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Elmont fire commissioner Joseph Balletta has been a resident of Elmont for nearly 40 years and a member of the Elmont Fire Department for 28 years. Those deep ties to the community are one of the … more
A new candidate has joined the fray for the Franklin Square fire commissioner election on December 8. Christopher Gioia, a 30-year member of the Franklin Square and Munson Fire Department has served … more
For most people, Thanksgiving is a time for families to reconnect and bond over heaping plates of turkey and sides. For over a quarter-million Long Islanders, however, Thanksgiving is just another … more
Members of Girl Scout Troop 1257 in Franklin Square joined other local troops to clean up sections of Hempstead Turnpike last Saturday. Christie McKenna, the troop’s leader, and Lisa Mazerese … more
If you were around in the 1970s, and into cool music (who wasn’t?), then you may remember the popular “Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano,” a … more
It had been an hour since the sun rose in Elmont, but the normally vacant parking lot of the St. Vincent De Paul Elementary School in Elmont was quickly filling up. The halls of the school have not … more
Members of the Elmont and Franklin Square community were shocked and saddened by the tragic events that unfolded in Paris over the weekend. “Our thoughts and prayers are with our friends in … more
Zwanger-Pesiri Radiology, the largest private radiology practice on Long Island, opened its newest location in Levittown, - just a few miles away from East Meadow, - on Oct. 31. The new office is … more
With the swing of a sledgehammer into one of the walls of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, the renovation of the 43-year-old arena officially began on Nov. 5. Nassau County Executive Ed … more
The drug addicts’ brain scans that Dr. Stephen Dewey takes appear in psychedelic shades of red, yellow, green and blue, each indicating a level of brain activity — or inactivity. Red means excited. Blue is dormant. Dewey is the laboratory director for behavioral and molecular neuro-imaging at the North Shore-LIJ Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. In that capacity, he’s put hundreds of addicts’ brains to the test — the positron emission tomography test, that is — seeking to understand precisely what happens to the mind when a pot smoker lights up or a heroin junkie shoots up. And, he has found, it isn’t pretty. more
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