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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

Malverne, West Hempstead schools remain optimistic

With schools not expected to re-open until at least April 29 in New York state because of the coronavirus pandemic, both the Malverne and West Hempstead school districts have continued to move …

Our Lady of Lourdes teachers, staff and students parade the streets

Signs that read “OLL Strong” and “We Love Our Teachers” could be seen throughout the village on March 30 as members of Our Lady of Lourdes School took part in a teacher and …

Locked out of gyms, first responders turn to yoga

 Typically, Beyond the Badge focuses on the mental health of law enforcement officers. Now, Michelle Panetta says she and husband Chris, the charity's co-founders, see the bigger picture and a dire need to help a wider array of responders – and not just mentally.

Hoping to keep things ‘as normal as possible’

Village of Malverne sees an uptick of coronavirus cases

Malverne Mayor Keith Corbett announced the village’s first three confirmed cases of coronavirus on March 24. The total had increased to 19 as the Herald went to press on Monday. “I …

Overcoming tragedy and becoming stronger

One of the items on the Passover Seder plate is an egg. It’s not one of the foods we’re commanded to eat on Passover, and no mention of it is made during the Seder meal itself. So why is …

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 . . .