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I had been pedaling for an hour and a half when I stopped cold. The view, quite simply, stunned me. It was 8:30 a.m. on Aug. 22, and I was three-quarters of the way through a bike ride up and down the asphalt path that runs along the Wantagh and Ocean parkways, from Nassau County’s Cedar Creek Park, in Seaford, to the Town of Oyster Bay’s Tobay Beach Park, in Massapequa. The entire ride, from Cedar Creek to Tobay Beach and back, was 17.6 miles. more
Nassau County police arrested two Queens men on burglary charges Wednesday, after they allegedly attempted to break into a house in Point Lookout while a resident was in the home. According to … more
Marie Pisicchio is a numbers kind of a person. She spent 10 years in the classroom as a math teacher, and the past seven supervising the math department in the Wantagh School District. more
When Scott Kaplan isn’t helping people get into shape, he often can be found at his computer, working on his next story idea. more
For the second consecutive day, the city prohibited swimming at its beaches on Thursday, saying that strong rip currents and heavy surf generated by Hurricane Cristobal have made for dangerous … more
Merrick School District trustees said in May that they would put tax breaks for community veterans to a vote on Aug. 12, but the board has postponed the vote another 28 days to Sept. 9. more
He is scanning the Atlantic, as he has for three months almost every summer since John F. Kennedy was president. Lee Hahn may be in between bites of a chicken sandwich. He may be loudly channeling Elvis. If the ocean is calm, he may have drifted into the observant-daydreaming state lifeguards master. If there are waves, he may be having a hard time sitting still, envying the off-hour guards on surfboards out past the break, catching rides while he can only watch. more
About four dozen Kiwanians, their families and friends, along with local and state officials, attended an end-of-summer barbecue fundraiser at the East Rockaway VFW last Thursday. “It was a … more
Beatrice Brown, a senior at John F. Kennedy High School in Bellmore, was recently selected to take part in the National Association for Music Education All-National High School Concert Band. Brown, a flutist, is the first Kennedy student to be selected for the honor and the first instrumental student selected in the district’s history. more
Beginning in the 1920s with a heyday of the ’40s, ’50s and ’60s, the Catskill Mountains were home to many resorts, country clubs and camps that catered to a mainly Jewish population. So much so that the area in Sullivan County was called the Jewish Alps. The many performers who entertained there were called “Borscht Belt” comedians; named for the popular food dish. more
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