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Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Local towns and villages will be commemorating the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorists attacks with memorial ceremonies and rememberances. They include: East Rockaway: Sept. 11, 7 p.m. on the grounds of Memorial Park, adjacent to … more
Motorists are advised that nighttime closures of the southbound Meadowbrook State Parkway (MSP) between Northern State Parkway (NSP) in Westbury and Glenn Curtiss Boulevard in East Meadow in Nassau … more
The body of an unidentified man was found floating in Reynolds Channel near the Atlantic Beach Bridge at 11:26 a.m. on Sept. 3, according to police. more
First day smiles [Photo gallery]
Students in the Hewlett-Woodmere School District returned to classes on Tuesday. more
During their freshman year at SUNY Potsdam Dave Deininger, 26, of Sumter, SC met Tyler Bershad, 20, of Hewlett, met in University Physics I. By the following fall in 2013, the two were already working on school assignments and side projects, along with reestablishing SUNY Potsdam’s Physics and Engineering Club, when they decided to try a bigger project together. more
The Gift of Life foundation was created 20 years ago after Jay Feinberg of West Orange, N.J., having recovered from his own battle with leukemia, created this non-profit organization for matching bone marrow donors with recipients. more
After almost 40 years of service to the Five Towns Community Center, Executive Director Bertha Pruitt will leave her position on Sept. 30. The search for her replacement is under way. more
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
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
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
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