The scene at the Baldwin Firehouse was one of coordinated chaos on Saturday. As snow fell, roughly a dozen Girl Scouts from Baldwin Troop 2427 were hurrying here and there, gathering clothes, soaps, shampoos and gift cards, among other items, and boxing them for shipment to hurricane victims in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico. In all, the girls collected $4,430 in gift cards.
Hundreds of local residents are mourning George W. Verity, a Baldwin native and owner of the popular Dawson Taxi company, who died suddenly Dec. 2 after many years of illness. He was 70.
Two men were arrested after a routine traffic stop turned into an attack on two Nassau County police officers on Friday afternoon in Baldwin, according to police.
The Baldwin Bruins held a different kind of fundraising event on Nov. 5, where the High school football players traded places with the cheerleaders. These student athletes traded their roles and their uniforms to help raise money for the fellow cheerleaders.
Mark Treske, former assistant editor of the Freeport Baldwin Leader and the Wantagh Seaford Citizen, died at his home in Valley Stream on Nov. 8 after a battle with cancer. He was 59.
After weeks of negotiation and uncertainty, the bus strike, which left thousands of students across multiple school districts without public transport has finally ended after union workers voted on Tuesday, Nov. 28 to ratify a new three-year contract.
Schools opened their doors this week for thousands of children across Long Island as the 2017-18 school year began. Baldwin Schools kicked-off their first day with a new campaign, “I Love Baldwin Public Schools” – a spinoff of the national campaign “I Love Public Education” that was introduced this summer by the American Association of School Administrators (AASA).
To raise awareness and support for public schools, the Baldwin School District has launched the “I Love Baldwin Public Schools” campaign, a subset of the national American Association of School Administrators’ (AASA) “I Love Public Education” campaign, which was introduced this summer.
A 26-year-old man was killed when he was launched from his motorcycle and then struck by a taxi on the Southern State Parkway early Sunday morning.
A Hempstead man was arrested for an incident that occurred in Baldwin on Sunday, Aug, 27.
To say that Nassau County experienced a seismic shift in its often conservative political landscape on Nov. 7 would be an understatement.
The public bus dropped me at a dirt patch seemingly in the middle of nowhere. In front of me, on the other side of a four-lane highway, was a wide river. Behind me was a tree-covered escarpment. Pittsburgh was nowhere to be seen.
It’s said that every election has consequences. True enough. And some elections also carry a message. While the consequences of last week’s elections . . .
You need a scorecard to keep up with the sexual harassers these days. Used to be there was an occasional murmur about bad behavior by a celebrity or a political hot shot . . .