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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 …

Franklin Square woman remembers the half million Covid victims

When Deborah Salant heard that victims of the coronavirus pandemic were being stored in refrigerated trucks in New York City, she reached out to Town of Hempstead officials about donating her …

Questions remain in budget process, as Franklin Square and Elmont schools finalize proposals

Local school district officials are facing difficulties finalizing their budget proposals before the May 18 vote, as questions remain about state aid. Under Gov. Cuomo’s executive budget …

Franklin Square native searching for new home, help after fire

Franklin Square native Michael Messina has been trying to get his life back on track since he walked out of prison on March 13, 2019. He regularly attends Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous …

Soon-to-be centenarian from Franklin Square ‘can’t complain’

Emma Pughielli always says she “can’t complain” about anything in her almost 100-year-long life, even though her grandson, John Frascella, said, “I’m sure she saw a lot …

A look at Franklin Square’s past

Remembering Thomas Hetzel

Editor’s Note: This is the second part of a series that will give everyone a front-row seat to the collection at the Franklin Square Museum, which will open to the public as soon as …

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.