Thousands of toys delivered to hundreds of Freeport children

The Nassau County Police Department helicopter flew over Freeport High School in celebration of the second annual Holiday Toy Parade on Dec. 1. The parade is a partnership between Toys of …

Herald Neighbors

Freeport's winter wonderland of Christmas trees

The Freeport Recreation Center, FRC, launched its fifth annual Festival of Trees with a stunning Tree Trimming Party to benefit the Toys for Freeport Tots, the annual toy giveaway, on Nov. 25. The …

Herald Neighbors

Black Friday Fair welcomes hundreds

The Freeport Memorial Library’s Business Resource Center, BRIC helps to promote local entrepreneurs and supports the growth of regional small businesses. In celebration of home-based small …


Reported in the Nassau Post on Nov. 26, 1914

This article is from 104 years ago coincided with the December exhibit at the Freeport Memorial Library of maps dating from 1914.Trustees Provide Electrical ShowThe Inc. Village of Freeport was in …

Herald Neighbors

Winter Stand Down serves hundreds

Hundreds of veterans were lined up waiting for a turn to go inside the National Guard Armory on Babylon Turnpike in Freeport to participate in the winter Veterans Stand Down event on Nov. 20.


Shopping local really does make a difference

This holiday season, when American consumers are once again gearing up to brave the crowds at the malls and outlet stores, or the endless expanse of the online marketplace, the Herald encourages you to do at least some of your shopping in the places you know best — your local downtowns.

Randi Kreiss

Thanks to the keepers of democracy

Yes! A federal judge ruled that the White House must reinstate the press credential for CNN’s Jim Acosta. Acosta was denied White House press access after . . .


South Nassau Communities Hospital keeps its commitments

South Nassau Communities Hospital has been working to restore and improve health care in Long Beach for the past five years, and has made a major commitment with a new $40 million medical arts pavilion, which will bring . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

Message to New York legislators: Do no harm

For many years, New York state government has been divided between the two major parties. Neither Assembly Democrats nor Senate Republicans . . .

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 …