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The Long Beach City Council has endorsed Nassau County Legislator Laura Curran (D-Baldwin) in her bid for county executive, saying that she would root out corruption and fix the county’s finances. … more
Long Island’s newest mikvah was dedicated at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 11. Now, all that stands between it and its furtherance of Jewish ritual purity is a small amount of additional rainwater. more
Jim Hookey, 56, of Bellmore, bought the Bellmore Bean from its former owner Katina “Tina” Andreotis Dupuis last July, on the same day that she was diagnosed with diverticulitis, an inflammation of the digestive system, Hookey said. more
Alixandra Wilens said it was her love of learning and desire to always do her best that led to her being named 2017 valedictorian at John. F. Kennedy High School. more
Peter Kuzniewski, of North Bellmore, faced a daunting challenge relatively early in his military career. Because of extenuating circumstances, while in flight school and still attending college, he was forced to earn his pilot’s license with only seven weeks of training. more
Juggling equal passions for science and the arts, Mepham High School’s 2017 valedictorian, Rachel Jozwik, said she made careful use of her years in school, but was still surprised by the honor. more
Retiring East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School Athletic Director Dom Vulpis’s positive influence on students will stay with many of them long after they graduate. Alumnus Dominic Carre credits Vulpis — his junior varsity baseball coach — for the career path he chose and job he loves. more
At its June 14 meeting, the Lynbrook Board of Education unanimously voted to set Oct. 3 as the date for a public vote on its $28.9 million bond proposal — a decision residents have anticipated since a $46 million proposal was voted down on March 15, 2016. more
It was an evening full of honors and reflection at the East Rockaway Board of Education meeting on June 11, where the district’s retirees were recognized along with the Class of 2017 valedictorian, salutatorian and the district’s scholar student athletes. more
Hundreds of residents flocked to Memorial Park on Atlantic Avenue in East Rockaway on a sunny and sizzling Saturday afternoon on June 10 for the 48th annual Huckleberry Frolic. All money raised went to the Grist Mill Museum on Woods Avenue in East Rockaway. more
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