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Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Nassau County Legislator Laura Curran, a Democrat from Baldwin who represents part of Merrick, and Bob Young, an environmental activist from Merrick, are among the local organizers preparing for the People’s Climate March on Sunday, Sept. 21, starting at 11:30 a.m. at Columbus Circle in Manhattan. more
Local towns and villages will be commemorating the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorists attacks with memorial ceremonies and rememberances. They include: East Rockaway: Sept. 11, 7 p.m. on the grounds of Memorial Park, adjacent to … more
Kelly Bender knows about food allergies. She is allergic to peanuts, tree nuts and shellfish. Although it is an issue familiar to her, Bender, of Wantagh, said that many people don’t know how much of a problem it is. more
Motorists are advised that nighttime closures of the southbound Meadowbrook State Parkway (MSP) between Northern State Parkway (NSP) in Westbury and Glenn Curtiss Boulevard in East Meadow in Nassau … more
The engineering firm that conducted a study of the area’s water system, analyzing the pros and cons of a municipal authority buying it from current operator New York American Water Company, Inc., went by one yardstick: ... more
]At only 14, Andrew Capobianco has quite the resume in his young diving career. The former Wantagh student recently earned three gold medals at the 2014 National Junior Olympic Summer Championships last month, and is now off to compete at the FINA World Junior Diving Championship in Russia. more
For many children across Long Island, school supplies are a luxury they do not take for granted. And for John Theissen, supplying these children with the right necessities to start school comfortably is a priority for his organization, the Wantagh-based John Theissen Children’s Foundation. more
I had been pedaling for an hour and a half when I stopped cold. The view, quite simply, stunned me. It was 8:30 a.m. on Aug. 22, and I was three-quarters of the way through a bike ride up and down the asphalt path that runs along the Wantagh and Ocean parkways, from Nassau County’s Cedar Creek Park, in Seaford, to the Town of Oyster Bay’s Tobay Beach Park, in Massapequa. The entire ride, from Cedar Creek to Tobay Beach and back, was 17.6 miles. more
Marie Pisicchio is a numbers kind of a person. She spent 10 years in the classroom as a math teacher, and the past seven supervising the math department in the Wantagh School District. more
He is scanning the Atlantic, as he has for three months almost every summer since John F. Kennedy was president. Lee Hahn may be in between bites of a chicken sandwich. He may be loudly channeling Elvis. If the ocean is calm, he may have drifted into the observant-daydreaming state lifeguards master. If there are waves, he may be having a hard time sitting still, envying the off-hour guards on surfboards out past the break, catching rides while he can only watch. more
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