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When the Hempstead Town Board passed a law last week requiring businesses that sell vaping products to post large signs about its dangers — there to share in the credit was the Levittown Community Action Coalition and YES Community Counseling Center. 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
We don’t need the KGB, ISIS terrorists or Chinese hackers to threaten our lives. No way. We Americans are doing a pretty good job of killing ourselves. According to a 30-year study published in The … more
Society has long looked down on mental health patients, according to Andrew Malekoff, executive director of the Roslyn Heights-based North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center. So it has been all too … more
Smiles and laughter filled the classrooms of Seaford Manor Elementary School during the week of Jan. 7 as the students sampled different cultures and traditions for International Week. … more
It’s no secret that stray and feral cats seem to be in abundance on Long Island. Seaford resident John Debacker, 25, a volunteer cat trapper for several local animal shelters and rescue facilities, … more
For the second time, Democrat Mike Reid, of Merrick, is challenging longtime incumbent Republican Assemblyman Dave McDonough, also of Merrick, for his 14th District seat. The Herald asked both … more
The race for District 17 in the New York State Assembly has John Mikulin vying for the seat just shy of six months into his tenure after winning a special election in April. This November, Democrat … more
Wantagh residents Gary and Meredith Krupp became the first husband and wife duo in history to receive papal knighthoods this week when they were invested with the Grand Cross of the Pontifical … more
Nassau County parents continued to show some of the highest levels of opposition to federally mandated state testing in English Language Arts and mathematics, according to figures released by the New … more
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