The Hempstead Town Board, in outgoing Republican Supervisor Anthony Santino’s final meeting, passed a number of controversial resolutions over the objections of incoming Democratic Supervisor Laura Gillen and dozens of residents.
Applause broke out at Elmont Memorial High School on Sunday as the two finalists for the development of Belmont Park announced plans to create thousands of temporary and permanent jobs as part of ambitious plans to develop the racing center further.
Bellmore attorney Jeff Gold is asking a federal judge to award almost $250 million in damages to families of special-needs students who say their personal information was mined by Town of Hempstead employees in an attempt to re-elect Republican Supervisor Anthony Santino, who lost his re-election bid in November to Rockville Centre attorney Laura Gillen.
When educators and experts talk about the state of sex education in 2017, they return again and again to the concept of responsibility. The responsibility they speak of, however, has nothing to do with “safe sex,” the catchphrase so many adults remember from their middle and high school health classes.
Part two in the series “Educating the 21st Century Child.” Only a decade or so ago, classroom desks were lined up in neat rows. Students faced the blackboard or whiteboard. Their ability to …
Sal Visone may be one of the most fiercely competitive, determined and meticulous bocce players in New York — and he knows it. The 71-year-old Valley Streamer admitted, through a thick Italian …
Hundreds of runners and walkers hit the streets of Seaford on Dec. 2 for the 14th annual Hot Chocolate Run. The Seaford Wellness Council, an organization that supports dozens of community projects, …
Fighting for a cause
Chants of “Eddie! Eddie!” filled the Huntington Hilton on Nov. 20 as Lynbrook resident Ed “Formerly Fast Eddie” Parry entered the ring for the 14th annual Long Island Fight for Charity boxing event.
Family, friends and fans gathered at the Allegria Hotel on Saturday to celebrate the life of the late Gustav Ahr, also known as rapper Lil Peep. Lil Peep, who was born and raised in Long Beach, …
As part of Glen Cove’s revitalization efforts, the city is using a Brownfield Opportunity Area program grant to evaluate potential redevelopment in an area that encompasses the neighborhoods …
The latest bipartisan issue facing the country is sexual harassment. And it goes beyond politics.
“Grandma ate rat poison.” That was the text my sister sent to her son. Anguished, he thought of his sick grandmother, who was living alone in Lynbrook. He ran for his car and called my sister on the way.
The mad dash is on in Washington to enact a tax bill, and at the same time to pass a funding bill to keep the U.S. government open and functioning into the new year. How did we come to such a scrambled situation, in which these major issues are backed up against the clock ticking down toward 2018? As the saying goes, timing is everything.
There’s always that pivotal moment when it’s clear that the holidays have arrived.
Oceanside According to Maria Heller, a former president of the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce, the best way to make your holiday shopping a more pleasant experience is to keep it close to home. …