Three cheers for Wantagh cheer

Wantagh High School’s cheerleading team has earned a bid to the national cheerleading competition in Florida later this month.

Republicans ask Lafazan for help in unseating Santos

Josh Lafazan says GOP constituents want George Santos gone

Josh Lafazan’s winning streak began in the first grade when he was elected student representative at Walt Whitman Elementary School. He was senior class president at Syosset High School the …

Malverne removes former KKK leader’s name from sign

Malverne High School students were credited with leading the charge to change the century-old name of a local street, which had been dedicated to a former Ku Klux Klansman. The street formerly …

Seniors gather to celebrate a milestone

Chris O’Leary, the director of the Sandel Senior Center, said that with the help of the Friends of Senior Services fundraising organization, Sandel decided to do something special to celebrate 47 of its members, who are turning 90 or older this year.

Freeport business owner indicted in Sandy fraud

Alexander Almaraz, owner of Design Concepts Group LLC in Freeport, has been charged in a 20-count indictment in connection with a scheme to defraud homeowners recovering from the damage caused by …


The tricky balance of fear and openness

It was like having security cameras in every room of a house but one. That’s how Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone described to reporters the decentralized, hodgepodge security infrastructure of the county’s computer network . . .

Herald Editorial

When doing good should be good enough

Impassioned pleas, stories from lifelong residents, and even questions on what could be done to help. All of this was heard last week at the Five Towns Community Center in Lawrence in the effort to save this 116-year-old community resource.

Peter King

D’Esposito will get the job done in Washington

Earlier this month I had the privilege of speaking at the ceremonial swearing-in of newly elected U.S. Rep. Anthony D’Esposito.

Randi Kreiss

Folks scramble as the price of eggs soars nationwide

You can believe the hype. Last week, a boutique grocery on Manhattan’s Upper East Side was selling eggs for $17.99 a dozen.