Herald Neighbors

Bouncing to fall

As he grabbed the blue and green hula-hoops, Hector Santiago, 6, encouraged his younger sister Liv, 4, to play with a red one. “I dare you to hula with both at the same time,” Liv said with a …

Kennedy announces trustee candidates

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 …

Herald Neighbors

Bachata's sensual rhythms on a Sunday

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month the Freeport Memorial Library welcomed Los Amigos del Amargue, a Dominican bachata group from Freeport on Sept. 30. As the sounds of the Caribbean came to …

FROM THE ARCHIVES OF THE FREEPORT HISTORICAL SOCIETY

This Week, 100 Years Ago

Will Open The Liberty Loan Rally With a Bang: Starting on Sept. 28, 1918, Freeporters witnessed the commencement of the Freeport Liberty Loan Rally.  In the afternoon, there was a scheduled parade …

Honoring the many faces of the Latino community

“We Latinos, we are a nation without a face,” said Carmen Piñeyro, a trustee on the Freeport Village board, as she opened her speech as keynote speaker of a Hispanic Heritage Month celebration on Sept. 21 at the Roosevelt Fire Department.

Editorial

It’s hurricane season, so be prepared

The images of destruction caused by Hurricane Florence last week were particularly frightening for Long Islanders, many of whom are still reeling from the havoc and devastation that Hurricane Sandy wrought six years ago.

Randi Kreiss

Promises kept, in the wilds of the High Sierra

Fifty-one years ago a handsome hunk of a guy showed up for Rosh Hashana dinner at my parents’ house in Cedarhurst with an engagement ring in his pocket. He was all dark curls, red cheeks and heavy breathing, and he couldn’t even wait . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

The economy’s great. Let’s keep it that way.

The good news is that the U.S. economy is expected to grow by a solid 3.7 percent in the second half of 2018, while unemployment is now 3.9 percent. Even better news is that the benefits of this growth . . .

Guest Op-Ed
By Rabbi Aaron Glatt, M.D., and Nathan Diament

The AMA should reject physician-assisted suicide

The Hippocratic Oath has been passed down through the ages because it contains some perennial wisdom: I will keep the sick from harm and injustice. I will neither give a deadly drug to anybody who asks for it, nor make a suggestion to this effect.