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Herald Endorsement

Re-elect Kathleen Rice in the 4th Congressional District

For 15 years, Kathleen Rice has worked hard to serve the public, first as the Nassau County District attorney and then as a member of Congress, and she deserves another term representing the 4th Congressional District. Though her opponent, Douglas Tuman, showed a commendable desire to serve in Congress, Rice is the more well-rounded, experienced candidate.

Ninth State Senate District: Re-elect Todd Kaminsky

The Ninth State Senate District includes a wide swath of southwestern Nassau County, from the sand in Long Beach to the streets of busy Rockville Centre, as well as portions of Valley Stream, Elmont and the Five Towns.

Herald Endorsements

Re-elect Judy Griffin in Assembly District 21

The Herald endorses State Assemblywoman Judy Griffin in the race for the seat in the 21st District. In her first term, Griffin has been a forceful advocate for her constituents in Albany, …

Herald Endorsement

Re-elect Miller in the 20th Assembly District

For the past four years, District 20 Assemblywoman Melissa “Missy” Miller, a Republican, has been in the minority party in the State Assembly, but that hasn’t stopped her from …

Lawrence to restart in-person learning Monday

The Lawrence School District will resume in-person instruction on Monday after being physically closed since Oct. 9, when the school district fell within the orange zone of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s cluster hotspot initiative. The district returned all students to remote learning.

Gural JCC and Hewlett Fire Department to receive town funding

The Marion & Aaron Gural JCC in Cedarhurst and Hewlett  Fire Department will receive funding from the Town of Hempstead as part of the town board voting to approve more than $2.8 …

Scaring up a sweet ghoul time in Lawrence

The children came  wearing costumes of their characters or even possible future professions as there were astronauts, cats, firefighters, ghosts, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and many others.

Lawrence assistant golf pro shoots for donations

Kevin Mulligan put a golf club into the hands of his daughter, Kacie, and her year older brother, Brian, as youngsters and whether playing golf for business, competitively or recreation the very visible tools of the sport have rarely left their grips.

 Lawrence High School PTA awarded $5,000

The National Parent-Teacher Association awarded the Lawrence High School PTA with a $5,000 grant to help meet critical needs of students, families and teachers in the school community that have been …

HAFTR Highlights

Carrying on with the learning – although differently

The halls of Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway High School are bustling once again albeit six feet apart with a return to in-person learning. Students and faculty alike are ecstatic to be …

Herald Endorsement

Once again, 5th C.D. has only one candidate

U.S. Rep. Gregory Meeks, a Democrat who represents southwest Queens, Elmont, Inwood and north and south Valley Steam, is, barring an unforeseen write-in campaign, guaranteed election.

Lawrence Lately

Teachers guiding students through an uncertain time

This  year has been like no other at Lawrence High School. One that has seemed impossible has been proven possible when the school community does its part and works together. This school …

Solages deserves another term in the 22nd A.D.

During her four terms in the State Assembly, representing the 22nd District, Democrat Michaelle Solages, of Elmont, has been a tireless advocate for working families. She has not only been a constant …