Bowling Green gets ready for spring

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

Are guns too close to America's heart to discuss?

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.

Health

Help wanted: Demand for nurses growing as baby boomers retire, age

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 …

With Ex-Chief Dominick Santoro’s passing, EMFD loses part of its history

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 champion in small business

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.

W.T. Clarke students raise money through music

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 …

District honors its artists, musicians and humanitarians

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 …