BREAKING NEWS: Governor Cuomo: School's out through April 15

27 dead of coronavirus in Nassau County

Twenty-seven are dead because of the coronavirus to date, according to Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, speaking Friday.

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 …

Freeport salons, barbershops worried over governor's call to close

Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued a directive via Twitter Friday morning ordering all barber shops, nail and hair salons, and tattoo parlors to close, effective March 21 at 8 p.m., to help combat the spread …

Man stabbed outside Meadowbrook Commons in Freeport

A man was stabbed outside a shopping center in Freeport on March 19, according to Freeport Police. The victim was stabbed outside the Target on the Meadowbrook Commons at the corner of Sunrise …

All state exams suspended amid outbreak

The New York State Education Department suspended all state assessment exams for students in grades three to eight for the 2019-2020 school year due to the novel coronavirus outbreak. The …


Even now, patronize your local small businesses

Coronavirus has swept across New York with astounding speed, leaving sickness, fear and uncertainty in its wake. Small businesses, particularly restaurants and bars, have taken a beating . . .


Save a life — give blood, especially now

The American Red Cross is urging healthy, eligible people who are feeling well to give blood or platelets to help maintain a sufficient blood supply and prevent shortages as the coronavirus pandemic continues.

Alfonse D'Amato

Let’s work together to defeat the coronavirus

How often do we hear that the most important thing in life is good health? That truth has been driven home by the coronavirus . . .