Another test, 58 years later

Close to 60 years ago, Baldwin High School students in the classes of 1960 to 1963 sat down to take a multi-day aptitude test known as Project Talent. For some, it was something they thought about …

No fines for late book returns? Baldwin library is looking into it

The Baldwin Public Library is looking into whether certain — or all — fines on items returned past their due dates should be eliminated, a step taken by other library systems across the country …

LI Traditions hosts Baymen tour

Living in Nassau County’s bay houses is hard work, Dennis Carr said. Carr, who spent his childhood summers in one of the houses, had to hand-dig a well. It took him almost a year, “but we had the …

Opioid town hall to be held in Baldwin July 12

The Nassau County Police Department on July 12 will host a follow-up town hall on its fight against the use and sale of opioids in Baldwin, 64 days after officers and county officials first met with …

Man exposed himself to teens in Baldwin, cops say

A man "exposed himself" to two 13-year-old girls in Baldwin on Monday after the two would not give him directions to Dunkin' Donuts, Nassau County police said Thursday. The man drove up to the …

Editorial

Let's at least study gun violence

The mass shooting at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Md., on June 28 struck all of us at the Herald Community Newspapers hard. Five Gazette staff members are dead and two are wounded. These …

Randi Kreiss

On July Fourth, we were the Capital Gazette

The local community newspaper is a beautiful thing, the living, breathing spirit of democracy. It follows, therefore, that an assault on the press is a grievous attack on the freedoms we cherish.

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