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North Shore talks schools in September

Over the past two months, over 90 volunteers consisting of North Shore School District faculty, administrators, Board of Education members and others have joined together to research the best ways to …

Senate bill could bring public water to the North Shore

A bill to create the North Shore Water Authority passed the State Senate on July 23. It must now pass the Assembly to be put on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s desk for his signature. The bill, authored …

As crowds fill Tappen Pool, Town of Oyster Bay adds a time limit

Every morning at 10 a.m., a line of colorful, socially distanced beach bags snakes around the Harry Tappen Pool in Glenwood Landing, ending abruptly at a metal fence. The owners of the bags sit in …

AquaBrasil Boutique brings new fashion to Glen Head

When Bruna Tembelis had to cancel the opening of her shop, AquaBrasil Boutique, due to the coronavirus pandemic, she had to find new ways to succeed as a new local business. “I was ready to …

A beautiful day and a fun way to learn about our waterways

The 90 minute cruise around West Harbor on Saturday, guided by Friends of the Bay and The WaterFront Center was a big hit with 51 residents participating. Colorful Kayaks and paddleboards dotted the …

New York American Water hoists new water tank in Glen Head

Six months after New York American Water began dismantling Glen Head’s nearly 100-year-old water tank on Dumond Place, the company hoisted its replacement into place at 11:35 a.m. on …

North Shore High School 2020 graduate earns award for basketball teamwork

According to many of those who know him, recent North Shore High School graduate Jack Gottfried, of Glen Head, personifies everything it means to be a team player. His selfless attitude and focus on …

Editorial

Why the Herald will now capitalize Black

This week, the Herald Community Newspapers are making a seemingly small, but we believe critical, change to our Style Guide. Going forward, the Herald will use a capital B when writing about Black people.

Editorial

Congress should support local news

After responding to the coronavirus pandemic with several emergency relief measures, Congress will now have the opportunity to pass one that would protect your access to trustworthy local news, help grow local businesses through ads in local news media — and reward you for subscribing to a newspaper like the Herald.

Randi Kreiss

A letter of contention, and then civil discourse

I met Joan online last week when she sent me a letter reacting to my July 9-15 column, “We’re all in the room where it happened.” We exchanged notes, and I realized . . .

Op-Ed

Monuments, memorials and memory

In the U.S. and in Europe, monuments, memorials and historic names are being removed from public places because of their associations with colonial expansion, racial bigotry and discriminatory public policy. In this country . . .

Send the Herald your stories, photos of how you're coping with the coronavirus

The coronavirus outbreak has vastly altered our daily routines. Parents are at home. Children are at home. College students are at home. All must stay put, we are told, for now. People are making …