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Franklin Square, Elmont community members celebrate graduating seniors

H. Frank Carey parents and administrators played music as they drove around Franklin Square on May 16, delivering lemonade to nearly half the high school seniors. “We wanted to spread …

Long Island beaches to reopen on Friday

By Scott Brinton, Jim Bernstein, Karen Bloom and Melissa Koenig sbrinton@liherald.com Beaches on Long Island will open for the summer on Friday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on May 15 to mixed …

A soup-er relief effort

Mama Soup keeps health care workers fed

After Hurricane Sandy devastated Long Island in 2012, Megan Kleven, owner of Mama Soup, decided to help feed those in need with her Hurricane SOUPER Relief Team. She kept the doors of the …

RAF Strength & Fitness keeps classes going, virtually

When the co-owners of RAF Strength & Fitness realized they were going to have to close down their gym in March, they immediately transitioned to virtual classes. They had ordered 200 resistant …

Carey, Elmont athletic officials upset about sports cancelations

Arianna Millan has been playing softball since she was 3 1/2, and was looking forward to playing her last season at H. Frank Crey this year. But now she won’t be able to, as athletic directors …

Editorial

Even now, patronize your local small businesses

Coronavirus has swept across New York with astounding speed, leaving sickness, fear and uncertainty in its wake. Small businesses, particularly restaurants and bars, have taken a beating . . .

Editorial

Don’t let panic destroy our humanity

Fear can bring out the worst in us. When the coronavirus pandemic erupted in China in January, Asian-Americans shared stories on social media about how people would avoid them . . .