Naval Academy Midshipmen’s 20th annual arrival in August

For the last 20 years, Freeport residents and people from neighboring communities have welcomed the arrival of midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. for the traditional annual …

Herald Neighbors

Recycled materials into artistic portraits

She spent the early part of last Friday afternoon meeting with Freeport Memorial Library patrons looking for new ways to spruce up their resumes and offer career counseling advice. Wrapping up for …


Notable Freeport immigrants from around the world

The Freeport Historical Society celebrated Immigrant Heritage Month in June by featuring some of the people from Freeport’s history who were born outside the United …


Tales of Prohibition on the South Shore

“Bottoms up!” an older gentleman in gym shorts and an athletic top said with a chuckle, raising a thermos in the Bellmore Memorial Library Monday evening, as local historian and librarian Regina Feeney took the microphone.

Herald Neighbors

‘The best release I had was dance’

Her first time in front of thousands of people was in 1992 at the Grammys. She was 19 and on the verge of stepping onto stage with rapper, LL Cool J. For Lisa Hilliard, 44, reflecting on the early …


For everyone’s sake, Nassau needs more bike trails

Nassau County should take note of what neighboring Suffolk County is doing. The Suffolk County Legislature voted to approve the borrowing of $8.82 million to build a 14-mile-long “rails to trails” bike and jogging path . . .

Randi Kreiss

Tense? Whip up an Anti-Trump Nut Cake

When the president of the United States appears to take Russia’s side on the seesaw of world events, what is a person to do?

Alfonse D'Amato

Mr. President, press Putin to tear down your wall

As readers of this column know, I have been generally supportive of President Trump’s policies since his election. I agree with him on . . .

Jerry Kremer

Facing a November trainwreck

I’m positive that not one reader knows the name Lou Wolfe, an obscure state legislator from Plattsburgh. Lou was a great roommate for our group of freshman legislators from Long Island back in the 1960s.