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With all the news of the coronavirus crisis, it would be easy to forget that we are more than a month into the Atlantic hurricane season — and now is the time to prepare for the possibility of a major storm. more
On April 9, 1865, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Courthouse in Virginia, ending the Civil War . . . more
Next week, the Herald Community Newspapers will publish the Declaration of Independence and a likeness of the American flag. The Declaration will appear . . . more
Justice for George Floyd came swiftly in New York. During two weeks of intense protests at hundreds of locales across the state . . . more
On May 30, a Herald editor conducted an informal, small-scale survey, counting the number of people with masks whom he passed while walking at the Norman J. Levy Park and Preserve in Merrick. more
Nassau County wound down a whirlwind week of Black Lives Matter protests through local neighborhoods last week that were, with one exception, peaceful and uplifting. Tens of thousands marched . . . more
A wave of angry protests over the merciless alleged killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer sparked a wave of more than 70 angry protests in cities across the nation last week and into the weekend. The majority were peaceful, but . . . more
To all those who have subscribed to the Herald for years — and to those who are new readers — the staff of Herald Community Newspapers wanted to take a moment to say thank you. more
We marked Memorial Day on Monday, honoring all those who died in military service to our nation. It was a holiday unlike past years . . . more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to open beaches statewide, including Jones Beach, on Friday. It is a moment we have all eagerly awaited, a symbolic gesture signaling . . . more
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