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Wantagh and Seaford residents will head to the polls on Dec. 13 to vote in fire commissioner elections. more
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
While some Wantagh and Seaford residents said that they were happy to see Donald Trump elected president of the United States last week, they also expressed concern about the increasing political divide nationwide. more
The race in the 8th Senatorial District has come down to a mere 33 votes, according to the latest numbers from the Nassau and Suffolk County boards of elections. Incumbent Republican Sen. Michael … 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 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
A number of Democrats and Republicans called on Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto to resign on Thursday following their arrests on federal corruption … more
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