The Christ Alive food pantry in East Meadow, the only pantry in the community, is among the local organizations supporting farm-to-food bank legislation, that, if passed, would give farmers tax credits for donating food to organizations that fight hunger.
When Dolores Rome prepared for the East Meadow Chamber of Commerce’s recent installation dinner, she grew nervous throughout the evening as she awaited the arrival of her granddaughter. “Her …
For the first time in East Meadow history, voters passed a joint bond, proposed by the school district and the public library, on March 7.
When East Meadow resident Adam Lawrence was in New York City on a hot, humid August morning in 2012, he received a text message from his mother, Mindy, with an update about her doctor’s visit. She had been feeling ill for several months and had visited a number of doctors. But when Lawrence looked down at his phone, his life changed forever.
After slipping into the familiar white robe and securing the angel wings on his shoulders, Charlie Franza, 94, prepared to head into the Salisbury Senior Center’s all-purpose room to hand out Hershey’s Kisses to residents one last time.
An undercover operation in Bellmore on Friday resulted in the arrest of two Woodhaven residents for selling heroin.
Scores of East Meadowites and residents from the surrounding communities nestled into the East Meadow Public Library’s theatre room for a special “Cabaret and Dessert” program on Feb. 3.
English as a New Language students at Meadowbrook Elementary School rang in the Chinese New Year with a variety of activities on Jan. 26.
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.
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.
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.
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East Meadowite David Goldstein was recently promoted to the partnership at Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP.
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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.
Parents and staff trickled in the W.T. Clarke Middle School auditorium throughout the night as the school showcased its annual winter concert performance last month.