Freeporters can support Bethany House through July

ProHealth Care, one of the largest physician-run health systems in the northeast with urgent care locations throughout Nassau County including Freeport, Long Beach and Wantagh, is raising money for …

Arts Council photography show winners announced

The Arts Council at Freeport held its 39th annual Juried Photography Show on June 3. This year’s juror was Jeff Harris, a New York City commercial and fine art photographer. The 39th Juried …

Herald Neighbors

Tasting Taiwan through teas 

The tea tasting featured teas from Taiwan and provided attendees with a new perspective on the beverage, as well as tips on how to taste them.

Herald Neighbors

Woodcleft 28th annual shark tourney

There was a bright bluebird sky, fair winds and favorable seas for the 2019 Woodcleft Fishing Station Shark Tournament June 23. This year marks the 26th year of Woodcleft’s Shark Tournament.

Herald Neighbors

Shark tournament winner nets 298.2-lb. Thresher shark

The stakes were high during the 47th annual Shark Tournament on June 15 on the Guy Lombardo Marina in Freeport. This year approximately 50 boaters competed to catch the largest Blue, Brown, Tiger, …


Newspapers’ existential crisis

In 1996, Hewlett House was a dilapidated farmhouse, long empty and fast rotting. The Hewlett-Woodmere School District, which owned it, planned to demolish the 300-year-old structure to make way for a parking lot. Then the Nassau Herald started reporting on the historic home’s plight.


Multifamily housing caught in its own ‘Groundhog Day’

Remember Bill Murray in “Groundhog Day”? He played a TV reporter repeating Groundhog Day in Punxsutawney, Pa., again and again. I often feel the same when I look back at my 20 years of public meetings and debates about multifamily housing’s effects on Long Island schools.

Randi Kreiss

Quality of mercy deleted from curriculum

There are real benefits to holding the collective memory of a community in one’s head. To that point, I recall that more than 25 years ago, a college admissions scandal rocked a nearby high school.

Alfonse D'Amato

On Iran, the U.S. should stay the course

For decades now, the radical Islamic dictatorship of Iran has been a major supporter and exporter of terrorism. The Iranian ayatollahs who hold their nation in a fanatical grip are desperate . . .