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A nor'easter that roared up the East Coast Monday into Tuesday slammed Long Island's South Shore overnight, flooding low-lying streets, downing trees and causing scattered power outages. Heavy … more
Atlantic Beach Mayor George Pappas and his children, George III, 13 and Mia, 11, made their way past the barricades and crowds that surrounded the Capitol early on Jan. 20 and staked out a position … more
Long Island’s South Shore will be under a flood and high wind warning on Monday into Tuesday as a nor’easter churns up the Atlantic Coast, according to the National Weather Service. Residents can … more
One day after Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States, women, men and children by the hundreds of thousands descended on Washington, D.C., New York City and more than 60 major points around the globe on Jan. 21 to send a signal to Republican lawmakers: Women’s rights are human rights. more
Catholic schools across the South Shore are busily preparing for the upcoming Catholic Schools Week from Jan. 29 to Feb. 4, which will be celebrated across the country with an array of fun, … more
There are many healthy practices a centenarian might cite to explain how they made it past the age of 100. Rose Girone, 105, of Whitestone, believes she owes much of her longevity to dark chocolate. She was given a bounty of it when she celebrated her birthday on Jan. 14 at her daughter, Reha Bennicasa’s, home in Merrick. more
Colette Morales, a hair stylist at Who Does Your Hair? in Bellmore, was walking down 5th Avenue in Manhattan on Jan. 9 when she saw a homeless man wearing lightweight pants curled up into a ball. This man planned to stay warm at a McDonald’s that night, when the temperature cooled to 15 degrees. more
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., born Jan. 15, 1929, said that the most urgent question in life is, “What are you doing for others?” Students in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District were directly asked that question last week, and their answers ranged from collecting food for the less fortunate to spending time with an individual who needs someone to listen. more
Earlier this month, 35,000 Nassau County seniors opened their property tax bill and were surprised with how much money they owed. Instead of seeing a tax deduction that had been around since 2002, these seniors were forced to pay the full price. more
Democrats may have won a numerical majority of 32 in the State Senate, with the 8th District victory of John Brooks over incumbent Republican Michael Venditto, but they will still not be the ones in power. more
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