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The question is often asked, “Why, of all places in the United States, did the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor?” more
Next Wednesday marks 75 years since Japanese fighter planes unleashed two separate attacks on Pearl Harbor and its environs, bombing ships, planes and airfields and killing more than 2,000 military personnel and civilians. It was an event that spurred the U.S.’s entry into World War II and a pro-war mindset among Americans that united the country. 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
Elections in the 22nd Assembly District, in western Nassau County, tend to attract young political newcomers, and this year is no different. Valley Stream resident Robert Bogle, 24, was nominated by the Nassau County Republican Party in May to challenge incumbent Democrat Michaelle Solages for the seat. 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 Ed Ra, a Republican from Garden City, for the seat in the State Assembly’s 19th District that he has held for the past six years. In his most recent two-year term, we have not only seen Ra make a difference in his district, but we are also hearing about it from residents of the communities he serves. 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
Republican Brian Curran, a lifelong resident of Lynbrook, is seeking re-election to a New York State assembly seat in Nassau County’s 21st District. Democrat Travis Bourgeois is challenging him. more
The incumbent state assemblyman in District 19 is Garden City South resident Ed Ra, who is seeking his fourth term. Challenging him is West Hempstead resident Gary Port, a divorce lawyer and military veteran. The 19th District encompasses parts of District 18 includes parts of West Hempstead, Franklin Square, Garden City, East Garden City, Carle Place, Mineola, Garden City Park, New Hyde Park, Williston Park, Glen Oaks and Glen Head. more
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