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Report: Haiti still precarious

The seventh and final part in this Herald series.Stephane Casseus was all of 11 years old when the earth suddenly shook and split in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the nation’s capital, on Jan. 12, …

Elmont native Greg Senat reaches NFL

Surrounded by family, friends and television screens inside a rented Manhattan restaurant, Elmont’s Greg Senat saw his longtime dream of making it to the NFL come true on April 28. Despite …

Franklin Square couple raises puppies for the disabled

Franklin Square residents Florence and John Scarinci love dogs. Not just any dogs, though. They are particu-larly fond of ser-vice dogs.The Scarincis are “puppy raisers” for Canine …

Elmont dancer Samantha Stewart visits Alvin Ailey troupe

Samantha Stewart had a dream. The 12-year-old Elmont resident wanted to visit a dance company as part of Take Our Kids to Work Day. Stewart is the daughter of NYPD Detective Dillon Stewart, who was …

Planning Council mulls property tax options

No one has to tell Nassau County property owners that taxes on their homes and businesses are among the highest in the state. Property taxes are so high, in fact, that they might not be …

Senior crisis hotline takes hundreds of calls since November

After the suicide of an elderly veteran in Bellmore roughly four months ago, Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino and the Long Island Crisis Center announced the launch of a senior crisis hotline. It began operating on Dec. 1, and since then, over 200 calls have been logged.