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Ten Long Island high school students from diverse racial, cultural and economic backgrounds —— including six from Elmont and two from Freeport — recently took part in the Lawrence Herbert … more
Ever since the first newspapers began printing in Europe in the early 1600s, the relationship between the media and the powerful has been rocky. No one in memory, however, has strained that relationship more than the current occupant of the White House, Donald J. Trump. more
It was supposed to be the perfect event as Joanna Logan, 29, of Elmont, readied her home for a big fundraiser barbecue on July 22. Logan, a mother and educator, was raising money to go on a mission … more
The Franklin Square Civic Association’s Beautification Committee gathered late last month with one goal in mind: To prepare for a full, hands-on approach to setting up the Franklin Square Fall … more
Stepping through the security door at the former Franklin Square convent of St. Catherine of Sienna, visitors would never suppose from the peaceful atmosphere and immaculate surroundings that they … more
The New York State Education Department Commissioner MaryEllen Elia announced on Friday that her department had made errors in calculating Title II A disbursements in 2017-18 amounting to more than … more
Dr. Timothy Lynch has been appointed as interim president of Queensborough Community College by CUNY Interim Chancellor Vita Rabinowitz, effective Sept. 1. Lynch will succeed Dr. Diane Call, who … more
South Nassau Communities Hospital announced on July 31 that is has been named a 2018 five-star recipient for all four women’s care cohorts as well as the Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award by … more
Educators from the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences started to gather in Cold Spring Harbor in 1890 to conduct marine biology studies and hold classes over the summer, living in cottages and … more
Part seven in an ongoing series. Sixteen-year-old Taylor Yon found comfort in Pine Trails Park, virtually in the center of Parkland, Fla. There, she and her friends wandered its sidewalks, past its familiar playgrounds, ball fields and band shell, and lit candles for the dead. Afterward, they sat on towels on the ground and talked for hours, struggling to put into words, to understand, the massacre perpetrated by a one-time student of their school, whom the Herald is not identifying. more
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