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From the look of the damage sustained by a charter bus after it crashed into the Eagle Avenue Bridge on the Southern State Parkway in early April, the incident should have been a mass tragedy. more
The promise inscribed on the Statue of Liberty — “send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me” — is the promise of hope that America makes . . . more
Just two weeks after the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., the East Meadow School District invited parents to voice their concerns on safety and … more
During Tony Santino’s final meeting as Town of Hempstead supervisor in December, he couldn’t have looked more bored . . . more
Thanks to onerous newsprint tariffs that the Trump administration is proposing to enact, the price of producing the Herald Community Newspapers –– and most other newspapers across the country — could soon get a whole lot higher. more
Talking about ethics is always a crowd-pleaser, particularly when scandals are as recent and as numerous as they have been in New York. So it was almost to be expected when Gov. Andrew Cuomo pledged . . . more
When a group of Hofstra University students recently began calling for the Thomas Jefferson statue in front of the Sondra and David S. Mack Student Center to be removed, those who aren’t history buffs might have done a double take. more
In February, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that he planned to include $7 million in his executive budget earmarked for early voting across the state. The provision would have allowed . . . more
A recent study by Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers concluded that “fake news” — that is, fabricated stories — raced across Twitter much “farther, deeper and more broadly than the truth in all categories of information.” more
On the same day that a million young people walked out of school to protest gun violence and remember the 17 students and teachers killed in Parkland, Fla., the National Rifle Association tweeted a photo of an AR-15 . . . more
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