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Douglas Tuman challenges Kathleen Rice in 4th Congressional District

In the Fourth Congressional District, incumbent Kathleen Rice, a Democrat from Garden City, faces Douglas Tuman, a Republican from West Hempstead.

It’s Judy Griffin vs. Patricia Canzoneri-Fitzpatrick for Assembly District 21

Former Malverne deputy mayor and village trustee Patricia Canzoneri-Fitzpatrick is challenging incumbent New York State Assemblywoman Judy Griffin for a seat representing the 21st Assembly District. …

Rockville Centre Breast Cancer Coalition going strong amid pandemic

As the coronavirus pandemic drags on, the Rockville Centre Breast Cancer Coalition will not host its annual Black & White Cocktail Party fundraiser, but its services to those with breast cancer have continued.

South Side Middle School students give back to the community

Students at South Side Middle School are learning what it means to be a hero, and that heroes can take on different forms. The students have also been encouraged to not only recognize various local heroes, but to also show appreciation for their sacrifices in some way. Early last Wednesday, a group of seventh-graders met in the South Side Middle School auditorium to pack up bags and boxes of supplies they brought in to be donated to homeless veterans through Beacon House.

Rockville Centre author teaches importance of communicating kindly

The use of technology by children has long been a sticking point for parents, and during the pandemic, as its use has become even more prevalent, the fear of its potential danger has only grown. Author Katie Duffy-Schumacher of Rockville Centre has been educating children about using technology responsibly for several years, and brought her “Don’t Press Send” presentation to local Girl Scouts last week.

Herald Endorsement

Re-elect Kathleen Rice in the 4th Congressional District

For 15 years, Kathleen Rice has worked hard to serve the public, first as the Nassau County District attorney and then as a member of Congress, and she deserves another term representing the 4th Congressional District. Though her opponent, Douglas Tuman, showed a commendable desire to serve in Congress, Rice is the more well-rounded, experienced candidate.

Herald Endorsements

Re-elect Judy Griffin in Assembly District 21

The Herald endorses State Assemblywoman Judy Griffin in the race for the seat in the 21st District. In her first term, Griffin has been a forceful advocate for her constituents in Albany, …

Ninth State Senate District: Re-elect Todd Kaminsky

The Ninth State Senate District includes a wide swath of southwestern Nassau County, from the sand in Long Beach to the streets of busy Rockville Centre, as well as portions of Valley Stream, Elmont and the Five Towns.