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By Visvajit Sriramrajan A statue of Thomas Jefferson, which has stood in front of Hofstra University’s David S. Mack Student Center for more than 20 years, has been relocated to Emily Lowe … more
The Belmont Stakes looked a little different to fans and the larger horseracing community this year, as industry officials had to alter their operations due to the ongoing novel coronavirus … more
Updated June 24 at 1:10 p.m. Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-St. Albans) defeated challenger Shanyiat Chowdhury in the 5th Congressional District Democratic primary 66 to 33 percent on June 23. more
As a social work graduate intern at the Baldwin Public Library, Molly Miskiewicz noticed that many residents were struggling to get food during the coronavirus pandemic, and decided to help. She … more
  The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication and its new multimedia news site, the Long Island Advocate, in collaboration with the Press Club of Long Island, will … more
U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi, a Democrat of Glen Cove, is running in a three-way primary against Melanie D’Arrigo, of Port Washington, and Michael Weinstock, of Great Neck, to retain his 3rdDistrict … more
A bill in the New York State Legislature would help small business owners better market themselves and promote their businesses, as Long Island’s economy begins to reopen. Under the … more
Thousands turned out for a Black Lives Matter protest in Merrick and Bellmore today, and Heralds Executive Editor Scott Brinton follow the protesters as they made their way from Merrick to Bellmore … more
What started as a trickle of protesters lining up at 6 p.m. Tuesday in front of the Trader Joe’s on Merrick Road, in Merrick, quickly grew to a mass of more than 150, who prayed, chanted and shouted George Floyd’s name at passing cars, many of which honked back in response. more
People started to stream into the demonstration in front of the Nassau County Legislature and Executive Building in Mineola nearly an hour before the scheduled 5:30 p.m. start time. They had come to … more
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