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In 1996, Hewlett House was a dilapidated farmhouse, long empty and fast rotting. The Hewlett-Woodmere School District, which owned it, planned to demolish the 300-year-old structure to make way for a parking lot. Then the Nassau Herald started reporting on the historic home’s plight. more
Friday, June 21 is the official start of summer. The season should be a time of joy, spent hanging out at the beach and barbecuing in the backyard. Too often, however . . . more
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. more
The Nassau County Department of Assessment continued to be an object of political brinkmanship last week, as Democratic County Executive Laura Curran vetoed the Republican-controlled Legislature’s proposal to make the assessor post elective. more
Memorial Day started as Decoration Day, and it was first observed at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia on May 30, 1868, three years after the Civil War reached its bloody conclusion. more
The Herald Gazette is endorsing two Glen Cove City School District Board of Education incumbent trustees, Alexander Juarez and David Huggins, in Tuesday’s election. We believe they are best suited … more
The Glen Cove City School District’s administration and Board of Education are dedicated to making sure that the district’s students receive the best education possible, and the 2019-20 school … more
At a time when district administrators are striving to enhance school safety and increase the quality of programs — while holding the line on taxes — it is as important as ever to support school budgets. more
Though all four candidates bring their own excellent ideas to the Board of Education, Kristin Ochtera and Theresa Devlin are the right choices for the future of East Rockaway. more
Board of Education President William Belmont and Trustee Heather Hanson have diligently served the students of the Lynbrook School District and deserve to be re-elected to the board. more
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