It’s hard enough to get children to eat vegetables, let alone take an interest in the growing and nutritional benefits of fresh farm produce.
Since it unofficially opened in November 2013, New York American Water’s filtration plant in Lynbrook, known as Plant #15, has amassed some impressive statistics. According to Richard Kern, a production manager for the facility, the site filters 4 million gallons of water a day, drawn from two wells in its facility that are 500 to 600 feet deep. The water is treated to ensure its drinkability and cleanliness: chlorine is added to kill bacteria, sodium hydroxide is added to regulate acidity, and sodium silicates are added to sequester iron.
On Sunday, September 28, Malverne high school played host to its third annual “Pursuit of Pride” band competition, featuring the talents of bands …
Last year was the last straw for Jeanne D’Esposito of Malverne. The brown water in her house was beyond bearable, so she called New York American Water to complain. Soon afterward, three employees of the utility were sent to her house, saw the brown water stains, tested the water and followed up with her a week later. “They told me my street’s water main needed to be replaced, and that it was scheduled for replacement in 2014,” she said.
It’s almost Columbus Day but you would never know it in certain parts of the country. In many cities, and even whole states, Columbus Day has been …
Before the last beam of the South Tower of the World Trade Center was removed from ground zero in 2002, a construction worker a taped a small card to it — a card from the memorial service for Diane Damato Urban, a Malvernite who had died while trying to save someone else during the Sept. 11 attacks.