Nassau County police have arrested 21-year-old Ryan Lindquist, of Massapequa, in connection with the murder of Merokean Evan Grabelsky, a 32-year-old special education paraprofessional who dedicated his life to helping others. Lindquist was to be arraigned in First District Court in Hempstead on Saturday. At press time early Saturday morning, police did not say precisely how Lindquist was involved in the murder. A news conference was to be held later in the day, at which time further details were to be offered.
Celebrity chef Jonathan Scinto — better known as Chef Jonathan — is putting Long Island families on television worldwide. Currently in production, the first season of “Family Kitchen Revival” will feature eight local families, each sharing their stories of hardship. During a day with the chef, the families will prepare a meal for community members who lent them support.
Along Sunrise Highway, situated among bustling businesses, stands the Treehouse Cafe, which closed eight years ago. Although it once was the area’s go-to sports bar and restaurant, the brown, wooden exterior now buckles and the inside lies barren. Merrick and Bellmore residents recently rallied for changes to what they described as a blight on the neighborhood.
Mepham came painfully close last spring — a couple of runs, to be exact — to capturing its first-ever Nassau County softball title. This year, there was no denying its bid to make history.
Bellmore residents arrived at the Long Island Rail Road station on Tuesday to find a torn poster, marred by a large hole obscuring what it previously promoted. The poster, on the station’s …
Once again, the Bellmore Kiwanis’ and Lions’ festival celebrating tiny red sweets was a hit.
We sat patiently, awaiting the breaking of the fast. The dining tables were laden with dates and water, then rosewater milk and fruit to be served prior to the sunset prayer and Iftar dinner during …
After 15 years with the North Bellmore School District, teacher Jean Patterson, had the most special day of her career on May 13, when a student nominated her for the Applebee’s Above and BEEyond …
The Long Island State Senate majority and Town Supervisor Laura Gillen have announced a $215,000 grant to study and address the Island’s shortage of affordable housing. The funding will explore how …
Memorial Day weekend has arrived — and for so many of us it involves the annual trek to Jones Beach to see the Bethpage Air Show.
A crowd of parents and children sat in the East Meadow Public Library, eagerly waiting for the start of Saturday-morning Story Time. The guest reader was Bella Noche, whom many in Manhattan know as a “drag mermaid” for her nautical-themed outfits.
The decisive moment came on July 21, 1969, according to NASA’s flight log. The Apollo 11 lunar module . . .
As a child of the Rockaways, I have always thrived on salt air. I had sand in my shoes from the time I could walk, and the rhythm of the waves somehow syncs with my heart. For us Long Islanders . . .
Whether we like it or not, our political system and our erratic president are wearing us down on a daily basis, so it’s worthwhile to switch to a completely different topic. At this time of year, I favor discussing college graduations and the Yankees.