Hopkins Rescue a sanctuary for all cats

Hopkins Cat Rescue, HCR, has stepped up to find permanents homes for cats through adoptions and foster care after taking ownership of the former shelter, All About Cats on March 19. Eight months …

Herald Neighbors

Veteran Stand Down giving the best

The mission is to support retired military personnel with a range of services and resources and according to Ralph Esposito, director of the county Veterans Agency — “the event is a mission to …

Herald Neighbors

Arty Party brunch celebrates the arts

The Long Island Arts Council at Freeport held its annual Arty Party Brunch on Nov. 3 at the Freeport Yacht Club to honor three members of the community for their contributions to the arts.

Police: Two women arrested for shoplifting in Freeport

The Nassau County Police Department, First Squad detectives arrested two women allegedly involved in a shoplifting incident at Ebony Beauty Supply at 171 W. Merrick Road in Freeport that occurred on Oct. 13 at 3:15 p.m.

Freeport dominates homecoming weekend

Freeport High School Red Devils dominated the field and defeated the Baldwin Bruins 54-13 on Oct. 12 during this year’s homecoming game. The festivities kicked off with the district’s homecoming …

Editorial

Enjoy the rest of summer, locally

As the summer winds down, many families are racing to make the most out of the last days of the season before children return to school, high school grads go away to college and the days begin to cool. But look no farther than your geographic backyard . . .

Scott Brinton

Looking back on Adirondack days

The black bear suddenly appeared as if it were an apparition. It was tugging on a rope that suspended our duffle bag full of food high in a tree, a good distance from our lean-to. All at once the line snapped . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

On guns, let’s secure our liberty and our lives

The Declaration of Independence places “Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness” at the pinnacle of the American endeavor. From the Revolutionary War to the Civil War to the world wars . . .

Randi Kreiss

Dancing on the balance beam of summer 2019

We are at the apex of summer, a peach-perfect moment, and how sweet it is. Tomatoes grow heavy on the vine . . .