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Pandemic hits communities of color hard on Long Island

While previous inequities between predominantly white and predominantly Latinx and Black communities have led to increased challenges during the coronavirus pandemic, Make the Road NY, MRNY, is …

Saluting Freeport's Class of 2020

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the Freeport School District was able to hold its 127th Commencement Ceremony for the graduating Class of 2020 at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on June …

'Thank You Day' in Freeport

The staff and administration at Freeport’s Woodward Children’s Center expressed their gratitude to those at the front-lines of the coronavirus pandemic during their Thank You Day event on …

Juneteenth, BLM march kicks off in Freeport

Residents from all over Long Island and New York City gathered today at Freeport’s Northeast Park to celebrate Juneteenth and march in support of the Black Lives Matter movement to end police …

Freeport celebrates local vet's 97th birthday

Neighbors, friends and local elected officials gathered on South Ocean Avenue today to wish a happy 97th birthday to World War II veteran Rev. Eugene Purvis.  “We’re honored to be …

Editorial

New York is moving ahead with police reform

Justice for George Floyd came swiftly in New York. During two weeks of intense protests at hundreds of locales across the state . . .

Editorial

For goodness’ sake, wear a mask

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.

Randi Kreiss

Thank you very much, but I prefer to remain alive

Last week I received a happy-talk email from a bridge club out of town where I used to play. This particular club hosted hundreds of players at a time in a big indoor space. It was a veritable petri dish of germs in the best of times . . .