Fun for everyone at annual canoe races in Freeport and Baldwin

The Long Island Herald did more than just take photos of the Great Freeport Canoe Races at Cow Meadow Park on Sunday. Nadya Nataly, editor of the Freeport Herald Citizen, and Zack Gottehrer-Cohen, …

Pop up stories about animals and songs

Cuddling his blue teddy bear, Joseph Staines, 6, listened attentively to the story, “Who am I?: An Animal Guessing Game” by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page — a story filled with clues and a chance …

Herald Neighbors

Hofstra hosts Journalism Institute for teens

Ten Long Island high school students from diverse racial, cultural and economic backgrounds —— including six from Elmont and two from Freeport — recently took part in the Lawrence Herbert …

Herald Neighbors

Recycled materials into artistic portraits

She spent the early part of last Friday afternoon meeting with Freeport Memorial Library patrons looking for new ways to spruce up their resumes and offer career counseling advice. Wrapping up for …


Notable Freeport immigrants from around the world

The Freeport Historical Society celebrated Immigrant Heritage Month in June by featuring some of the people from Freeport’s history who were born outside the United …


Seeking Truth in the era of Donald J. Trump

Ever since the first newspapers began printing in Europe in the early 1600s, the relationship between the media and the powerful has been rocky. No one in memory, however, has strained that relationship more than the current occupant of the White House, Donald J. Trump.

Christopher Capece

Multifamily housing is right for Long Island

Since the 1960s, there has been a raging debate about the proper place of multifamily housing on Long Island. Opponents warn of “Queens creep,” implying . . .

Randi Kreiss

Breathing hard, and moisturizing, in northern California

Not every weekly newspaper has a foreign correspondent, and we don’t, either. So, I bring to you, at my expense, a firsthand account of a summer in the wilds of northern California.

Alfonse D'Amato

Is the economic news too fit to print?

America’s premier newspaper, The New York Times, prides itself on its commitment to reporting “All the News That’s Fit to Print.” But it seems the good U.S. economic news today is . . .