Heralds seek 2020 summer interns

Herald Community Newspapers is seeking 2020 and summer interns for our 18 community-based publications that stretch across Nassau County’s South Shore, from Valley Stream to Seaford, and Long …

Rogers to sue Freeport, county for $25M

Attorneys for Akbar Rogers, 44, the Freeport man who was captured on video being wrestled to the ground, punched and kicked by Freeport police officers during an arrest in December, said at a Feb. 13 …

A little TLC for the house

Whether it was the base guitar that Brian Schnee made when he was 15, or the work he does on his 1906 Victorian home in Rockville Centre, the 67-year-old has spent much of his life building things …

Couple holds eighth annual food drive

While the Long Island Council of Churches’ food pantry, in Freeport, serves more than 2,500 individuals a month from all over Nassau County, the funding it receives from the federal government …

Freeport UFSD receives $750K for Pre-K program

The Freeport Union Free School District received a $750,000 grant to help fund its Pre-K program on Feb. 7. The grant came through State Governor Andrew Cuomo’s commitment to award $15 million …


Getting NUMC off life support

The Nassau Interim Finance Authority decided to exempt the Nassau University Medical Center and NuHealth, the public-benefit corporation that runs the East Meadow hospital, from oversight in 2011, at a time when the facility was seemingly thriving.

Scott Brinton

Where’s the soul in today’s popular music?

Lately I’ve been worried that I’m becoming Andy Rooney, the curmudgeonly commentator who capped each episode of CBS’s “60 Minutes” from 1978 to 2011 with a segment titled “A Few Minutes with Andy Rooney.”

Jerry Kremer

In this horse race, Bloomberg may have the best stretch run

There is an adage that politics is very much a horse race. The best horse can leave the starting gate looking like the favorite. The race is tight over the next mile plus, but . . .

Randi Kreiss

An open letter to my dad on his birthday

I should point out that this is a really open letter, because my dad died four years ago.