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Herald Community Newspapers seek 2021 summer interns

Herald Community Newspapers is seeking 2021 summer interns for our 18 community-based publications that stretch across Nassau County’s South Shore, from Valley Stream to Seaford, and Long Beach …

Town’s vaccine van comes to Elmont

Joy Cameron had been waiting outside the Elmont Senior Center in the cold and rain last Thursday morning, hoping for her shot at getting the Covid vaccine. She had seen that the Town of Hempstead …

Elmont children learn lacrosse in one-day clinic

More than 30 elementary-aged children took to the field at the Alva T. Stanforth Sports Complex on March 27 to learn lacrosse from their elders in high school. The one-day intensive lacrosse …

Ensuring health safety at the new UBS Arena

A team of health professionals and engineers have spent the last year reviewing more than 250 strategies to keep patrons safe at the new US Arena when it opens in the fall, and are now ready to …

Sewanhaka officials propose $215 million 2021- 22 spending plan

Programming costs would account for the majority of the Sewanhaka Central High School District’s 2021 -22 school year budget under a proposal Kevin O’Brien, the district’s assistant …

My Herald journey has come to an end

There’s a photo my parents have of me as an infant “typing” away on an old computer keyboard while staring at the camera. It’s things like this, as well as my experiences over …

Op-Ed

Voting is an act of choice and an exercise of voice

Many people seem to confuse democracy and capitalism. Some seem to think that capitalism defines our system of government. However, our governance is based on democratic principles, including the importance of voting.