BREAKING NEWS: Akbar Rogers to file $25M suit against Freeport, county


Gala to benefit families coping with cancer

The Coral House, located at 70 Milburn Avenue in Baldwin, is set to host the 4th annual Kids Need More Gala dedicated to the memory of Mitchell Kraeling Jr., 22, — who died of cancer in 2013 …

Legislators want to reform bail reform

New York’s new bail reform law is a scant three weeks old, and already Republican lawmakers are calling it a “disaster.” That was the word U.S. Rep. Pete King, a Seaford …

Herald Neighbors

The winter ultimate Superfight battle

They debated. And debated — but ultimately there could only be one champion during the inaugural Superfight tournament at the Freeport Memorial Library on Jan. 7 at the Freeport Memorial …

Corrected: There's nothing to fear in bail-reform law

New York state’s new, long-overdue bail reform law, which passed last April and took effect Jan. 1, is desperately needed. Changes to the law were last made in 1971. Requiring anyone and …

Herald Neighbors

Freeport’s first fun and frosty frolic

The Freeport Memorial Library held a Winter Wonderland celebration on Dec. 30 for children of all ages. The library was decorated in its finest winter white décor of snowmen and giant cutouts …

Editorial

Let’s continue to pursue Dr. King’s dream

February marks another year of Black History Month, and it’s important for us to take note of how far America has come since black slaves were first brought to the country some 400 years ago.

Scott Brinton

When a president seizes congressional power

Watching the U.S. Senate impeachment trial last week was like witnessing a slow-motion train wreck. You knew the outcome — you knew Republican senators would never agree to witnesses (Mitt …

Alfonse D'Amato

In Washington and Albany, let common sense prevail

It’s the time of year when our leaders in Washington and Albany take stock of the state of the nation and New York. If we see our country and state with a clear eye . . .

Jerry Kremer

The Senate can acquit Trump, but it can’t hide the truth

By the time you read this, the impeachment trial of President Trump will be well on the way to completion. Absent a miracle — perhaps the leaking of John Bolton’s manuscript as we went to press? — the Republican-controlled Senate will have . . .