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Former U.S. Senator Alfonse D’Amato, who rose from the Hempstead town council to become a U.S. senator from New York and one of the most powerful political figures in the country, has been … more
A Freeport High School senior and a 70-year-old Elmont man died in two separate crashes on the Meadowbrook Parkway on Nov. 11, according to New York State police. The first fatality, they said, … more
The impacts of the coronavirus pandemic have been widespread. Like businesses and schools, non-profit organizations too have faced major challenges and needed to adapt during these times. more
The Rev. Eugene Purvis sat on the front porch of his Freeport home and told stories about his service in World War II to a group of high school students, most of whom hope to serve in the U.S. … more
The Herald endorses Jackie Gordon to represent New York’s 2nd Congressional District. Assemblyman Andrew Garbarino, a Massapequa Republican attorney, and Gordon, a Babylon Democrat, … more
In the race for the seat in the State Assembly’s 19th District, the Herald endorses incumbent Ed Ra, of Franklin Square. With a decade of experience in the Legislature — having been … more
By popular demand, Long Island’s only drive-through dinosaur exhibit, “Jurassic Quest,” has extended its stay at Town Park Point Lookout and will now host shows through Oct. … more
Like many organizations, Bobbi and the Strays, an animal rescue shelter in Freeport, was hard-hit by the coronavirus pandemic. Since the no-kill nonprofit is 99 percent volunteer-based, shelter … more
The race for the 19th Assembly District began mid-August when challenger Gary Port announced his candidacy to run against incumbent Edward Ra, who is running for a sixth term. The Herald asked Ra … more
In a nearly 40-minute, socially distant ceremony last Friday morning, elected and appointed Nassau officials and families of local 9/11 victims paused to remember the 348 county residents who died in … more
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