Herald Neighbors

Freeporters spend full day participating in health and wellness activities

Fitness classes started at noon and were held throughout the entire afternoon during the Keep Fit Fun event at the Freeport Recreation Center on Sept. 15.

He’s living his best life in retirement

In celebration of Grandparent’s Day, Aetna partnered with the Mets and hosted a private event before the game with former Major League Baseball outfielder and coach, William Hayward “Mookie” Wilson.

Herald Schools

De La Salle Catholic School gears up for new year

Freeport is the home of The De La Salle Catholic School, a middle school, on Pine Street and has been for the last 16 years. The school, though small with fewer than 80 students and all boys, prides …

Herald Schools

Another school year at De La Salle

As an Independent Catholic Lasallian, middle school for boys, serving students from economically challenged families on Long Island; The De La Salle School strives to break the cycle of poverty …

Herald Schools

‘The next giant leap to reach greater heights of achievement together’

I’m excited to welcome you to the 2018-19 school year. Last year passed by at the speed of light and what a super year it was for Freeport Public Schools. Our students reached new heights as we …


The enemies at our gates: gangs and pushers

Since last October, Nassau County police have identified the bodies of six teenagers who were hacked to death with machetes by members of the El Salvadoran gang MS-13. After the most recent discovery of remains . . .

Randi Kreiss

Leaving Mom at the schoolhouse door

I suggested that my granddaughter put out her school clothes for her first day back at school as a fourth-grader. When I popped into her room at bedtime . . .

John C. O'Connell

‘No day shall erase you from the memory of time’

Next week is the 17th Sept. 11 since Al Qaeda terrorists attacked the United States, flying airliners into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and crashing in a Pennsylvania field. Schools and villages will, I hope . . .

Jerry Kremer

Avoiding interpersonal warfare in the age of Trump

By every account, there is no question that America is more politically polarized than ever before. Husbands and wives are battling it out over President Trump. Relatives have stopped speaking because . . .