The plane noise plaguing parts of Queens and Nassau counties was the focus of discussion last week at a citizen advocacy meeting to explain NextGen, a satellite GPS technology that the Federal Aviation Administration says has resulted in $1.6 billion in benefits to airlines and travelers by allowing planes to fly more frequently and closer together, take more direct routes and save time and fuel.
After more than a year of negotiations, a lease was signed Oct. 11 between the owner of the former Tri-Color Labs building in Malverne and an entrepreneur who wants to turn it into a full-service fitness center.
Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, along with his wife, Linda, and Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto, were arrested early Thursday on a 13-county indictment, according to published reports.
Residents will soon get two chances to comment on an 8.3 percent rate hike proposed by New York American Water, a private water company that supplies communities across the South Shore. The New York State Department of Public Service, which oversees the Public Service Commission, has scheduled public hearings in Malverne and Wantagh on Oct. 26.
Three men, including two Malverne residents, were arrested Wednesday for possession and intent to sell narcotics, Nassau Police told the Herald on Friday.
All New York state schools must now have their drinking water supply tested for lead contamination, according to legislation signed last month by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. New York is the first state in the country to institute a lead testing mandate for schools.
Nassau County and the Town of Hempstead are in a state of moderate fiscal stress, the state’s second-highest fiscal stress rating, according to a report by New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.
Chris Simmons was sworn as sergeant of the Malverne Police Reserves by Mayor Patti Ann McDonald during Malverne’s Board of Trustees meeting on October 5. Simmons, who has been with the Police Reserves for seven years, is one of its 21 active members.
Malverne resident and volunteer Brian Lewis Jr. was honored last week by the Woodmen Life Chapter 467 for his community service and leadership in Malverne for more than 20 years. The Woodmen Life organization is a not-for-profit fraternal benefit society that has a 40-year history of charitable, patriotic and civic activities on Long Island.
School District 12 residents will be asked to vote on a $19.7 million bond proposition that would fund new facilities to accommodate its growing arts program and provide new resources for its expanding science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, curriculum. An official presentation will be made to the community at the district’s Sept. 13 board meeting, and a community vote is scheduled for Nov. 16.
Exhibits and more... Africa: Sub-Saharan DiversityDrawn exclusively from the Hofstra University Museum’s collections, this exhibition explores the rich diversity of 25 ethnic cultures across …
As a first-generation Italian-American child, a tomato milling machine was as ordinary to me as a skate key. At the same time, the very sight of it triggered my flight instinct: I knew the minute that machine appeared on my kitchen table that hours upon hours of stewing tomatoes, running them through the mill, pouring the sauce into Mason jars and then boiling them until ready were soon to follow. It was a process that I dreaded.
Film Examining the Vast Ice Wilderness of the Arctic Will Screen in 3D Digital and 2D Set in the frozen wilderness at the top of the world, Wonders of the Arctic tells the story of survival …