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Freeport School board adopts 2020-21 budget

The Freeport School District Board of Education approved a $188 million budget on May 12 for the 2020-21 school year, about $3 million less than what had previously been planned before the Covid-19 …

Family of late-Freeporter turns loss into kindness

On April 10, long-time Freeport resident Menina Fedullo, 84, was diagnosed with the coronavirus and taken to NYU Winthrop Hospital, in Mineola, where she died 12 days later.  Fedullo’s …

RCI, Heralds support media partners with free crisis marketing webinar

Richner Communications Inc., publisher of Herald Community Newspapers, is supporting local businesses through this challenging environment with a free crisis marketing webinar. Veteran ad sales coach …

Herald offers $500K in grants for small businesses

Richner Communications Inc., publisher of Herald Community Newspapers and The Riverdale Press, this week announced a $500,000 grant program to support local businesses. Through the Herald Small Business Marketing Grant Program, each Long Island business is eligible to receive up to $15,000 of matching grant funds, which can be used for marketing services to promote the business’ products and services. The Herald Small Business Marketing Grant Program is being supported by

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 …


Students, educators need to know what’s next

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio probably overstepped his authority when he decided late last Friday that he would keep the city’s 1,800 public schools closed through June . . .


Don’t wait — fill in your census forms

April 1, Census Day, came and went, but if you didn’t fill in your census forms, it isn’t too late to do so, and we urge you to complete them.

Randi Kreiss

Living through Covid-19, in bits and pieces

I’ve been thinking about wagon trains; I’ll tell you why later. If I remember. Yeah, a serious side effect of the pandemic is definitely attention deficit disorder.