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Not everyone can say that they got to kiss Marilyn Monroe, and then be nominated for an Academy Award for his work. Although that could have been the … more
The 26th annual Merrick Fall Festival will hold a special Sept. 11 commemoration this year, as the fair is set to run from Sept. 9 to 11. The festival, sponsored by the Merrick Chamber of … more
The Bellmore Family Street Festival will celebrate its 30th anniversary this year on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 17 and 18. Sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce of the Bellmores, the fair has long … more
The Nassau County Legislature recently unanimously approved a measure to waive all building fees for Superstorm Sandy victims. The law extends the fee-waiver period to Dec. 31, … more
With the sun beating down at mid-morning, a girls’ cross-country team was recently running up and down the half-mile-long hill on the south side of the Town of Hempstead’s Norman J. Levy Park and Preserve in Merrick, sweating profusely and breathing hard in the 90-degree-plus heat. Taking it all in from the side of the seashell-coated path was a red fox –– yes, a red fox –– which stood in the shade, motionless and silent, panting continuously, its eyes half-shut. The runners appeared unfazed by its presence. more
Laughter filled the Baldwin Community Garden as residents and members of the Baldwin Civic Association participated in Paint Night at the Garden. Each participant was geared up with paint brushes, … more
Local lawmakers hosted a free Heroin Overdose Prevention Seminar on Aug. 15 at the Baldwin Public Library. Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, State Assemblyman Brian Curran (R-Lynbrook) and State … more
The Firemen’s Association of the State of New York has named Frederick Kopf, ex-captain of the Baldwin Fire Department, the association’s 2016 Firefighter of the Year. Kopf was honored at a … more
At the second meeting to discuss the Rebuild by Design program to make Mill River more storm-resilient, citizens brainstormed ways to involve the surrounding communities, and the design team reported … more
U.S. Senator Charles Schumer announced new legislation on Aug. 10 aimed at helping firefighters across New York state combat cancer, which frequently affects those in the emergency services sector. … more
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