The Herald Community Newspapers captured 20 awards in the New York Press Association’s 2018 Better Newspaper Contest, including several top honors for editorial and advertising excellence. …
County Legislator Debra Mulé, a Democrat from Freeport, said on April 5 that she was disappointed that the Legislature’s Republican majority would not institute a 5-cent fee on paper bags, a move …
Freeport High School senior Aldalisis Collado, 18, perused the colorful arrangement of dresses until she finally found the one. Selecting a sparkly black and silver, strapless chiffon dress, she held …
Fresh off winning re-election to the Village of Freeport board of trustees on March 19, Deputy Mayor Jorge Martinez assumed his usual seat in the board room for the monthly village meeting on Monday — the same seat he has held since 2007.
The volunteers were there to move food on March 16. They started by picking it up at a home on Catherine Street in Lynbrook, and trucked it to a food pantry run by the Long Island Council of Churches …
She slowly and gently formed her fingers into the letters “A” and then two “N’s” to spell her name. Stepping into the fifth week of the Freeport Memorial Library’s American Sign Language class, Freeporter Ann Marie Farrell made efforts to only communicate with her hands.
On April 6, hundreds of families joined Freeport Mayor Robert Kennedy and town officials for the village’s annual Easter Egg Hunt. One of Long Island’s largest egg hunts, and a beloved …
For the last eight years, Bobbi and the Strays has kept a home at in Freeport providing a safe haven for stray cats and dogs on Long Island.
The Shared Services initiative, across the three counties, allows for the counties’ towns and villages to cooperatively purchase police vehicles at a discounted rate.
Tom Phelan paints a portrait of his rural hometown in County Laois, Ireland and the life his family lived there in the 1940s and 50s in his newest book, "We Were Rich and We Didn't Know It: A Memoir of My Irish Boyhood."
Welcome to another annual rite of spring: the state exams for grades three through eight.
When I see stories of sexual abuse by clergy members, I’m often angry with many people. Mostly, I’m angry with those who allowed the abuse to go on uninterrupted for years . . .
For far too long, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has been a faceless organization, with Long Island Rail Road riders paying for overpriced tickets while receiving subpar service. For years, over 300,000 daily LIRR riders . . .
You might think that there’s nothing more to say about former Vice President Joe Biden and the touchy-feely behavior that makes some women “uncomfortable,” but that’s only because you didn’t know my Aunt Helen.