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Freeport Fire Department holds fundraiser for fallen members

The Freeport Fire Department has started a t-shirt sale fundraiser to help the families of Joey Giordano and Chris Loche, two members of the department’s Truck Company No. 1 who died from the …

L.I. preps for Phase Four reopening Wednesday

Long Island is set to begin Phase Four reopening of the economy on July 8, including universities and colleges. As of press time Monday, however, Governor Cuomo said there was no word yet whether the …

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 …

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 . . .