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Behind many after-school programs, district policies and state laws that tackle issues facing students in the East Meadow School District are the members of its PTA Council. President Veronica … more
Mike Verdi would always tell his students, “Dare to be great.” Verdi believed that greatness isn’t being the fastest runner, but what you bring to the race. “He always spoke to [his … more
For Mahdi Islam, a fourth-grader at Bowling Green Elementary School, the start of the school year meant a chance to run on the playground with his friends instead of watching them from a wheelchair. … more
Ahead of the start of school this fall, the East Meadow School District put out the following public announcement regarding free or reduced lunch options for those who require emergency food … more
When Sacred Heart Academy in Hempstead opened as the Mary Louis Academy Annex in 1949, the school had 58 students. Seventy years later, the all-girls school has a student body of more than 850. While … more
Nearly three years have passed, but the Nassau County Back Bays Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study to examine, in part, if storm gates can be installed at the Jones and East Rockaway inlets, will require more time, according to Scott Sanderson, section chief of coastal planning for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District. more
Town of Hempstead Receiver of Taxes Don Clavin called on County Comptroller Jack Schnirman to resign on Tuesday amid an investigation into a “payout scandal” in Long Beach that Clavin … more
Newly elected Town of Hempstead Supervisor, Don Clavin, announced his transition team at the Hofstra University Club on Monday. The team, which is comprised of more than 50 people, is headed by … more
Part four in a series. More than 50 years ago, racial tensions in the Malverne School District peaked. Prejudice divided the local community as hostilities mounted. Today, however, the district is … more
Editor’s note: Devin Johnson, one of 10 participants in Hofstra University’s Summer High School Journalism Institute, is a rising junior at Elmont Memorial High School. The following … more
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