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Friday, July 25, 2014
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Nearly a year after Hurricane Sandy devastated portions of Oceanside, Island Park, Harbor Isle and Barnum Island, a committee of residents from those communities hosted a public forum on at St. … more
The motto of Francis X. Hegarty Elementary School in Island Park is “Together we are better.” In East Meadow, Barnum Woods Elementary School’s motto is “We use our head, heart and hands in all we do.” Last Friday, the two schools backed up those words at a ceremony in the central courtyard of Barnum Woods, where school officials donated $18,500 to the Hegarty School, which was devastated by Hurricane Sandy. more
After several months of fundraising, Barnum Woods Elementary School officials plan to donate $18,500 to the Francis X. Hegarty Elementary School in Island Park, which was devastated by last October’s Hurricane Sandy. The majority of the funds were raised by Barnum Woods students, who amassed more than $13,000 by selling chocolate bars last spring. more
Nassau County and New York State will again host a pre-registration assistance program this Saturday at three Nassau County Disaster Recovery Centers in Long Beach, Island Park and Seaford for Hurricane Sandy victims. more
Hurricane Sandy led to one of Long Island’s worst environmental disasters ever, if not the worst. Sandy’s massive storm surge flooded hundreds of South Shore homes. Fuel oil tanks broke loose and floated away, spilling oil as they went. Cars were flooded as well, which sent a witches’ brew of chemicals spilling out. Sewage leaked from the Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant. more
Like no other storm since the “Long Island Express” of 1938, Hurricane Sandy ripped apart Long Island’s South Shore, lifting docks off their moorings and depositing them miles away, tearing hot tubs from backyard decks and dumping them in the canals that line the coast, and sending boats big and small hurtling out to sea. more
For the past seven years, Long Beach High School has held its senior prom at Chateau Briand in Carle Place. However, due to the hardships caused by Hurricane Sandy, this year’s event was nearly … more
With so many people doing so much good in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, there was no way the Herald could single out just one Person of the Year. So we didn’t. more
The grand opening of M’s, one of Island Park’s newest eateries, was rather short-lived. Owner John Manzo opened the restaurant’s doors on Oct. 28, only to close them the following day, as … more
Pianist Jeffrey Biegel and Island Harvest have teamed up to raise money to benefit Hurricane Sandy victims. Enjoy an afternoon of Bach, Chopin, Moszkowski, Paderewski, and holiday selections at the … more
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