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Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation today that will rename a section of the Southern State Parkway in honor of fallen NYPD Det. Steven McDonald. more
Ten students — eight from Elmont Memorial High School and two from Hempstead High — recently took part in Hofstra University’s annual High School Summer Journalism Institute, led by … more
Ten years ago, Howard T. Herber Middle School teacher Marguerite Izzo found herself in the office of U.S. Sen. Carolyn McCarthy and began recounting her observations stemming from the No Child Left Behind Act. As she was talking, McCarthy yelled for an aide to grab a notebook and start writing. “I couldn’t believe someone cared,” said Izzo, adding that this was the beginning of legislation to involve teachers in writing federal education policy. “The legislation was introduced two or three times, but never got off the ground,” Izzo said. more
U.S. Rep. Peter King, a Republican from Seaford, endorsed Jack Martins, a Republican from Mineola, for Nassau County executive. King announced his endorsement at a news conference at Massapequa … more
Following a July 11 public hearing on short-term rentals, the Town of Hempstead board voted unanimously to prohibit leasing arrangements lasting less than 28 days. more
Malvernite Sarah O’Connor always dreamed of biking from New York to California, and in April she decided to take on the herculean challenge. more
Anita Faulding hunched her shoulders as the sky turned gray above Washington, D.C. on the afternoon of June 27. The 67-year-old Baldwinite let the rain soak into the back of her bright-pink Planned … more
In 2014, when the bike path that runs along the Wantagh Parkway was extended to Tobay Beach, many hailed its arrival as a safe, scenic trail for anyone who wanted to walk, run, cycle or skateboard. more
An incredible survivor of neglect, and then the city shelter, Jelly not only holds no grudges, she is the most loving, sweetest girl according to her foster mom. more
Richard and Lisa Schary, founders of the Friends of Massapequa Preserve, stood at the entrance of the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury on Friday, eager to find John Cameron, of Rockville Centre, … more
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