Town board approves legislation banning hookah bars outside industrial areas

The Hempstead Town Board unanimously passed legislation last week banning new hookah lounges from being built near homes, schools and local community centers. The legislation, proposed by Councilman …

School News

Manor students make cultural connections

Seaford Manor Elementary School students traveled the world from the comfort of their classrooms during International Week on Jan. 8-12. Among the countries that students “visited” …

Serial knifepoint robber pleads guilty to Nassau spree

A homeless man has pleaded guilty to a string of knifepoint robberies committed throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties between February and April 2017.

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Seaford eighth-graders explore the world of robotics

 Young engineers at Seaford Middle School will get a head start on possible careers in the growing robotics field. This year, a new half-year robotics course was launched for all eighth-grade …

Re-evaluating religion

“People aren’t looking any less for comfort and religious experiences,” said Rabbi Daniel Bar-Nahum, of Temple Emanu-El of East Meadow. “But the way they approach it is …

School News

Vikings paint the town green

Seaford High School’s Conference IV Long Island champion football team was the toast of the town during a parade and ceremony honoring players and coaches on Dec. 17. The Vikings captured their …

Editorial

Baby, it’s cold outside! Think winter safety

This past week, Long Island saw historically low temperatures that dipped below zero when the wind chill was factored in, icy, treacherous driving conditions and, to top it all off, a “bomb …

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