New veterans monument unveiled at rebuilt Nassau Coliseum

Nassau County officials, including County Executive Ed Mangano, along with military veterans and representatives from NYCB LIVE’s Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, unveiled and dedicated a new veterans monument at the rebuilt and newly reopened sports and entertainment venue on April 8.

Carey features veterans and youth

After putting up six wins in 2016, a season that ended with an opening round Nassau Class B girls’ lacrosse playoff loss to a Garden City team that went on to win the state championship, Carey hopes a mix of talented underclassmen and athletic seniors will enable the team to be successful in 2017.

Inside the Alden Terrace Actors Studio

Members of the Alden Terrace School’s Actors Studio club presented their inaugural play “Bully Busters” to their schoolmates on March 24. Alden Terrace is in Valley Stream, but is part of the Elmont School District.

Math merges with art at Gotham Avenue

Sixth-graders in Dimitri Bernadel’s class at Gotham Avenue School in Elmont took their math skills to the art room during a lesson that reinforced their knowledge of the geometry nets that make up three-dimensional figures.

Herald Newspapers 
seeking 2017 summer interns

Herald Community Newspapers is seeking 2017 summer interns for our 15 community-based publications that stretch across Nassau County’s South Shore, from Valley Stream to Seaford, and Long Beach to …

Senior crisis hotline takes hundreds of calls since November

After the suicide of an elderly veteran in Bellmore roughly four months ago, Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino and the Long Island Crisis Center announced the launch of a senior crisis hotline. It began operating on Dec. 1, and since then, over 200 calls have been logged.

In Franklin Square and Elmont, vote 'yes' on your 2017-18 school budgets

Crafting a school budget that respects both students and taxpayers is a high-wire act these days. With demand growing for new, cutting-edge technologies in the classroom, pressure to increase spending is mounting, seemingly by the year. At the same time, many homeowners say they’ve had enough of high property taxes. They need a break.

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