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As thousands of police and civilians stood waiting on Fifth Avenue, and more than 100 SUVs, police cars, ambulances and motorcycles lined the street on a Friday morning in the heart of bustling midtown Manhattan, only one thing was missing. Noise. more
With black bands over the shields, hundreds of New York City police officers gathered in buses, vans, SUVs and on motorcycles early Friday morning to lead a massive procession carrying NYPD Detective … more
When members of the Nassau County Firefighters Pipes and Drums rehearse each Wednesday at the East Meadow Fire Department headquarters, Bobby Hughes, a pipe major, said they only have one goal in mind: to make the Nassau County fire service proud. more
NYPD Det. Steven McDonald, a Malverne resident who became known nationwide for his messages of forgiveness and peace after being shot in Central Park in 1986, has died, the New York City Police Department reported Jan. 10. more
Holding candles and reciting prayers along with members of the clergy in Malverne, hundreds of people gathered for a vigil to pray for Malvernite and NYPD Det. Steven McDonald at the Charles Reese Memorial Park in the village on Jan. 9. McDonald, who had a heart attack on Jan. 6, is still in critical condition at North Shore University Hospital in Nassau County. McDonald reportedly died Jan. 10 at North Shore Hosptial while still on life support. He was 59 years old. more
The New York Senior America Organization is seeking gracious women 60 or older who best exemplify the qualities of the modern dynamic senior to audition for the upcoming April 2 pageant, to be held … more
In June 2001, an 11-year old boy left his home in Santa Tecla, a picturesque city of more than 133,000 in El Salvador, to start a new life in the United States with his family in Freeport. So began a … more
The day was picture-perfect. White clouds dotted the blue sky, shading the 75 people who had gathered on the sprawling lawn of President Theodore Roosevelt’s “summer White House,” Sagamore Hill, in Oyster Bay. more
Adults and Children with Learning and Developmental Disabilities held its 31st annual Employment Recognition Breakfast at Carlyle on the Green in Farmingdale recently, where an employee from The Home Depot in East Meadow was honored with a special award. more
In August 2015, Matthew Goodison-Orr, a third-year Hofstra University law student, began working with Gary Port, a West Hempstead resident, attorney and U.S. Army veteran, on a pro bono legal case: A marine had suffered a brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder while on duty in Iraq, and never received treatment from the military after he requested it. He began to self-medicate with marijuana, and was kicked out of the Marine Corps after a urine test. more
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