Herald Neighbors

Girlz Talk sparks conversations in self-empowerment

J.W. Dodd Middle School seventh graders, took turns helping each other put on pearl necklaces they received after a full day of girl empowerment workshops during this year’s 2019 Girlz Talk …

Herald Neighbors

Freeporters sign their love

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.

Herald Neighbors

An annual egg-stravaganza in Freeport

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 …

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A night of dancing to help stray pets

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.

Three counties, big savings for new police vehicles

The Shared Services initiative, across the three counties, allows for the counties’ towns and villages to cooperatively purchase police vehicles at a discounted rate.

Editorial

GOP is hardly Rooseveltian on conservation

Nassau County’s most famous Republican, President Theodore Roosevelt, dedicated much of his life to preserving nature. During his time in the White House, the Oyster Bay resident . . .

Op-Ed

Catholics must speak up to end abuse

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 . . .

Op-Ed

We’ve got a plan to make L.I. commuters’ lives easier

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 . . .

Randi Kreiss

Uncle Joe would have loved my Aunt Helen

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.