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Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino met with representatives of the League of Women Voters of Nassau County and addressed their questions and concerns about diverse issues during a Dec. 1 … more
Although fake news is a big issue for today’s media, particularly in the aftermath of the presidential campaign, it has been a problem in the journalism world for more than 100 years. “There are records of fake news going back as far as Lincoln that were used to [try to] derail his election,” said Dr. Cliff Jernigan, an associate professor and chairman of Hofstra University’s Department of Journalism, Media Studies and Public Relations. more
The following provides a list of results in all major South Shore races covered in 2016 by Herald Community Newspapers. Results are organized by community. … more
The race between Inwood native and Hewlett resident Chris McGrath and State Sen. Todd Kaminsky (D-Long Beach) on Tuesday was as close as it was in April’s special election, but Kaminsky prevailed over his Republican rival. Green Party candidate Laurence S. Hirsh of North Woodmere garnered 1 percent of the vote. more
Elections in the 22nd Assembly District, in western Nassau County, tend to attract young political newcomers, and this year is no different. Valley Stream resident Robert Bogle, 24, was nominated by the Nassau County Republican Party in May to challenge incumbent Democrat Michaelle Solages for the seat. more
The Herald enthusiastically endorses Kathleen Rice for Congress. Rice, a Democrat from Garden City, has represented the 4th Congressional District since 2014, and we see no reason to replace her. more
The Herald endorses David McDonough, a Republican from North Merrick, for the 14th Assembly District seat. McDonough was first elected to the State Assembly in a special election in 2002 and was re-elected to his eighth term in 2014. more
The Herald endorses Michael Venditto, Republican senator from Massapequa, for the 8th Senate District seat. A lifelong resident of the South Shore, Venditto was first elected to the State Senate in 2014. more
Anthony Eramo, 42, is serving his second term on the Long Beach City Council. He is running against Republican Melissa Miller, a political neophyte, and Green Party candidate Joseph Naham. Eramo has a clear grasp of the issues, and has been a tremendous advocate for the community and environment. more
For the second time in seven months, voters in the 9th State Senate District will choose from among Democrat Todd Kaminsky, Republican Chris McGrath and Green Party candidate Laurence S. Hirsh for the district’s seat. more
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