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With communities devastated by Hurricane Sandy in 2012 still awaiting state and federal funds to help buttress against the effects another storm of its size, some groups on Long Island continue to fight their battle against what they see as the root: climate change. more
Gila Schein and Rachel Sacks, seniors at the Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway (HAFTR) High School, were semifinalists in the elite Siemens Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Competition for 2016. more
Jill and Robert Hoberman began decorating their Hewlett Harbor home more than 20 years ago when their children were young. more
Back-to-school is a fundamental component of the academic year: it’s a time of first impressions, new goals, and turning over a new leaf, and also a critical time for the Jewish community. more
Ogden Elementary School welcomed men and women from Nassau County auxiliary police, local fire departments, crossing guards, emergency medical technicians and paramedics to Make-a-Difference Day on Oct. 21. more
Twenty-two days before Election Day, Nov. 8, a half dozen candidates from three political races spoke on several issues at the forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Southwest Nassau that took place at the Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library in Hewlett on Oct. 19. more
In the bleak aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Gov. Andrew Cuomo appointed 22 local committees to plan “resiliency” projects that are intended to hold back big storms if, and when, they strike in the future. more
Hurricane Sandy was the South Shore’s worst nightmare realized. It was a monster storm that flooded portions of communities — specifically Meadowmere Park, back Lawrence, Hewlett Harbor and Cedarhurst — and left tens of thousands of lives in tatters. It was traumatic. People felt a visceral sense of fear for weeks, if not months. Could another big storm strike? more
Less than two years after Inwood volunteer firefighter Joseph Sanford Jr. died of injuries he sustained while trying to extinguish a house fire in Woodmere, the Town of Hempstead dedicated Davis Avenue in Inwood, where he lived, in his memory, as Joseph Sanford Jr. Avenue. more
Incumbent Congressman Gregory Meeks (D-St.Albans) is running for his 10th two-year term against challengers Michael O’Reilly, a Republican, and Green Party candidate Frank Francois. more
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