A few days after Buddy Abrams’s first birthday in 2013, doctors discovered a tumor in his brain stem. “It’s essentially the worst tumor you can have in the worst way you can have it,” said his mother, Wendy.
At first, Mary Jo Von Tillow wasn’t sure what to think of South Hempstead resident Tommy Maher. In November 2017, Maher traveled to Las Vegas to do good deeds in honor of Von Tillow’s late …
The village will be installing artificial turf at Stephen E. Tighe Memorial Park this year, Mayor Francis X. Murray announced at the village board’s Feb. 4 meeting, after years of trying to improve the playing surface.
The time between escaping the violence of Colombia and coming to Queens at age 9 to becoming a state assemblywoman was no smooth ride for Catalina Cruz, who last November became the first “Dreamer” in New York elected to public office.
The Louis Feil Charitable Lead Annuity Trust made a $1.75 million donation to South Nassau Communities Hospital to help relocate the hospital’s cancer program to a centralized comprehensive cancer center that will be based on the hospital’s main campus in Oceanside.
Nassau County residents urged legislators to ban marijuana sales if it is legalized on the state level at a public hearing on Feb. 6.
Each year, at least 1.7 million adults in the U.S. develop sepsis, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Sepsis is the body’s extreme response to an infection, and kills nearly 270,000 Americans annually.
South Side High School’s graduation rate was the third highest on Long Island, according to data recently released by the state Education Department.
St. Agnes Cathedral School held its annual Dinner Dance last Saturday at the Carltun in Eisenhower Park, where community members were honored for their support and service to Catholic education.
Members of the Sandel Senior Center joined local officials and community members on Feb. 8 as an old legend took the stage to sing some crowd favorites.
Marilyn Nunes Devlin, Rockville Centre’s village historian who helps run the Phillips House Museum on Hempstead Avenue, recognized Black History Month in her latest column.