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Freeporters to get refund

The Village of Freeport announced that it will distribute a $2.7 million tax rebate to property owners on Oct. 13, due to a collaborative effort by Mayor Robert Kennedy, State Senator John Brooks and …

Dukich: ‘Invaluable to the post’

When Edward P. Dukich was growing up on Long Island, he recalled, nearly every adult seemed to work in the aviation industry, including his father, Edward C. Dukich, who served in the Marines before …

Rallies seek to boosts spirits

Long Islanders took part in two rallies last weekend — one in Freeport, in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, and one only a few miles away in Franklin Square, to lift the spirits of …

'A once-in-a-lifetime coach'

Renowned tennis coach Daniel Burgess, of Freeport, died on Sept. 28. He was 67.  He was the husband of Agnes Ford-Burgess, a nurse at the Leo F. Giblyn Elementary School; the father of Shawn …

More students set to return to Freeport School District

Almost a month has passed since the Freeport School District reopened, and its schools are now preparing to welcome more students back, with the Covid-19 infection rate remaining low in the village …

Re-elect Darling in 18th Assembly District

The Herald encourages voters in the 18th Assembly District to return Assemblywoman Taylor Darling to Albany with their votes next Tuesday. Since she defeated longtime Assemblywoman Earlene Hooper in …

Op-Ed

Supporting small businesses boosts Nassau County

The coronavirus pandemic brought our local and regional economies to a screeching halt, and resulted in a sharp rise in unemployment. I am proud of the role the Nassau County Industrial Development Agency has played — and continues to play — in our county’s recovery.

Randi Kreiss

Vote your mind, your heart and your soul

When I was in third grade, Mrs. Heller told me I needed to grow an “elephant” skin because I cried when someone said something mean to me. So it was ironic to be an opinion writer in the time of Trump.

Herald Endorsements

Re-elect Judy Griffin in Assembly District 21

The Herald endorses State Assemblywoman Judy Griffin in the race for the seat in the 21st District. In her first term, Griffin has been a forceful advocate for her constituents in Albany, …