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Baldwin's championship run on hold

Baldwin’s drive for an eighth consecutive Nassau Class AA girls’ basketball title must wait another year since the county announced a condensed season will commence after eight games with …

Freeporter sentenced to life — again — for murdering two Baldwin men

Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced that John Pierotti, 66, of Freeport, would continue his life-sentence without parole on Feb. 24, nearly a year after a jury found him guilty …

Love was in the air

“I found Larry over a death certificate,” Michelle Foder said of her husband. She’s a funeral director at Franklin Funeral Home in Franklin Square. “So we found something …

Ribbon cutting marks 3D’s Aftercare Inc. grand reopening

Community leaders, neighbors and elected officials congratulated Dr. Zodelia Williams, the founder and executive director of 3D’s Aftercare Inc., last Friday on the grand opening of her …

Local students launch dog rescue club

A group of high school students from throughout the Baldwin area have formed a club to support local nonprofit dog rescue centers and advocate for adoptions and rescues of dogs. Oceanside High …

HERALD HOMETOWN HERO

This week's Baldwin Hometown Hero

I moved to Baldwin as a very young girl and grew up in the Baldwin Fire Department family. I decided to join at the young age of 48 and became a certified EMT during the pandemic.  Covid-19 has …

Editorial

State must provide greater municipal oversight

Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman announced last week that he would not run for re-election — a wise move, given the tenuous nature of any candidacy he might have tried to mount.

Op-Ed

Momentum builds to eliminate housing discrimination

The new year is off to a promising start in the effort to eliminate housing discrimination, with significant actions taken by the federal and state governments. Those actions, and related ones that are brewing . . .