Editorial

Seeking Truth in the era of Donald J. Trump

Ever since the first newspapers began printing in Europe in the early 1600s, the relationship between the media and the powerful has been rocky. No one in memory, however, has strained that relationship more than the current occupant of the White House, Donald J. Trump.

Herald Neighbors

Hofstra hosts Journalism Institute for teens

Ten Long Island high school students from diverse racial, cultural and economic backgrounds —— including six from Elmont and two from Freeport — recently took part in the Lawrence Herbert …

Franklin Square shelter is a haven amid a sea of turmoil

Stepping through the security door at the former Franklin Square convent of St. Catherine of Sienna, visitors would never suppose from the peaceful atmosphere and immaculate surroundings that they …

Mosque holds blood drive, preps for Hajj

More than 100 people gathered on Aug. 11 to donate blood at Masjid Hamza in Valley Stream, as members of the community prepared to depart for the annual pilgrimage, or Hajj.

Glen Cove Mayor, residents collaborate on Landing-area rat problem

At a recent City Council meeting, Connie Mele, a resident of Laurel Avenue, held her index fingers a foot or so apart as she told Mayor Tim Tenke and council members, “I went out on my deck around …

No verdict in Weitzman case

Long Beach School District officials sent a letter to the State Education Department last month, voicing their frustration with the lack of a decision by the agency on a public disciplinary hearing …

Editorial

Seeking Truth in the era of Donald J. Trump

Ever since the first newspapers began printing in Europe in the early 1600s, the relationship between the media and the powerful has been rocky. No one in memory, however, has strained that relationship more than the current occupant of the White House, Donald J. Trump.

Editorial

Hempstead board must allow election debate

One Republican Town Board member endorsed and another offered support for Laura Gillen, a Democrat, when she was elected Hempstead supervisor last November, so she — and most voters — were hoping for . . .

Randi Kreiss

The things we carry: an unexpected journey

Turns out, even your genes are in your travel jeans. Last week I mentioned that I was writing from Truckee, Calif., where we rented a house for a month up in the Sierra Nevada mountains, near our daughter’s home.

Alfonse D'Amato

Trade that’s not fair can’t really be free

Every president has an opportunity to leave a mark on America. The most consequential impact the administration of Donald Trump may have is in the area of international trade.