Gerard “Jerry” Barbosa, who survived Japanese war planes attacks while stationed on the USS Raleigh as a gunner’s mate at Pearl Harbor, died on Sept. 15, at age 93, of natural causes.
A sold-out, pumped-up crowd celebrated as New York Islanders Captain John Tavares scored an overtime goal on Sunday to give the team a 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers in its preseason opener at NYCB Live’s Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale.
Music from the Slavic group Barynya enticed a crowd at Holy Trinity Orthodox Church’s annual family festival earlier this month.
Part one in a Hispanic Heritage Month mini-series.“I opened Luna Cabana in East Meadow because I want the community to experience a real Colombian meal,” Yovanny Perez said. “I want …
Although Stew Leonard’s grand opening was on Aug. 23 in East Meadow, the store continues to thrive, as it promotes a family-friendly environment for its employees and customers.
Dozens of East Meadow residents recently took part in a back-to-school supply drive to benefit the Mary Brennan INN of Hempstead. The drive, which was mobilized by the Facebook group "Nice Things that Happen in East Meadow," supports the Interfaith Nutrition Network, a soup kitchen that helps the hungry and homeless on Long Island by providing food, shelter, long-term housing, and supportive services in a dignified and respectful manner.
“I drove until I was 98,” Mary Catherine Kowalski Fennessy said. “Oh, it was wonderful to drive. I do miss it.”
Neighbors in the News
East Meadow artist Karen L. Kirshner was chosen as a finalist in the Long Island Museum’s juried art competition “Animal Kingdom: From Tame to Wild” recently.
The glow of candles illuminated the faces—many filled with sorrow—of community members and local leaders who gathered on Monday at sunset to commemorate East Meadow and Salisbury residents who died during the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.
The hundreds of people streaming into Point Lookout Park on Monday morning for a ceremony to dedicate the Town of Hempstead’s permanent 9/11 memorial passed through an arch at the front entrance, formed by two fire engines’ tower ladders and a massive American flag. The Point Lookout-Lido Fire Department erected the arch.