Individual fatally struck near Wantagh LIRR station

An unauthorized individual was fatally struck on the railroad tracks near the Wantagh Long Island Rail Road station Tuesday night. 

99-year-old WWII veteran honored in Wantagh, Merrick

Murray Steinberg’s 99th birthday was a community affair.

Wantagh parents join nationwide opposition to school mask mandates

At 10 a.m. on Sept 10, a small group of Wantagh School District parents gathered outside Wantagh High School to protest the district’s mask mandate for students. The 20 or so people who took …

Wantagh chamber’s candlelit vigil honors heroes

It was a solemn scene on Sept. 9 at Heroes’ Walk in Wantagh: With candle flames flickering in the wind, residents bowed their heads as the Wantagh American Legion Pipe Band played …

Task force could improve life for Nassau County residents with disabilities

A new group in the early stages of formation could help improve the lives of Nassau County residents with disabilities.

Randi Kreiss

Feel-good, do-good work: Here’s the plan

Your teenager sets aside his phone, his iPad, his computer, his tricked-out sneakers, her makeup palette, her micro shorts, his ratty T-shirt, her addiction to Instagram, his obsession with TikTok, and they leave home . . .

Jerry Kremer

What’s next for two sharp, young county executives?

In New York state, over 5,000 people hold titles such as mayor, supervisor, sheriff, chief of police and others, and these office holders are responsible for the good and welfare of their citizens. Other than New York City’s mayor . . .


The rough road ahead this school year

I recently took part in a WABC-TV special, “Back to School: Learning During a Pandemic,” hosted by Lauren Glassberg. The participants included . . .


Election season is upon us once again — vote!

Each election season, we invite political candidates to the Heralds' Garden City office for an hour-long meeting to hear their ideas and views before deciding whom we will endorse. This year will be no different.