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Herald offers $500K in grants for small businesses

Richner Communications Inc., publisher of Herald Community Newspapers and The Riverdale Press, this week announced a $500,000 grant program to support local businesses. Through the Herald Small Business Marketing Grant Program, each Long Island business is eligible to receive up to $15,000 of matching grant funds, which can be used for marketing services to promote the business’ products and services. The Herald Small Business Marketing Grant Program is being supported by

Moms Making Masks group forms in East Rockaway amid coronavirus

Every day, Jennifer Frank is hard at work behind her sewing machine in her East Rockaway home, making masks for frontline workers in need.

Lynbrook Chamber of Commerce, education foundation form a partnership

The Lynbrook Excellence in Education Foundation has partnered with the Chamber of Commerce with a goal of fostering business growth in the community while supporting future education endeavors for students in the village.

Comprehensive Audiology: ‘we’re still here for you’

Hearing loss could cause anxiety for a person at any time, but even more so during this time of physical isolation, said Dr. Esther Fogel. That’s why, although her Lynbrook practice, Comprehensive Audiology, is currently closed due to the coronavirus, she is still taking calls and emails to assist her patients however she can.

School budget votes delayed to at least June 1; $177B state budget in flux

School budget votes have been delayed until at least June 1 because of the coronavirus outbreak, by order of Governor Cuomo.  The votes were to have taken place May 19. The governor issued …

Passover Greeting

Sparks in the darkness

The Jewish mystical tradition asks: How was it possible for God to create the universe if God’s presence encompasses everything. The Kabbalah’s answer is that God had to contract — …

A Message from the Rev. Bob Walderman

On Easter, resurrection trumps death

An Easter message from the Rev. Bob Walderman of Lynbrook Baptist Church.

A message from Rabbi Sandra Bellush

Seeking light in these dark times this Passover

A passover message from Rabbi Sandra Bellush.