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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 …

Freeport School District staff member tests positive for Covid-19

The Nassau County Department of Health confirmed that a staff member at the New Visions School had tested positive for Covid-19 prior to the school’s reopening on Sept. 8. District officials …


Herd immunity, a recipe for further disaster

Consider the number 675,000 for a moment. That’s the number of people in the United States who died during the flu pandemic of 1918-19. Could the U.S. be headed for such widespread death again?


Say goodbye to ‘Lady’ on our sports pages

Late last month, we at the Herald were jolted when a senior at Kennedy High School, in Bellmore, called on school officials — and the local media — to stop referring to girls’ sports teams at Kennedy as the “Lady Cougars.”

Randi Kreiss

When real-life horrors outdo Halloween

Really, could you make up Donald Trump if he didn’t already exist? What book publisher in their right mind or movie producer hoping for a hit would create a character as unlikely . . .