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“You see, growing up in a West Indian household, they taught me everything but to be independent,” 23-year-old Sarahlee Rolle said. “I didn’t know who I was or what I really wanted out of life. I was told who I was supposed to be.” For Rolle, and many young mothers like her, supporting a child while also finding independence can be nearly impossible. With no education, no source of income and four months pregnant, Rolle found herself at the front door of Mommas House in Wantagh, a mother-child haven and, in Rolle’s case, a blessing in disguise. more
Hundreds of people gathered on Plainfield Avenue and marched to the main entrance of Belmont Park on Saturday, protesting Nassau Off Track Betting’s decision to house video lottery terminals in the … more
With budget cuts and a possible reduction of county services becoming closer to reality for Nassau County residents, there was a palpable feeling of nervousness at the Jan. 5 East End Civic … more
Governor Andrew Cuomo spoke at the Long Island Association’s annual breakfast on Tuesday, Jan. 5, and revealed what he plans to accomplish … more
Nassau County Off-Track Betting announced last week its intention to house a 100,000-square-foot video lottery terminal facility on the western portion of the grandstand at the 430-acre Belmont … more
The New York Cosmos will be transforming an underused basketball court on the grounds of Clara H. Carlson Elementary School in Elmont into a soccer pitch. With charity partner Street Soccer USA and … more
An unidentified employee of the Roosevelt Field Mall was shot in the back of the shoulder during a robbery at the Tourneau store just before one p.m. The 67 year-old victim, who was not involved in … more
This Christmas, will a new Smith & Wesson be under your tree? more
Local politicians and community leaders descended on the main entrance to Belmont Park, on Hempstead Turnpike in Elmont, on Dec. 10 to voice their concerns about the possible installation of video … more
Local unions and some community activists are calling for the resignation of State Sen. Kemp Hannon (R-Garden City) amid reports that Hannon, who heads the Senate Health Committee, has been profiting … more
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