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This is part three of a four-part series. There couldn’t have been more than five or six thousand folks in Baldwin when I was growing up in the early 1930s. On Saturdays, for a dime, my friends … more
Baldwin High School alumnus Yaw Sintim-Misa, known by his stage name Blackway, received a gold plaque on Sept. 27 when his song “What’s Up Danger,” featured in the 2018 Oscar-winning film … more
Incumbent County Legislator Howard Kopel, a Republican from Lawrence, is running for his sixth two-year term. Challenger Debra Siegel, a lawyer, is a Democrat from Rockville Centre. more
Part three in a series. The New York State Education Department launched a new statewide curriculum in May intended to root out implicit bias and racism in all its forms in the schools while affirming students’ “racial, linguistic and cultural identities.” more
At the annual Baldwin Council of PTAs Legislative Forum on Oct. 10, local and state elected officials and their representatives addressed concerns, … more
“Virginia Woolf famously stated that a room of one’s own is necessary for writing fiction — a physical space is necessary to embody ideas,” Katherine Zito, the president of the Friends of the … more
A major commercial developer expressed interest in constructing a mixed-use commercial-residential project in Baldwin, next to the Long Island Rail Road station, at a Sept. 3 public hearing at … more
“There’s no secret,” Ida Genna Scaduto said the day before her 106th birthday, when her family and friends threw her a party at the Baldwin Senior Center and inevitably asked for the recipe for … more
The Ocean Parkway Coastal Greenway, a path that extends east of Jones Beach for bicyclists, runners and walkers, is expected to get a 10-mile, $16.2 million extension by 2021, according to Gov. … more
Local elected officials rallied in Hempstead Town Hall on Sept. 6 in support of local journalists after Verizon announced it would shut down FiOS 1 News, resulting in 150 people losing their jobs. … more
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