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Thursday, February 26, 2015
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A recent visit to Barnum Woods Elementary School might have caused you to stumble across George Washington, Amelia Earhart, Abraham Lincoln or Thomas Edison. Or all four. more
The Israeli national hockey team will play at the Twin Rinks Ice Center on March 7, in an exhibition game against a team assembled by twin brothers Peter and Chris Ferraro, former National Hockey League players who are part owners of the complex. more
A team of 12 Long Island runners, including six from East Meadow, escaped the cold for a weekend and participated in a relay race that spanned 196 miles, beginning in Miami and ending in Key West. more
The frigid temperatures and bitter cold in recent weeks have been a major inconvenience in the lives of people all throughout the Northeast, and East Meadow and Salisbury are no exception. While the cumulative snowfall for the Island this winter is far from historic— as of last week, the total snowfall was about 33 inches, compared to 68 the year before — it’s been the wind chill and icy roads and walkways that have brought about the most frustration. more
Standing before hundreds of people in a Brooklyn catering hall, Kristina Shafranski belted out a haunting version of “O mio babbino caro,” a classical Italian aria by composer Giacomo Puccini, at the Festival of Song competition on Jan. 25. The performance, met by rousing applause at both its beginning and end, earned Shafranski first place, and a trip to Italy to represent the U.S. at the Cantamare Summer Festival in Sicily this summer. more
The Eagle Avenue bridge, off exit 18 of the Southern State Parkway, isn’t just any old overpass. With a height of just 7 feet, 7 inches, it has one of the lowest clearances of any bridge on any Long Island parkway, and is struck from beneath by oversized trucks an average of three times a year, according to the New York State Department of Transportation. more
Not many people can say they’ve met all their celebrity heroes in a lifetime, let alone before they turn 13. more
Feb. 22 will be the second anniversary of the passing of Lynbrook “legend” Brian Ciampi. Ciampi, who was born and raised in Lynbrook, graduated from Lynbrook High in 1991, where he was a … more
The 2015 report from the Long Island Index warns that, if no steps are taken, Long Island’s economy and future will stagnate over the next 25 years. The Long Island Index is an organization … more
The East Meadow Jewish Center’s Sisterhood and Young Adult Division is honoring two North Bellmore boys by raising funds for worthy causes, with memories of their short lives in mind. The … more
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