Immediately following its straight-set loss to Connetquot in the 2017 Long Island title match, the Long Beach girls set a goal. They vowed to get back, to win the match, and make the trek upstate for the first time in the history of the volleyball program.
Mental toughness and clutch plays sparked Wantagh to its first state girls' volleyball title in 17 years.
Members of the East Meadow Veterans of Foreign Wars spent a quiet morning on Nov. 11 drinking coffee and catching up with one another at Veterans Memorial Park. One of their comrades, however, …
The late-morning sun illuminated Sea Cliff’s Clifton Park on Monday, warming residents who had gathered near the memorial rock for the James F. Brengel American Legion’s annual Veterans Day …
It was last Thanksgiving when Burger Bandit owner Ryan Straschnow was returning to his restaurant to pick up some foil and encountered a hungry homeless man. He brought the man inside his establishment and cooked him a meal, which he said brought him a lot of joy and sparked an idea.
For the second time in school history, the Kennedy boys’ volleyball team has risen to the top of the state.
Valley Stream South worked overtime for a second straight day to complete a dream season and make school history.
Local needy families won’t go hungry this Thanksgiving season thanks to the efforts of community leaders who joined at Stew Leonard’s on Nov. 8 to giveaway over 500 turkeys to hundreds of Nassau …
On Nov. 4, the Veterans Legal Assistance Project, which was formed by law student-veterans in 2012, held its biannual one-day law clinic dedicated to veterans at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law. There, pro-bono attorneys helped veterans with discharge upgrades, pending appeals and estate planning.
Nearly six years after Jade Suarez suffered a prenatal stroke, she was watching the 2012 Summer Olympics on television. Though she watched a majority of the events, her mother, Stephanie Suarez, said …
First-time congressional candidate Liuba Grechen Shirley liked to say she wasn’t a politician. And she wasn’t. The Amityville mother of two ran a strong race . . .
The Nov. 6 election was more of a groundswell than a seismic shift, yet it was significant. While many incumbents rode to relatively easy victories . . .
In the dystopian world of the 1999 science-fiction drama “The Matrix,” extended kung fu battles, rapid-fire gunfights and chase scenes involving all manner of vehicles overshadow a deeper message . . .
Two months ago, I wrote about my daughter’s discovery that she has a mutation in the BRCA1 gene, which brings with it a high risk of developing breast and/or ovarian cancer during her lifetime.
The debate over immigration is coming to a head as the human caravan of thousands wends its way through Mexico toward the U.S. This is a stark reminder . . .