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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 …

Valley Streamer collects funds, food for COVID-19 relief

Valley Streamer Kevin Aburto has a knack for helping.  As a Sanitation Department employee, for the past four years he has helped organize a holiday toy drive through the village, and last …

V.S. religious leaders strive to keep the faith during pandemic

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage, religion has gone viral in ways that many have never seen before. Virtual memberships have skyrocketed, as many congregations in New York live stream …

Village suspends recycling amid coronavirus disruptions

The Village of Valley Stream  is suspending  its recycling program indefinitely starting Monday after the vendor it contracts with  warned that due to fears of coronavirus infection …

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

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 . . .