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Elmont Legionnaire dies at 89

William J. Ost spent more than 60 years recruiting members to the Elmont American Legion Post 1033 and nearly half that time organizing and running the town’s Memorial Day and Veterans Day …

'John the barber' retires after 45 years in Elmont

John Gigante has become an icon in the Elmont community, cutting and styling residents’ hair at A Cut Above on Hempstead Turnpike for the past 45 years. But on Aug. 1, Gigante said goodbye to …

A sit-down interview with Shaniyat Chowdhury

The Herald recently caught up with Shaniyat Chowdhury to discuss his future plans, following his failed bid to unseat 12-term incumbent Rep. Gregory Meeks in the 5th Congressional District Democratic …

Bill would create database of Nassau’s restrictive covenants

A bill in the Nassau County Legislature would create a searchable database of all the contracts that were once used in the county to prevent people of color from moving into certain …

Belmont Stakes go on — despite pandemic

The Belmont Stakes looked a little different to fans and the larger horseracing community this year, as industry officials had to alter their operations due to the ongoing novel coronavirus …

Editorial

New York can learn a lot from South Korea

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to open beaches statewide, including Jones Beach, on Friday. It is a moment we have all eagerly awaited, a symbolic gesture signaling . . .

Editorial

Stay strong, Nassau

Last weekend was cold and windy, which likely prevented many people from venturing outside to potentially crowded spaces like the Jones Beach Boardwalk. For now, that’s a good thing.