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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 …

L.I. GOP backs Garbarino in 2nd C.D. race

Long Island Republican leaders announced earlier this month that the party would back State Assemblyman Andrew Garbarino, a Republican from Sayville, in the race to succeed U.S. Rep. Peter King in …

Mandalay students learn cardio with a beat

Physical education classes might be boring at some schools, but definitely not at Wantagh’s Mandalay Elementary School, where teacher Robyn Pastuch helps students keep fit with a variety of …

Sen. Thomas introduces tuition cap for SUNY, CUNY

State Sen. Kevin Thomas introduced legislation on Jan 31 that if successful would freeze tuition at all state and city colleges in the state. The Thomas bill, S.7615, would hold SUNY and CUNY tuition …

Hundreds honor Vietnam vet

An urgent email went out from Kathy Sargent, a member of St. Frances de Chantal Catholic Church in Wantagh, at 3 p.m. on Jan. 29. “I’ve got a funeral tomorrow for a Vietnam vet who was …

Editorial

Kudos to Nassau for signing climate pledge

At the Herald, we like to give credit where credit is due. In our Nov. 8-14 editorial, “Nassau should take the Climate Smart Pledge,” we called on County Executive Laura Curran . . .

Editorial

L.I.’s high-tech future is on the horizon

For years, we have spoken about a so-called “brain drain” on Long Island — the steady departure of young people in their 20s and 30s. They’re fed up with the Island’s high cost of housing . . .

Editorial

Signs of hope amid the opioid crisis

"We were somewhere around Barstow, on the edge of the desert, when the drugs began to take hold.” So began Hunter S. Thompson’s 1972 drug-addled novel “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" . . .

On recycling, calm down. It’s complicated

Residents made quite a fuss this past week over rollout of Valley Stream’s new dual-stream recycling program, which alternates recycling weeks between paper products and glass, plastic and …