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For the 30th time, Freeport resident Alma Rocha crossed the finish line in the TCS NYC Marathon –- and for the third time as a member of United Way of Long Island’s Team Mission United. At the same time, she raised over $2,100 in support of the not-for-profit’s veterans programs. more
Even in the worst of situations, Cleveland Woods was known to be cool, calm and collected and ready with a humorous witticism that more often than not disarmed the crisis and allowed the 6-foot-5 former basketball who was a special education teacher with the Lawrence School District for more than 20 years to establish or reestablish a relationship. more
Know anyone around town who you’d describe as a true do-gooder –– that PTA president, Little League coach or scout leader who goes above and beyond the call of duty; that community volunteer who gives so much of him or herself while asking for nothing in return; that volunteer firefighter or emergency medical technician who saved a life? more
For a third straight night, Black Lives Matter demonstrators convened in Merrick and Bellmore to protest the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer and the systemic racism that is … more
Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen is calling a recent contract extension between two town officials — Parks Commissioner Daniel Lino and Comptroller Kevin Conroy — and the Dover Gourmet … more
Neatly placed junk might sound like an oxymoron but many people think a junk man can't be an environmentalist either. more
The Geico Skytypers took a member of the Herald team up into their planes for a preview of what they will be doing during the Jones Beach Airshow this weekend. more
Just like the Boy Scouts, the Village of Freeport lives by the motto “be prepared.” On Tuesday, Aug. 25, Freeport Mayor Robert T. Kennedy announced that the village would build a state of … more
After Hurricane Sandy struck, engineers visited thousands of damaged homes on the South Shore to evaluate the damage and determine whether the storm had caused structural damage — decisions … more
Rockville Centre will be hosting fire departments from across the area for the 2015 Nassau County Parade and Drill Tournament on Saturday, July 25. more
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