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We have to wonder what President Trump has against giving people more time to fill out the U.S. census, particularly given that it must be tallied amid the global coronavirus pandemic . . . more
In December 2017, Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, pushed by President Trump throughout his first year in office. The act limited the deduction for state and local taxes — previously unlimited — to $10,000. more
The coronavirus crisis has forced us all to rethink how we carry out many of our responsibilities, including here at the Herald. Each election season, we normally invite political candidates to our … more
Elected leaders from across Nassau County are urging — even pleading with — residents to fill out the U.S. census if they have not already done so, and time is running out. more
For those who lived in the New York metropolitan area when the World Trade Center was attacked by terrorists, Sept. 11 is a day that will “live in infamy,” to quote President Franklin D. Roosevelt . . . more
Hundreds of thousands of students will start school across Long Island next week amid the worst disease outbreak in the United States since 1918. It is a time of fear and anxiety for many parents . . . more
College classes were set to start on Long Island this week and next, and that presented a potentially big problem: partying. more
The U.S. Postal Service is older than the United States itself: Benjamin Franklin appointed the first postmaster general in 1775, a year before the Revolution against Great Britain erupted. Ever since, the Postal Service has been woven into the very fabric of our democracy . . . more
When Tropical Storm Isaias roared across Long Island on Aug. 4, it brought down more than a thousand trees in Nassau County, cutting off electricity to large areas, including sections of major thoroughfares like Sunrise Highway and Merrick Road . . . more
Tropical Storm Isaias marched up the Eastern Seaboard Aug. 4 with 70-mph winds that snapped trees in half or ripped them out of the ground, often sending them crashing onto power lines, leaving 420,000 Long Island ratepayers without electricity. more
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