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From the look of the damage sustained by a charter bus after it crashed into the Eagle Avenue Bridge on the Southern State Parkway in early April, the incident should have been a mass tragedy. more
The promise inscribed on the Statue of Liberty — “send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me” — is the promise of hope that America makes . . . more
On Tuesday, show your support by lending your time to voting for these trustees who have dedicated so much of their time to helping students reach their potential. more
Both East Rockaway Board of Education candidates are heavily involved in the community and have innovative ideas. In a close call, however, we endorse Theresa Devlin over Dom Vulpis. more
At a time when district administrators are striving to enhance school safety and increase the quality of programs — while holding the line on taxes — it is as important as ever to support school budgets. more
During Tony Santino’s final meeting as Town of Hempstead supervisor in December, he couldn’t have looked more bored . . . more
Thanks to onerous newsprint tariffs that the Trump administration is proposing to enact, the price of producing the Herald Community Newspapers –– and most other newspapers across the country — could soon get a whole lot higher. more
Talking about ethics is always a crowd-pleaser, particularly when scandals are as recent and as numerous as they have been in New York. So it was almost to be expected when Gov. Andrew Cuomo pledged . . . more
When a group of Hofstra University students recently began calling for the Thomas Jefferson statue in front of the Sondra and David S. Mack Student Center to be removed, those who aren’t history buffs might have done a double take. more
In February, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that he planned to include $7 million in his executive budget earmarked for early voting across the state. The provision would have allowed . . . more
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