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Local elected officials are teaming up to urge the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to allocate funds toward improving the Lynbrook and Rockville Centre train stations, which they say have been neglected. more
The Town of Hempstead is fighting a court decision that temporarily bars it from requiring gas station owners to provide free compressed air 24 hours a day so drivers can fill their tires. more
Atlantic Beach Mayor George Pappas and his children, George III, 13 and Mia, 11, made their way past the barricades and crowds that surrounded the Capitol early on Jan. 20 and staked out a position … more
One day after Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States, women, men and children by the hundreds of thousands descended on Washington, D.C., New York City and more than 60 major points around the globe on Jan. 21 to send a signal to Republican lawmakers: Women’s rights are human rights. more
Planned Parenthood of Nassau County’s staff and supporters said that they are concerned that the Republican-majority chambers of Congress will soon move to strip health centers affiliated with … more
As thousands of police and civilians stood waiting on Fifth Avenue, and more than 100 SUVs, police cars, ambulances and motorcycles lined the street on a Friday morning in the heart of bustling midtown Manhattan, only one thing was missing. Noise. more
Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino met with representatives of the League of Women Voters of Nassau County and addressed their questions and concerns about diverse issues during a Dec. 1 … more
Although fake news is a big issue for today’s media, particularly in the aftermath of the presidential campaign, it has been a problem in the journalism world for more than 100 years. “There are records of fake news going back as far as Lincoln that were used to [try to] derail his election,” said Dr. Cliff Jernigan, an associate professor and chairman of Hofstra University’s Department of Journalism, Media Studies and Public Relations. more
The following provides a list of results in all major South Shore races covered in 2016 by Herald Community Newspapers. Results are organized by community. … more
The Herald enthusiastically endorses Kathleen Rice for Congress. Rice, a Democrat from Garden City, has represented the 4th Congressional District since 2014, and we see no reason to replace her. more
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