Festival celebrates newly created Blueway Trail

It was her first time kayaking, but as Jerry Foster owner of Freeport Kayak Rentals helped Jackie Comitino, 37, from Glen Cove adjust her life jacket; she assured her friends she wasn’t nervous. …

Herald Neighbors

Freeport new home of the Whopper

Dozens of Freeporters walked around Burger King on E. Merrick Road, last Saturday, wearing crowns. After two years of development and construction, Freeport is officially the new home of the Whopper. …

Herald Neighbors

Junior firefighters spend day with volunteer firemen

ayview Avenue School, third grader, Dylan Marin impatiently fidgeted as his father, Luis Marin, clasped the last button on his junior fireman turnout coat while visiting the Nassau County …

Freeport Education Foundation raises $75,000

Stepping into their fourth year, the Freeport Education Foundation held its annual gala on May 30 at the Coral House in Baldwin. By the end of the evening, the foundation raised approximately …

Editorial

Stop politicizing the fight against MS-13

Bodies started turning up in South Shore parks and woodlands in the past year and a half: teenagers hacked to death with machetes or shot in the face by members of the ruthless El Salvadoran gang Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13.

Randi Kreiss

Vets at the mercy of the commander in chief

It does matter that on Memorial Day, President Trump tweeted, “Happy Memorial Day! Those who died for our great country would be very happy and proud at how well our country is doing today.” It matters because . . .

Jerry Kremer

A new era in politics, or more of the same?

Since the beginning of this year, the media has been dominated by stories about corruption by public servants. There have been four headline-grabbing trials to date . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

U.S.-China relationship is reaching a critical point

A lot of attention is being paid these days to America’s relationship with China. And for good reason, because China must decide whether it will be a partner to the U.S. or an adversary.

EDITORIAL

Tunnel plan not so grand for North Shore

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is moving forward with plans to build a tunnel from Oyster Bay to Westchester County, which he said is vital to alleviate traffic congestion in the greater New York City area, …