WE NEED YOUR HELP — Support your hometown newspaper by making a donation.

Honoring a Freeport hero

Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé honored fellow Freeporter Nydia White on July 27 for her service to the local community during the pandemic as a nurse manager for critical care at Mount …

Summer arts make a splash in Freeport

acquired through the district’s 15-day virtual summer school program in a video, “Make A Big Splash,” published by the district on July 27.  The video was published on …

Northrop Grumman donates to LICC food pantry in Freeport

In the last six months, the Long Island Council of Churches emergency food pantry program has given out more than 300,000 meals, which is more than it did for all of 2019.  LICC officials …

Senator Gillibrand asks the state to investigate Freeport police

U.S. Senator Kristen Gillibrand said she supported local activists’ demand for a state investigation of the seven Freeport Police officers who arrested Akbar Rogers in December, who the Nassau …

Summer concerts come to Freeport

The Long Island Arts Council at Freeport will be hosting their annual summer concert series starting Thursday, July 23, at 7 p.m., live on the Nautical Mile.  The concerts will be held every …

Heralds come up big in Press Club of Long Island contest 

The Press Club of Long Island released the results on Monday of the 2019 Media Awards Monday, and the Heralds won or placed in all 10 categories that the papers entered. Awards are judged by …

Editorial

Congress should support local news

After responding to the coronavirus pandemic with several emergency relief measures, Congress will now have the opportunity to pass one that would protect your access to trustworthy local news, help grow local businesses through ads in local news media — and reward you for subscribing to a newspaper like the Herald.

Randi Kreiss

A letter of contention, and then civil discourse

I met Joan online last week when she sent me a letter reacting to my July 9-15 column, “We’re all in the room where it happened.” We exchanged notes, and I realized . . .