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Dozens of youngsters stampeded through the playground gates at Seamans Neck Park on April 15 when the Seaford Chamber of Commerce Easter Egg Hunt began. The business and community organization welcomed scores of local families to the annual event, held one day before the holiday. more
The Tackapausha Museum and Preserve is home to many four-legged creatures. But local folks recently had the chance to meet some friendly, furry visitors: greyhounds.  Grateful Greyhounds, a … more
New York state’s new $163 billion budget passed last week, including an allocation of $2.5 billion for the Clean Water Infrastructure Act, which aims to improve water distribution systems’ safety and quality. more
During April, the hallways of MacArthur High School are adorned with light blue lanterns dangling from the ceiling, banners with words of encouragement and puzzle piece-shaped cutouts. Although the … more
“It’s like they just stopped painting last week,” one concertgoer said, as he walked down Section 104’s shiny grey-and-yellow stairs that seemed to sparkle in the dim pre-concert haze. After a $165 million renovation, the Uniondale venue, now called NYCB Live’s Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, was complete, and fans filed in on April 5 to see Long Island’s favorite rock legend reopen the place. “It’s still wet,” the man joked. more
Local folks perused the St. William the Abbot School auditorium for Easter gifts and more at the annual spring craft fair on April 8. more
Have you ever wondered how the Great Pyramid of Giza was constructed? Or how Long Island shipwrecks have affected marine life? Seaford residents can learn this and more at the library during the … more
The Herald Community Newspapers came up big in the New York Press Association’s 2016 Better Newspaper Contest, taking 15 honors in the statewide competition, for which 184 newspapers submitted nearly 3,000 entries. The awards were presented at NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., last weekend. more
More than 600 students were expected to line the driveway of St. William the Abbot School in Seaford on Wednesday morning, passing boxes packed with 6,500 envelopes, to Seaford Postmaster Richard … more
A treasure trove of original survey maps of the Long Island Motor Parkway — the country’s first road built exclusively for automobiles, in 1908 — have been in the basement of a Malverne business, the Learning Circle, for decades. “I saw them about 20 years ago and I didn’t pay much attention to them,” said Roy Knoernschild, an on-call custodian for the building. more
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