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County exec: 149 have died of Covid-19 in Nassau

Speaking Saturday afternoon, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran reported 11 new deaths overnight of the coronavirus, bringing the total number to 149. That number, she said, …

School budget votes delayed to at least June 1; $177B state budget in flux

School budget votes have been delayed until at least June 1 because of the coronavirus outbreak, by order of Governor Cuomo.  The votes were to have taken place May 19. The governor issued …

Heralds seek 2020 summer interns

Herald Community Newspapers is seeking 2020 and summer interns for our 18 community-based publications that stretch across Nassau County’s South Shore, from Valley Stream to Seaford, and Long …

Freeport celebrates Henry Enders’ 95th birthday

Local residents joined the Freeport Fire Department in a caravan to celebrate Henry Enders’ 95th birthday on March 28.  Enders is the oldest member of the Freeport Fire Department, …

Atkinson teachers cheer on Freeport students

Caroline G. Atkinson School students received a surprise on March 26 when several teachers drove around Freeport in a caravan to wave to their students and cheer them on through the pandemic. Some …

Editorial

Governor Cuomo, Main Street needs a hand

Covid-19 has completely changed the way we all live. But along with worrying about keeping themselves and their families healthy, thousands of small business owners across New York state are losing sleep over . . .

Editorial

Save a life — give blood, especially now

The American Red Cross is urging healthy, eligible people who are feeling well to give blood or platelets to help maintain a sufficient blood supply and prevent shortages as the coronavirus pandemic continues.

Alfonse D'Amato

Let’s work together to defeat the coronavirus

How often do we hear that the most important thing in life is good health? That truth has been driven home by the coronavirus . . .