Residents approved the East Meadow School District and library budgets after a May 15 vote tallied 2,317 in favor and 699 against. The Board of Education will be getting a new addition and voters also came out in favor of the budget’s propositions Two and Three.
After more than three decades, the Empress Diner, in East Meadow, has new owners. The business’s Facebook page announced in a post on May 2 that its current owners were “moving on.” Soon afterward, dozens of patrons responded, bidding farewell and sharing their memories of the establishment.
Sitting in an English class at St. John’s University in 2007, John Mikulin, of Levittown, faced something of a watershed moment when he received a text alert from the college’s office of public safety that there was a gunman on campus.
During John Boyle’s 30-year tenure as head football coach at W.T. Clarke High School, he ruled with a steady hand, a calm demeanor and, his students and colleagues said, the conviction that everybody on and off the field is important.
At the Twin Lakes Preserve in Wantagh, beer cans floated idly by while discarded paper and food wrappers peppered the trails. Eight miles south of the preserve, Jones Beach State Park had its fair share of litter, as six-pack yokes and vape pens were buried near snow fencing and rolled-up beach access mats, both of which needed to be set up before the park’s annual air show.
Students at Bowling Green Elementary School spent their Friday afternoon getting their hands messy and plunging shovels in dirt. It was all part of the school’s bi-annual beautification process. …
Safety and the 2nd
For many Americans, firearms are linked to the national concepts of self-reliance and individualism — after all, it was with guns that we shook off the yoke of British rule. Even with popular attitudes toward gun control changing, the place that guns hold in the country’s imagination still makes a serious public conversation about how to legislate them difficult, experts say.
In South Nassau Communities Hospital’s geriatrics wing on a recent Friday, the nurses’ station in the center of the ward was a swirl of activity at midday.Registered nurse Kathryn …
It is with deepest regret that the Officers and members of Engine Company 2, together with the Board of Fire Commissioners, Chief's Office, and officers and members of the East Meadow Fire Department, announce the passing of Dominick Santoro, an iconic Fire Chief from Engine Company 2.
The Grindhouse Radio is a contender in SCORE’s American Small Business Championship. The multimedia platform is the only New York winner to earn the honor, which included a weekend of networking and training in Reno, Nevada from April 23 through 26. The contest continues, however, and in September three winners will be announced, each receiving $15,000 to help expand their business.
Musicians at W.T. Clarke Middle School raised money for local charities by practicing their music each day. As part of Music in Our Schools Month, held in March by the National Association for Music …
The East Meadow School District honored 289 of its own during an evening of accolades and celebration on May 8. Students were recognized for their achievements in the field of music, art and …