Updated 10 a.m. March 22: No doubt, Town of Hempstead Supervisor Laura Gillen, of Rockville Centre, was right: Wednesday's nor'easter, though it appeared to be fading fast in the afternoon, was not over.
Dozens of uniformed officers and recruits lined up outside of the Nassau Police Academy in Massapequa Park on Tuesday to show their support for the new School Resource Program, aimed at providing additional resources and manpower to school districts in the event of an active shooter situation. Officers will now make regular daily rounds at all of the school buildings in each the 56 school districts in Nassau County. They will be working with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, local village police and individual school districts to maximize the efficiency of their response to violent or gun-related incidents throughout the county.
Long Island activists and elected leaders — including U.S. Representatives Peter King and Tom Suozzi — are expected to flood the campus of SUNY Farmingdale on March 24 to march in solidarity with …
As expected, hundreds of students from across Nassau County took part in Wednesday’s planned National School Walkout to remember the 17 victims of the mass shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School a month ago and to call for stricter gun controls, according to student activists and educators.
Restaurateur Harendra Singh was center stage Thursday at the U.S. District courthouse in Central Islip, as he testified about a yearslong history of doing favors for former County Executive Ed Mangano in exchange for political “juice” to help his struggling businesses.
Editor's note: Carrie Solages, a Democrat from Elmont, is a Nassau County legislator who represents the 3rd District. The former county executive, Ed Mangano, overhauled the tax system that …
No doubt, Literacy Nassau’s annual gala is different than most such dinners. There’s plenty of food and drink, but no DJ blasting music and no dancing. For much (though not all) of the night, attendees don’t converse and network. Rather, they’re lost in play.
On March 15, in a five-page letter to Nassau County Interim Finance Authority Chairman Adam Barsky, Curran outlined a new spending plan for the county that includes $54.7 million in cuts and new revenues.
For two years, Mepham High School senior Rina Sarfraz, a Pakistani-American and a Muslim, has helped highlight Middle Eastern and South Asian cultures, and bring them to life for students and parents in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District.
From the Columbine High School mass shooting in Colorado in April 1999 to the killing of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Fla., a month ago, one of the recurring themes in these tragedies is the mental state of the murderers.
Across the U.S., there are communities with renowned high school varsity cheerleading teams. But few, if any, have two championship squads separated by a six-minute drive.
It took about four months, but the East Rockaway girls finally played what basketball enthusiasts would call a complete game. And they picked precisely the right time to do it.
Even though Baldwin captured its first-ever girls basketball state title last winter, memories of back-to-back losses to Commack in the 2015 and ‘16 Long Island Class AA championship games remained fresh in the minds of standouts Aziah Hudson and Jenna Annecchiarico.
In times of crisis, it’s easy to overreact. President Trump overreacted when he called over the weekend for funding to train and arm teachers . . .
In late winter and early spring, Nassau County roads become minefields of sorts . . .
Ira Levin imagined it in 1976. The novelist wrote “The Boys from Brazil,” fictionalizing the story of Nazi war criminal Dr. Josef Mengele. In Levin’s book, which became a blockbuster movie . . .
Trade deficits and their long-term effects on the nation’s well-being aren’t something Americans tend to think much about. We buy cars, clothes, TVs and appliances without . . .
Over the past year and a half, the incidence of hate crimes has skyrocketed across the nation, and Long Island. Just a few weeks ago, swastikas were scrawled on sidewalks . . .