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Former Councilman Ed Ambrosino begins prison sentence

Former Town of Hempstead Councilman Edward Ambrosino began his six-month prison sentence for tax evasion at a federal corrections facility in Fort Dix, New Jersey Ambrosino, a Republican from …

Groups hand out backpacks in Elmont

Elmont residents were able to get all the supplies their children would need for the new school year at the New Jerusalem Cathedral Inc.’s 10th annual “Backpack and Food Giveaway” …

Sen. Anna Kaplan shares immigrant experience on CNN

Growing up, all W. Kamau Bell knew about Iran was “hostages, hijacked planes and Jimmy Carter looking like he wished he had stayed a peanut farmer,” he intoned in the latest episode of …

Elmont residents barbecue with the master griller

Grillmaster David Tillery kept Elmont residents entertained, as he taught them how to make grilled chicken, baby back ribs and grilled pineapple at the Elmont Memorial Library on Aug. 22. Tillery, …

Protesters demand answers in police-involved shooting case

Nearly a dozen activists drove from the Chase Bank on Linden Boulevard in Elmont to the intersection of 217 Street and Linden Boulevard in Cambria Heights, Queens on Sunday, spreading awareness of …

Celebrating the High Holidays during the pandemic

When the novel coronavirus swept across the globe in the weeks before Passover, there was a frenzied panic as we prepared to celebrate the holiday alone, physically distant from our extended family …

Editorial

A 2020 election survival guide

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 …

Alfonse D'Amato

Some inconvenient facts about energy and the environment

One of the great U.S. success stories in recent times has been the country’s move to energy independence. Because we now produce more than enough domestic energy to power our homes and businesses . . .

Randi Kreiss

Irony abounds in the time of Trump

We are living in a Greek tragedy, rich in ironic twists. Donald Trump, who ran for office on the promise of “draining the swamp,” has created an administration populated by swamp critters . . .