Heralds seek 2020 summer interns

Herald Community Newspapers is seeking 2020 and summer interns for our 18 community-based publications that stretch across Nassau County’s South Shore, from Valley Stream to Seaford, and Long …

Freeport UFSD receives $750K for Pre-K program

The Freeport Union Free School District received a $750,000 grant to help fund its Pre-K program on Feb. 7. The grant came through State Governor Andrew Cuomo’s commitment to award $15 million …

Lifting people out of homelessness

“A lot of the people in this world, they don’t think of the homeless, and when they do think of the homeless, they think of nasty people who live on the street that don’t get up and …

Mayors seek changes in discovery law

Village and city officials from across New York joined the New York Conference of Mayors in Albany on Monday to send a message to state lawmakers that a new criminal discovery law is costing municipalities millions of dollars in local tax dollars, and needs to be changed. They suggested a series of amendments to the law.

This Freeporter has some truly frightening collectibles

After revealing a photo of Charles Manson in a beige prison jumpsuit with a lock of the cult leader’s hair in a plastic protector, Freeporter Dr. David Adamovich reached over and unveiled other plastic protectors with locks of John Wayne Gacy’s and Ted Bundy’s hair.


A tuition freeze is worth considering

New York State Sen. Kevin Thomas, a Levittown Democrat, recently proposed a bill to cap tuition at all SUNY and CUNY schools at $5,000 per year for in-state students.

Scott Brinton

The New York Times, a historical treasure trove

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Jesse Jackson were chatting, King on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tenn., and Jackson in the parking lot below, when the shot rang out.

Alfonse D'Amato

You heard the president: The state of our union is strong

As a senator, I was privileged to attend many State of the Union addresses . . .

Randi Kreiss

2020: love in the time of the coronavirus

This Valentine’s Day, maybe skip the kisses and consider an elbow bump or shaking hands — even with your boyfriend or your wife or your kids.