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Dozens of students sat in the Hofstra University Lawrence Herbert School of Communication NewsHub. Sounds of chatter and typing filled the air. more
The Nassau County Council of Chambers of Commerce has launched its “Main Street” and “Shop Local” initiatives to encourage Long Islanders to consider their own downtowns when deciding where to shop for the holidays. more
When faith leaders and congregants were planning the merger of East Meadow’s Temple Emanu-El and Wantagh’s Temple B’nai Torah, an idea that came to mind was to create a heritage trip on which … more
Just two days before Thanksgiving, Ava Jacobs, 59, of East Meadow, shared gratitude with the woman who had received one of her daughter’s kidneys. Jacobs accompanied her daughter Alexis Zayas … more
On Nov. 4, the Veterans Legal Assistance Project, which was formed by law student-veterans in 2012, held its biannual one-day law clinic dedicated to veterans at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law. There, pro-bono attorneys helped veterans with discharge upgrades, pending appeals and estate planning. more
Local needy families won’t go hungry this Thanksgiving season thanks to the efforts of community leaders who joined at Stew Leonard’s on Nov. 8 to giveaway over 500 turkeys to hundreds of Nassau … more
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, marking the end of World War I, Town of Hempstead leaders and veterans planted Flanders Poppy seeds in a flowerbed at Hempstead Town Hall and … more
Despite having Alzheimer’s disease for five years, Mario Martinez didn’t look any different than his nephew Jorge Martinez, 55. “He did a very good job of hiding it at first,” Jorge said. … more
Members of the East Meadow Veterans of Foreign Wars spent a quiet morning on Nov. 11 drinking coffee and catching up with one another at Veterans Memorial Park. One of their comrades, however, … more
A local couple has committed to a nomadic lifestyle traveling in a Winnebago Vista they named Wanda — short for Wanderlust. Kevin Quiambao, 35, an East Meadow native, and Ashley Hall Quiambao, … more
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