Addressing residents in Elmont on Belmont

In a letter sent to 11,000 Elmont residents last week, Edward Blumenfeld, president of the Blumenfeld Development Group, explained his position on why his firms vision to develop the 28-acre site across from Belmont “offers the only solid, sustainable plan.”

Richner Communications acquires Gold Coast Gazette

Richner Communications, Long Island’s largest publisher of community media, has acquired the assets of the Gold Coast Gazette, a weekly community newspaper covering the legendary Gold Coast communities on the North Shore of Long Island. The terms of the sale were not disclosed.

Scott Brinton named Heralds' executive editor

Scott Brinton has been appointed executive editor of the Herald Community Newspapers, Publishers Clifford and Stuart Richner announced on Oct. 28.

Editorial

Support small businesses by shopping locally

Once upon a time, holiday shopping was an experience. Folks carved out entire Saturdays or Sundays and headed to their local downtowns to browse through the retail shops. The experience was fun and quaint. You had lunch at the local diner. Then along came the malls.