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The Breakfast Club for professionals

They look like a bunch of cheery morning people. They were professionally dressed, laughing and casually chatting over a cup of coffee by 7:30 a.m. The Top Notch Team, TNT, networking group has been meeting every Thursday at 7:15 a.m. at the Imperial Diner on Merrick Road in Freeport since 2016.

Meadow Elementary students win national writing contest

After being selected winners in a national writing contest, 13 Meadow Elementary School students will have their work preserved in the Library of Congress in Washington D.C. The third-graders in …

Long Island wrestlers to fight drug use

Kevin Murphy never had the time to get in trouble in high school — he was always too busy wrestling. “I always just enjoy the camaraderie of it,” said Murphy, who wrestled at Lynbrook High …

Piecing together Hempstead's history

Tom Saltzman knows the Town of Hempstead well. As the former town historian, he oversaw the storage of decades-old documents such as deeds, grants and maps archived from Hempstead’s 1644 settlement to today. But, he said, while the documents provided essential information, a visual history of the town was largely absent.


We were prepared to escape. Too many others weren’t.

"There’s a man with a gun,” a voice blared on the loudspeaker at the Heralds’ Garden City office on Jan. 3. “Get out of the building.”


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