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I had been pedaling for an hour and a half when I stopped cold. The view, quite simply, stunned me. It was 8:30 a.m. on Aug. 22, and I was three-quarters of the way through a bike ride up and down the asphalt path that runs along the Wantagh and Ocean parkways, from Nassau County’s Cedar Creek Park, in Seaford, to the Town of Oyster Bay’s Tobay Beach Park, in Massapequa. The entire ride, from Cedar Creek to Tobay Beach and back, was 17.6 miles. more
Swimming is prohibited in the Atlantic Ocean today, Aug. 28, at Jones Beach State Park and several other South Shore beaches because of rip currents caused by Hurricane Cristobal. more
Lawrence School District will restore transportation service to 35 students who live in Inwood and take part in the federally funded freed and reduced breakfast and lunch program by applying a portion of the $831,000 in grant money the district receives based on its poverty rate, which is 73 percent district wide.Getting the kids back on the bu more
He is scanning the Atlantic, as he has for three months almost every summer since John F. Kennedy was president. Lee Hahn may be in between bites of a chicken sandwich. He may be loudly channeling Elvis. If the ocean is calm, he may have drifted into the observant-daydreaming state lifeguards master. If there are waves, he may be having a hard time sitting still, envying the off-hour guards on surfboards out past the break, catching rides while he can only watch. more
Nassau County Legislator Carrié Solages (D-Elmont) partnered with Five Towns Community Chest to sponsor the inaugural Inwood Day/Back to School Day celebration and barbecue at Inwood Park on Aug. 23. more
Beginning in the 1920s with a heyday of the ’40s, ’50s and ’60s, the Catskill Mountains were home to many resorts, country clubs and camps that catered to a mainly Jewish population. So much so that the area in Sullivan County was called the Jewish Alps. The many performers who entertained there were called “Borscht Belt” comedians; named for the popular food dish. more
It was during renovations of the building at 112 Franklin Place in Woodmere when Barry Wilansky, the executive director of the Tempo Group, a drug treatment facility, discovered Tom—on a sign, that is. more
More than 30 years after James Oliveri returned from Vietnam War, he decided to write a memoir, detailing his experiences as a member of the U.S. Army advisory team. more
The Hebrew Academy of Long Beach (HALB) filed its tentative plan for the Number Six School with the Town of Hempstead’s Zoning Board of Appeals. more
Despite the possibility of receiving an increase in state aid in 2013-14, the Hewlett-Woodmere and Lawrence school districts still face financial challenges created by the state tax levy cap. more
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