemingly vibrant, alive, and we wonder how . . .

Randi Kreiss

Take it from the nonagenarians: chill out

I never, ever, saw my parents run. The only time I saw my mother sweat was when she was beating 12 egg whites for her Passover sponge cake.

Alfonse D'Amato

Now that Mueller’s done, Congress should get to work

Two years and $25 million later, the Mueller probe of Russian influence in the 2016 election concluded that there was no collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. In typical Washington …

Jerry Kremer

Wanted: a presidential apology that will never happen

I haven’t seen an official announcement from the White House, but there’s a rumor that President Trump will declare a National Day of Apology, on which all elected Democrats and the media . . .

HERALD NEIGHBORS

Opening Day for Sea Cliff’s little sluggers

Awave of Technicolor uniforms flooded the streets of Sea Cliff last Saturday for the village’s annual Little League parade, which kicks off a fun-filled season of baseball, softball and …