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Students in District 13 began using a cutting-edge, math computer program at the end of November, which uses puzzles in lieu of word problems to help students visualize math problems. “They … more
In a nearly 20-minute address on Dec. 6 from the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and directed the United States State Department to begin the process of moving the embassy to an undeclared site in Jerusalem. more
Part two in the series “Educating the 21st Century Child.” Only a decade or so ago, classroom desks were lined up in neat rows. Students faced the blackboard or whiteboard. Their ability to … more
Thunderous applause echoed through Oceanside School No. 8’s auditorium on Nov. 5 during a community tribute for musician and composer Herbert Rothgarber, of Freeport. The Long Island Composers … more
The Valley Stream Boy Scouts Troop 109 gained two new Eagle Scouts last Saturday, as Daniel Bosko and Matthew Smart advanced to the highest rank in the organization. more
A new petition drafted by Richard Tinyes is circulating on social media, because Robert Golub — the man convicted of murdering and mutilating Tinyes’s 13-year-old daughter, Kelly Ann, a little more than 28 years ago — is due to appear before the parole board in November. more
Jews throughout Valley Stream celebrated the Jewish festival of Sukkot last week — translated as the Feast of Tabernacles ­— celebrating the fall harvest and commemorating the 40 years Jews spent wandering the desert after their Exodus from Egypt. more
New York officials say they hope to generate half of the state’s power from renewable sources by 2030. To meet this goal, officials are looking to the recently constructed Block Island offshore wind farm as a model for how renewable energy can power whole communities. more
Bailley Fernandez, 15, said she did not know what to expect when she walked into the Little Sugar Shop on Rockaway Avenue on Sept. 20. more
Sometime in 1989, after winning the Thorp Award — an accolade bestowed upon Long Island’s finest football players — Stephen Boyd strolled into the Wheeler Deli for a roast beef sandwich and a large iced tea. more
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