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Herald offers $500K in grants for small businesses

Richner Communications Inc., publisher of Herald Community Newspapers and The Riverdale Press, this week announced a $500,000 grant program to support local businesses. Through the Herald Small Business Marketing Grant Program, each Long Island business is eligible to receive up to $15,000 of matching grant funds, which can be used for marketing services to promote the business’ products and services. The Herald Small Business Marketing Grant Program is being supported by

State to add funeral directors as N.Y.'s death toll surpasses 7,000: Governor Cuomo

Without offering specifics, Governor Cuomo said at his Thursday news briefing that additional funeral directors would be brought in to aid with arrangements for the hundreds of New Yorkers who are …

The importance of pest control in spring and summer

This story is the third of a three-entry series. Part 1: Mosquito prevention Part 2: Tick avoidance With spring in full swing and the weather warming up, it is once again time to prepare for …

Gov.: Schools, 'non-essential' businesses must stay closed until April 29

On Monday, Governor Cuomo ordered schools and non-essential businesses to remain closed until April 29 to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Previously, they were to close until April 15. At …

NCDA announces creation of coronavirus scam hotline

In response to a surge in phone and internet scams in recent weeks, the office of Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas has created a coronavirus scam hotline. As communities across New …

New York American Water surcharge may be coming in 2021 because of coronavirus

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, New York American Water announced on March 25 that it is postponing its scheduled April 1 rate hike until Sept. 1. The rate hike would see households in the …

Church continues to serve its faithful by live-streaming

There was a gathering of only three people at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Resurrection, in Brookville, for the March 25 Annunciation, the Divine Liturgy that commemorates the visit of the …

Editorial

Governor Cuomo, Main Street needs a hand

Covid-19 has completely changed the way we all live. But along with worrying about keeping themselves and their families healthy, thousands of small business owners across New York state are losing sleep over . . .

Editorial

Even now, patronize your local small businesses

Coronavirus has swept across New York with astounding speed, leaving sickness, fear and uncertainty in its wake. Small businesses, particularly restaurants and bars, have taken a beating . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

Let’s work together to defeat the coronavirus

How often do we hear that the most important thing in life is good health? That truth has been driven home by the coronavirus . . .

Jerry Kremer

When will it be a woman’s turn?

While there are many women advancing in the corporate world, the political world lags far behind when it comes to women advancing into high office. I have mixed feelings about Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s political style, but . . .