A Lynbrook man was sentenced Tuesday to 22 years to life in prison for a 2016 attack on his girlfriend's mother in Long Beach that led to the woman's death in 2018.
As protesters demanded justice for Akbar Rogers outside Freeport Village Hall on June 29, about a dozen local residents entered the building to speak with village officials about the changes they …
As all New York state departments were mandated to cut their budgets by at least 2 percent because of the revenue loss endured during the coronavirus pandemic, the Office of People With Developmental Disabilities is slicing $178 million from the rates that group homes charge for resident occupancy.
As this year’s Pride Month comes to a close, LGBTQ+ rights activists in Bellmore-Merrick are reflecting on the community’s progress and shortcomings in creating a safer, more welcoming …
When Angelica Cerniglia has returned to her Franklin Square home from work over the past few weeks, she has had to sit under a desk, hold her dog and play loud music to drown out the noise of …
As New York State continues with its phased reopening, fitness centers keep getting pushed off the list. Several local gym owners, along with town officials, have said they are ready to reopen safely and want the chance to do so as soon as possible.
After two decades as a volunteer for the Orthodox Union and the past six years as the organization’s executive vice president, Woodmere resident Allen Fagin is retiring from a job for the second time.
Luis M. Romero Fernandez was ordained as auxiliary bishop for the Diocese of Rockville Centre June 29 at St. Agnes Cathedral before a limited group of attendees, as well as bishops and priests from the region.
The bride wore white, a dress she bought on the internet, and her wedding band was her grandmother’s. The groom’s ring arrived in the mail courtesy of his father, who lives in Arizona. And a friend brought a beautiful bouquet of flowers because the florists were all closed. When the actual ceremony was held it was beautiful, even amidst the coronavirus pandemic, perhaps because love conquers all.
The coronavirus pandemic, which swept across the New York metropolitan area from March through May, had a paralyzing effect, forcing millions of people to put their plans on hold — including …
A legislation introduced by State Sen. Todd Kaminsky that protects the benefits of volunteer firefighters and emergency medical personnel was signed into law by Gov. Cuomo. The bill was passed by …
During his portion of speaking during the North Shore School District’s Board of Education meeting on May 28, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction Dr. Christopher Zublionis focused on one …
Next week, the Herald Community Newspapers will publish the Declaration of Independence and a likeness of the American flag. The Declaration will appear . . .
A member of the street gang MS-13, Yonathan Sanchez, 43, a/k/a Turbo, was sentenced to 34 years to life in prison on July 1 by Judge Tammy Robbins for his role in two murders.
On April 9, 1865, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Courthouse in Virginia, ending the Civil War . . .
“What is it that students do in the classroom?” Neil Postman and Charles Weingartner ask in their book “Teaching as a Subversive Activity.”