Thomas Kennedy, former NYPD sergeant, dies at 91

Former NYPD Sergeant Thomas Kennedy of Anti-Crime in the 7th Precinct in New York City died in his sleep on Jan. 8 of natural causes at age 91. He died at Eger Harbor House, Inc., an assisted …

Broadway legend Carol Channing dies at 97

Tony-winning actress, Carol Channing died at age 97 on Tuesday at her home in Rancho Mirago, Calif. on Jan. 15.

Herald Neighbors

‘He discovered his artistic side at 66’

Last Tuesday would have been 62 years of marriage. Unfortunately, David Goodman, from Merrick, died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, COPD, complications on Sept. 12, 2015.

Five Freeporters vying for two Board of Trustee seats

Two Village Trustee seats are up for elections for the March 2019 Village Trustee elections — Deputy Mayor Jorge Martinez’s seat and William White’s seat. White took a seat on the …

Freeport Police Department honors officers

During the first 2019 Village of Freeport Board of Trustees meeting, the Freeport Police Department honored Freeport police officers and Nassau County Police Department officers for their continued …

Editorial

Challenges ahead for Democratic Senate

As New York Democrats look ahead to two years of majority control of the State Senate — and the Assembly and the governor’s mansion — they should also remember the past and learn from their predecessors’ mistakes.

Scott Brinton

Trump’s border wall math doesn’t add up

At least the federal government’s Santa tracker remained after a partial government shutdown last week, forced by President Trump’s stubborn insistence that Congress allocate $5 billion in funding for his wall to separate the United States and Mexico.

Randi Kreiss

How well do you think you know your kids?

The operative word above is “think,” because no parent can ever know his or her child, especially during the firestorm known as adolescence.

Editorial

Stamping out vaping among teens

Vaping gets its name from the cloud of water vapor that e-cigarettes produce, and it has become wildly popular among teenagers who believe it’s harmless. It’s not. In fact . . .

Pathways to Education Excellence

Implementing technology initiatives for all students

Two decades ago, educators predicted technology as key in schools of the future and listed potential instructional shifts in education. While some predictions, such as no longer needing teachers or …