Crime

Two arrested for heroin sale in Bellmore undercover op

An undercover operation in Bellmore on Friday resulted in the arrest of two Woodhaven residents for selling heroin.

Neighbors

A day of cabaret at the library

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.

Ringin' in the Chinese New Year

English as a New Language students at Meadowbrook Elementary School rang in the Chinese New Year with a variety of activities on Jan. 26.

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.

'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.

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.