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In an effort to promote a healthy lifestyle and community, residents from the North Shore Central School District are forming the North Shore Coalition Against Substance Abuse (CASA). North Shore … more
Strettle F. Whitting Jr., a former resident of Glen Head and Montauk, died on March 30 in Jensen Beach, F.L. He was 78. Affectionately known as Stret, Whitting owned and operated Whitting Funeral … more
New York state’s new $163 billion budget passed last week, including an allocation of $2.5 billion for the Clean Water Infrastructure Act, which aims to improve water distribution systems’ safety and quality. more
“It’s like they just stopped painting last week,” one concertgoer said, as he walked down Section 104’s shiny grey-and-yellow stairs that seemed to sparkle in the dim pre-concert haze. After a $165 million renovation, the Uniondale venue, now called NYCB Live’s Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, was complete, and fans filed in on April 5 to see Long Island’s favorite rock legend reopen the place. “It’s still wet,” the man joked. more
A treasure trove of original survey maps of the Long Island Motor Parkway — the country’s first road built exclusively for automobiles, in 1908 — have been in the basement of a Malverne business, the Learning Circle, for decades. “I saw them about 20 years ago and I didn’t pay much attention to them,” said Roy Knoernschild, an on-call custodian for the building. more
“Now that I’ve lost everything to you” — the first line of Cat Stevens’s “Wild World” — were the only lyrics Troy Ramey, 32, had to sing during his audition for NBC’s “The … more
World-class squash player Amanda Sobhy was “cruising” through the semifinals of the Ciudad de Floridablanca in Colombia on March 10. The tournament took place at a glass squash court on top of a … more
Despite a one-year postponement of New York American Water’s $5 million Glen Head Water Tower Project, residents remain worried about several issues related to their water service. George … more
Outside, it might have been drizzly and cold, but inside spirits were running high among officials on Friday as they cut the ribbon on the new NYCB Live Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, revamped at a cost of $165 million in private funding by Forest City Ratner Companies. Billy Joel will open the remodeled Coliseum on April 5. more
Sitting in a wheelchair, Michele Finnan held a bright red bowling ball on her lap and rolled it slowly back and forth. A foot away from the foul line at the East Meadow Bowling Alley, she … more
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