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The Press Club of Long Island will host a panel discussion, “Why a Community Newspaper Is a Great Place to Start — and Make — a Career in Journalism,” on Wednesday, March 15, … more
Lakeview resident, Rev. Lillian Frier Webb, who blazed pathways for women in the African Methodist Episcopal church and elsewhere, died peacefully in the company of her family on Jan. 25. She was 94 years old. more
It is a massive, towering brick structure, set in the heart of downtown Rockville Centre. St. Agnes Cathedral — Long Island’s only Roman Catholic Cathedral — was constructed in … more
When Sydney Perry was a college student, baking was her passion — so much so that she needed to give away most of what she made. Little did she know she was launching a marketing campaign for what ultimately became Sydney’s Sweets — a custom bakery in West Hempstead specializing in elaborate cakes and baked goods that have been seen on the “Bridezilla” reality show, in wedding magazines and elsewhere. more
It was raining and windy — yet 17-year-old Peri Finkelstein, a West Hempstead resident with muscular dystrophy, traveled to Miami on Jan. 28 with one goal: to walk a mile in the Miami Half Marathon. more
Herald Community Newspapers is seeking 2017 summer interns for our 15 community-based publications that stretch across Nassau County’s South Shore, from Valley Stream to Seaford, and Long Beach to … more
Nearly 300 people gathered at Reese Park in Malverne on Groundhog Day to await their meteorological fate: would Malverne Mel predict an early spring? more
The night before Bishop John Barres was to be installed as the fifth bishop of the Diocese of Rockville Centre, hundreds of men, women and children from across Long Island lined up around St. Agnes … more
The Diocese of Rockville Centre is busily preparing for a solemn and celebratory service: the Mass of Installation for Bishop John Barres, who on Tuesday will become only the fifth bishop in the … more
One day after Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States, women, men and children by the hundreds of thousands descended on Washington, D.C., New York City and more than 60 major points around the globe on Jan. 21 to send a signal to Republican lawmakers: Women’s rights are human rights. more
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