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Freeport clears area for day laborers

The Freeport Village Attorney’s Office has begun a criminal investigation into the owners of the Freeport Trailer — a small trailer near Sunrise Highway where day laborers have gathered …

Freeport band students play for veterans

While there might not be a Memorial Day parade in Freeport this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, band students from Freeport High School still wanted to pay tribute to local veterans, so they …

Riding the rails amid the Covid-19 pandemic

I never imagined the emptiness. It left me with a sinking feeling, a sense of aloneness that I had not experienced before as I stood on Long Island Rail Road train trestles during the middle of what …

Freeport students save precious memories

When Maryclaire Dumas-Landisi had her essay writing class reinstated at JW Dodd Middle School in September, she felt ecstatic. She said her class helps foster a love of writing in her students as …

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 …


New York can learn a lot from South Korea

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 . . .


Stay strong, Nassau

Last weekend was cold and windy, which likely prevented many people from venturing outside to potentially crowded spaces like the Jones Beach Boardwalk. For now, that’s a good thing.

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.