A firefighter and another bystander saved a woman who was trapped in a burning vehicle after she crashed into a truck on Sunrise Highway in Lynbrook on Nov. 27.
The Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District Board of Education was set to approve the 2020-21 calendar at its Dec. 4 meeting, but before regular business began, Trustee Dr. Nancy Kaplan …
In a scathing final audit report, State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli’s office blasted Long Beach officials for their mismanagement of the city’s finances, which led to a fiscal crisis and a payout …
Nassau County school districts in largely white communities spend thousands of dollars more per student, on average, than most communities of color do, leaving thousands of African-American and Hispanic students with considerably fewer educational resources than their white counterparts, according to a recent study by the nonprofit EdBuild.
After an eight-month search, Molloy College has found a new president. At the end of this school year, Dr. James Lentini, senior vice president for academic affairs and Provost at Oakland University in Rochester, Mich., will take on the position, becoming the college’s seventh president, effective July 1, 2020.
Everything went black for a moment, and all I could see were sparks flying off a green flame. Then, once it died down, I lifted my welding helmet, and saw that Georgette Clarke had burned a circle …
The Oceanside Sanitation District No. 7 board of commissioners adopted new commercial pick-up rules for the district at its Dec. 5 meeting.
As residents checked into Mepham High School on Saturday for the Fine & Performing Arts Parent Association’s inaugural Winter Festival, they heard holiday melodies echoing in the halls. …
The old National Guard armory on Babylon Turnpike officially belongs to Freeport. Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the bill on Dec. 11. “It’s signed,” Senator John Brooks said before the ink …
More than 100 community activists turned out for a Dec. 6 protest at Refuge Apostolic Church in Freeport to decry the arrest of Freeporter Akbar Rogers, 44, after a viral video of the incident showed Freeport police officers pulling him to the ground and piling on top of him, and at least two officers throwing punches at him and one kicking him while he was lying face down.
"What does the future of the suburbs look like?” That was the question pondered by Rebecca D’Eloia, RXR Realty’s vice president for development and the project manager overseeing transformation of the Nassau County Hub, last Friday afternoon.
In these days before Christmas and the first days of Hanukkah, the last moments of 2019, the eve of a new year, I’ve been struggling to feel the joy.
Many members of Congress have had a great few years in Washington. When you’re in the majority party, you have the joy of bigger offices and many extra side benefits . . .
Our leaders need to think very carefully about the implications of recent moves to release both convicted criminals and those charged with crimes from prison. In the rush to advance sentencing and bail reforms . . .
Have you ever heard the words “tasseography” or “tassology”? In plain English, it’s the practice of reading the patterns of tea leaves, coffee grounds or wine sediments to tell the future. I have concluded that these substances are just as reliable as all the political polls . . .