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Isles owner: Belmont or bust

Islanders co-owner Jonathan Ledecky said on Oct. 10 that building a sports arena at Belmont Park was the team’s top priority, in his first public remarks since the team announced its bid to build “a world-class sports and entertainment destination” last month.

Simchat Torah celebration 'a gift for everybody'

The Chabad Center of Merrick and Bellmore held its Simchat Torah celebration on Oct. 11, hosting hundreds of residents who dined on sushi in their sukkah, participated in a holiday service and danced with the Torah.

Chromebooks for everyone!

The traditional excuses for missing homework — “My dog ate it” or “I forgot” — are no longer usable at Freeport High School. That’s because more than 2,000 students at the school have …

Parrot owners flock to Freeport

The Freeport Recreation Center was brimming with all things parrot last Saturday. For the past 31 years, Freeport has been the home of the Long Island Parrot Society’s annual Parrot Expo. Current …

Bouncing back from the brink

By Alyssa Seidman aseidman@liherald.com She was the top seed in the Professional Squash Association’s Floridablanca Open in March, but when Amanda Sobhy, a Sea Cliff native, was competing in …

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Long Beach man arrested on drug charges

Nassau County police arrested a Long Beach man on drug charges Monday after they discovered cocaine and other narcotics in his home. The Police Department’s Major Case Bureau said that …

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    Breast cancer in the age of Donald Trump

    The great majority of women survive breast cancer. That’s what I’m thinking as Breast Cancer Awareness Month commences. I am reminding myself and other survivors that, despite the dreaded diagnosis and difficult treatment . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

Let’s get tax reform right

As Congress takes up the issue of tax reform, it would do well to look back to a successful tax overhaul that should be the guide for getting it done right again this time.