Heralds recognized for newspaper excellence

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“Our South Shore Rising series was just part of the way we have chronicled the recovery from Hurricane Sandy,” Richner added. “Since the hurricane, our editorial team has written an astounding number of stories about the storm and its aftermath. I agree with the judges — this is community journalism at its best.”

NYPA awards

First place

  • Advertising Excellence — Rockville Centre Herald
  • News/Feature Series — Herald writers Scott Brinton, Jeff Bessen, Alex Costello, Mary Malloy, Anthony Rifilato, Alexandra Spychalsky
  • Coverage of Education — The Riverdale Press, Sarina Trangle
  • In-Depth Reporting — The Riverdale Press
  • Feature Story — The Jewish Star, Malka Eisenberg Second place
  • Past Presidents’ Award — The Riverdale Press n Best Front Page — The Riverdale Press
  • Editorials — Valley Stream Herald, Andrew Hackmack n Feature Story — East Meadow Herald, David Weingrad Third place
  • Coverage of Local Government — Long Beach Herald, Anthony Rifilato, Alexandra Spychalsky
  • In-Depth Reporting — Rockville Centre Herald, Alex Costello, Mary Malloy, John Maher
  • Sports Feature — East Meadow Herald, David Weingrad
  • Best Use of Multimedia — The Riverdale Press, Marisol Diaz, Shant Shahrigian
  • Best Multi-Advertiser Awards — Nassau Herald Honorable Mention
  • Sports Feature — Merrick Herald Life, Scott Brinton
  • Best Multi-Advertiser Pages — Nassau Herald
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