W.T. Clarke High senior named a Regeneron STS Scholar

Alby Joseph, a senior at W.T. Clarke High School, has been recognized as a scholar in the 2017 Regeneron Science Talent Search. This program is considered to be the nation’s oldest and most prestigious pre-college science competition for high school students.

'We want to make who we represent proud'

As members of the Nassau County Firefighters Pipes and Drums focused on delivering a flawless performance during one of its final rehearsals on Jan. 11 at the East Meadow Fire Department headquarters, camera crews and reporters filmed their every move.

East Meadow withstands VSC

While East Meadow and Valley Stream Central brought identical 1-10 records into their Nassau Conference AA-II boys’ basketball clash on Jan. 12, there was no shortage of intensity, strong passing, and slick shooting from long range at Memorial JHS.

Woodland Middle School honored with prestigious Inviting School Award

Every inch of bulletin board space in Woodland Middle School’s hallways and classrooms is covered with drawings, words of encouragement and names of students whose successes are highlighted each week and month.

'He saved the district'

The walls of the Leon J. Campo Salisbury Center are adorned with paintings and drawings done by students from throughout the East Meadow School District. Black-and-white self-portraits and colorful crayon creations lead to the office of Campo, the district’s interim superintendent.

Girl Scouts visit AFC Urgent Care

Girl Scout troop 1287 and their siblings visited AFC Urgent Care’s Ted E Bear Hospital in East Meadow with Girl Scout Leaders Jeanette Rotolo, Devon Rotolo and Danielle Klein last month.

Community News

Mother and son defend Israel as volunteers for Israel Defense Forces

It was 2012, and longtime East Meadow resident Andrew Alderman was in Israel, in a school courtyard five miles from the border with the Gaza Strip, a Palestinian territory. The then 22-year-old was traveling with the Israel Premier Lacrosse League as a volunteer, which introduces children to the game.

Neighbors in the News

East Meadow lawyer named partner

East Meadowite David Goldstein was recently promoted to the partnership at Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP.

The Changing Face of Long Island

The long and winding road to citizenship

Staff members at the Central American Refugee Center, housed in a sparsely furnished second-floor office on Franklin Street in Hempstead, were finishing their lunches recently when a line formed in the small, narrow lobby.