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Herald offers $500K in grants for small businesses

Richner Communications Inc., publisher of Herald Community Newspapers and The Riverdale Press, this week announced a $500,000 grant program to support local businesses. Through the Herald Small Business Marketing Grant Program, each Long Island business is eligible to receive up to $15,000 of matching grant funds, which can be used for marketing services to promote the business’ products and services. The Herald Small Business Marketing Grant Program is being supported by

State to add funeral directors as N.Y.'s death toll surpasses 7,000: Governor Cuomo

Without offering specifics, Governor Cuomo said at his Thursday news briefing that additional funeral directors would be brought in to aid with arrangements for the hundreds of New Yorkers who are …

Learning to avoid ticks in warmer weather

This story is the second of a three-entry series. Part 1: Mosquito prevention With spring in full swing and the weather warming up, it is once again time to prepare for the possibility of human …

NCDA announces creation of coronavirus scam hotline

In response to a surge in phone and internet scams in recent weeks, the office of Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas has created a coronavirus scam hotline. As communities across New …

How to kill the threat of mosquitoes this spring and summer

With spring in full swing and the weather warming up, it is once again time to prepare for the possibility of human interaction with ticks and mosquitoes. That is why the North Shore Land Alliance …

Fourth Annual Community Easter Dawn Service will go forward, digitally speaking

Planning the Fourth Annual Community Eastern Dawn Service on April 12 was not easy this year. Not only is Easter landing during a pandemic, but all the parks, including Morgan Park where the service is usually hosted, have closed in Glen Cove to prevent the spread of COVID-19. 

Editorial

Governor Cuomo, Main Street needs a hand

Covid-19 has completely changed the way we all live. But along with worrying about keeping themselves and their families healthy, thousands of small business owners across New York state are losing sleep over . . .

Editorial

Don’t let panic destroy our humanity

Fear can bring out the worst in us. When the coronavirus pandemic erupted in China in January, Asian-Americans shared stories on social media about how people would avoid them . . .

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