Tom McKevitt is starting the New Year representing District 13, which includes parts of Bellmore and Merrick, in the Nassau County Legislature, and he is optimistic about the body’s chances of making progress for a county beset by political scandals and high property taxes.
A local taxpayer has filed a lawsuit against the East Meadow School District on the grounds that district officials overtaxed residents over a three-year period.
As heavy gusts of wind and snow raged outside Erin Schmidt’s home during last Thursday’s winter storm, she combed through her family’s belongings in search of unwanted toys, clothes and household items.
East Meadow volunteer firefighters of Engines 1, 2, and Ladder 1, were alerted of truck fire in the Home Depot parking lot on Front Street at 6:39 pm on Jan. 5, as the temperature dropped to 13 degrees with a biting wind chill of negative four.
The Islanders might be returning to Nassau Coliseum while their new arena is under construction at Belmont Park in Elmont.
As part of an East Meadow School District tradition, students in the schools’ bands and choirs performed classic holiday tunes at the Board of Education’s communication meeting on Dec. 21 at East Meadow High School.
Members of the East Meadow High School Theatre Guild and music department performed George Abbott and Richard Pike Bissell’s “The Pajama Game” to crowded audiences on Dec. 7, 8 and 9.
Leilani Blakeman, a sophomore at East Meadow High School, spends her time tackling world issues in the school’s World Hunger Action and Key clubs, debating in the school’s Model Congress, and participating in a number of other artistic and academic extracurricular clubs.
West Hempstead girls’ basketball head coach Chris Van Kovics typically uses the 40-point mark as a target. Last season, the Rams reached it 10 times in 17 games and saw even results.