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Michael Cohen, President Trump's personal attorney who arranged six-figure payments to a porn star and a Playboy model to buy their silence about affairs with Trump, is going to prison. U.S. … more
When faith leaders and congregants were planning the merger of East Meadow’s Temple Emanu-El and Wantagh’s Temple B’nai Torah, an idea that came to mind was to create a heritage trip on which … more
A cold November wind blew off the ocean, matching the somber mood of the occasion, as local officials, ranking members of the Nassau County Police Department, Coast Guard officers, family members and … more
The Republican-majority Hempstead Town Board on Oct. 30 passed its $432.5-million budget by a vote of 6-1. Town Supervisor Laura Gillen, a Democrat, did not endorse the spending plan, which, she said, relied on uncertain savings to fund an $11-million tax cut. more
Turnout was heavier than expected, despite intermittent rain, in an election both Republicans and Democrats had called a referendum on the policies of President Donald Trump. In one of the most … more
Herald Community Newspapers editors and reporters have spent the past two months reporting on Election 2018, and on Tuesday, November 6th, it will all boil down to a single factor: your vote.  more
The Herald endorses Michaelle Solages, a Democrat from Valley Stream, for the 22nd Assembly District seat. Solages was first elected to the office in 2012, when the district was formed from parts … more
In the nearly two years that Atlantic Beach resident Melissa Miller has been a state assemblywoman, she has learned that government moves at a glacial pace — which Miller, the mother of a special-needs child, finds frustrating. more
North Merrick Republican Dave McDonough, 81, was first elected to the State Assembly in a special election in 2002 and was re-elected to his ninth term in 2016. more
When State Sen. John Brooks defeated incumbent Republican Michael Venditto in 2016, it felt like a fluke. A combination of political headwinds and unfortunate family matters in the news for Venditto, perhaps, paved the way for the newly registered Democrat to claim the seat that the GOP had won with 60 percent of the vote in most elections. more
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