As expected, hundreds of students from across Nassau County took part in Wednesday’s planned National School Walkout to remember the 17 victims of the mass shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School a month ago and to call for stricter gun controls, according to student activists and educators.
Restaurateur Harendra Singh was center stage Thursday at the U.S. District courthouse in Central Islip, as he testified about a yearslong history of doing favors for former County Executive Ed Mangano in exchange for political “juice” to help his struggling businesses.
Part one of an ongoing series. Curtailing Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, has become a flashpoint in national politics since President Trump announced in December and January that …
Freeporter Patrick Day is moving up fast in the ranks of professional boxing. Entering the ring with a three-fight winning streak last Saturday, he successfully defended his WBC Continental Americas …
The Nassau County Police Department has been tackling the opioid epidemic by penetrating the most-affected communities, and East Meadow is second on its list, with the second-highest overdose rates …
Ana Wagner, 37, of Lynbrook, paints a portrait of her childhood that she shares with her three children. She tells them about her life growing up in Brooklyn, that she was the smallest girl in her classes and that she maintained straight “A’s” throughout elementary school. The picture she paints, however, skips over a three-year segment of her story during which she was sexually abused by a friend of her father.
On Valentine’s Day, 19-year-old Nikolas Jacob Cruz entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., and began firing. With an AR-15 semi-automatic assault rifle, he killed 17 students and teachers and seriously wounded 14 others, five of whom suffered potentially life-threatening injuries. Leading the effort to capture Cruz and provide comfort to the victims was the Broward County sheriff, Scott Israel. He lived at one time in Baldwin and attended Baldwin High School in the mid-1970s, according to his Facebook page.
The Louis Feil Charitable Lead Annuity Trust has made a $1.5 million donation to South Nassau Communities Hospital to help relocate the hospital’s cancer program services and departments to a …
In times of crisis, it’s easy to overreact. President Trump overreacted when he called over the weekend for funding to train and arm teachers . . .
In late winter and early spring, Nassau County roads become minefields of sorts . . .
Ira Levin imagined it in 1976. The novelist wrote “The Boys from Brazil,” fictionalizing the story of Nazi war criminal Dr. Josef Mengele. In Levin’s book, which became a blockbuster movie . . .
Trade deficits and their long-term effects on the nation’s well-being aren’t something Americans tend to think much about. We buy cars, clothes, TVs and appliances without . . .
Martin Luther King Center board members were joined by Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas, State Sen. Todd Kaminsky and representatives from Altice USA — one of the largest broadband …