The agenda portion of the regular Village of Valley Stream meeting on Monday was over in minutes, with agenda items detailing unglamorous village business read aloud and voted on with assembly-like …
In the 1970s, East Meadow’s Prospect Park was the place to find Nassau County’s best basketball players at night, including high school and college players and the occasional professional …
A former musical director at St. Agnes Cathedral in Rockville Centre has been sentenced to six years in federal prison for receiving child pornography and sending sexually explicit photos of boys to an undercover police officer using the screen name “pervdad516.”
Mayor Tim Tenke proposed a $64.7 million budget last week without a tax increase for Glen Cove homeowners. The 2022 spending plan was presented at the Oct. 12 City Council meeting, and will be voted on by the council on Oct. 26.
During Sunday mass this week, the parishioners of Oceanside’s First United Methodist Church mourned the sudden death of their beloved Pastor Pearlena Lobban. Though Lobban was only in her post for four years, it was clear from the emotional service how much she meant to the church community. Lobban died of congestive heart failure last Thursday at 68, stunning her flocks in both Oceanside and Island Park, as she held the same position at the Island Park United Methodist Church.
With fall in full swing, people are bracing for the frigid temperatures, snow and ice that come with winter, all of which wreak havoc on asphalt roads, causing cracks and potholes. After years of …
'He likes to touch and change lives'
At 8 years old, Joe Petraro has accomplished more than many people do in a lifetime. He is a twice-published author, has helped the Lynbrook and East Rockaway communities in many ways, and also funded a well in Nigeria to bring clean water to villagers.
When 8-year-old Cayla Goldstein came home and told her mother, Janet, that her teacher switched topics in the middle of a conversation, Janet knew exactly what that meant. “I was asking …
Lynbrook is getting set for some “spook-tacular” fun with its inaugural community wide decorating contest and annual Halloween Havoc event.
Parkway Elementary School’s new principal, Amelia Garcia, may be unfamiliar to students, but she has been working for the East Meadow School District for nine years. Beginning as an assistant …
The Lawrence-based chapter of a national Jewish women’s organization is celebrating its 85th anniversary of fighting for social justice and aiming to improve the quality of life for all by protecting individual rights and freedoms.
County Legislator Howard Kopel (R-Lawrence) is running for his seventh two-year term. Democratic challenger Lisa Daniels ran against Kopel in 2013.
There is perhaps no disease that strikes greater fear in the hearts of women than breast cancer. It is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths, behind lung cancer, and . . .
It’s the job nobody wants, but when you get a diagnosis of breast cancer, the job is yours.
Race and racism are in the news and on our minds. In response, many thoughtful commentaries have referred to W.E.B. Du Bois and James Baldwin, both of whom, in their day, wrote about the “Negro problem.”
I follow the developments in the political world to keep myself up to date on the issues. Sadly, the more I read, the more I’m convinced that the American political system has been poisoned . . .
A friend was lamenting the anti-vaccine movement and those who advocate their freedom from mandates, government or otherwise, to become vaccinated against Covid-19.