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The Nassau County Veterans Service Agency’s annual summer Veteran Stand Down welcomed hundreds of Long Island vets on Tuesday in Freeport. The biannual event last took place in November, shortly … more
An East Rockaway resident was arrested on June 30 and charged with making purchases with a debit card that she allegedly stole at Lakeside Elementary School in Merrick, where she works as a teacher. … more
A jury convicted a Merrick woman on July 9 in Brooklyn federal court of embezzling $1 million from the Lynbrook nonprofit organization for the disabled that she led. She used the money to renovate her home and fund vacations and cosmetic surgeries, prosecutors said. more
George Conte reached the very high end of the Medical End-Stage Liver Disease scale last summer. The low end of the range is 6 — mild liver disease — and the upper end is 40 — near … more
Herald Community Newspapers and RichnerLive will host a summer Senior Health & Beyond Expo on Thursday, Aug. 8, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Merrick Jewish Centre. This free event is dedicated … more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week signed into law the Green Light Bill allowing undocumented immigrants to obtain New York state driver’s licenses. The State Assembly and Senate approved the measure in June. New York joins 12 other states, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico in passing such legislation. more
As far as challenges go, Apollo 17 Astronaut Harrison “Jack” Schmitt likened the U.S. effort to put a man on the Moon as roughly the engineering equivalent of building the Panama Canal or … more
For his 70th birthday this year, Jewish War Veterans Post 652 Commander Gary Glick was surprised to find that his family applied to have his name added to the Walls of Honor in Eisenhower Park. He … more
For Michael Korins, the stage is home. At least, that’s where he feels most comfortable. A 25-year-old Calhoun High School graduate with autism, Korins has difficulty communicating, often struggling to find the right words during conversation. But when he has a microphone or piano at his fingertips, he finds his voice. more
Nearly three years have passed, but the Nassau County Back Bays Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study to examine, in part, if storm gates can be installed at the Jones and East Rockaway inlets, will require more time, according to Scott Sanderson, section chief of coastal planning for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District. more
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