Baldwinite turns 106

“There’s no secret,” Ida Genna Scaduto said the day before her 106th birthday, when her family and friends threw her a party at the Baldwin Senior Center and inevitably asked for the recipe for …

Baldwin hosts first Long Island AfroFest

Hundreds of people packed the Baldwin Community Garden on Sept. 7 for the inaugural AfroFest celebration, an afternoon of music, dance, art and food representing the culture of Africa and the African …

Baldwin American Legion celebrates 100 years

The Baldwin American Legion Post #246 celebrated its 100th anniversary at its Centennial Gala on Sept. 13. Dozens of people came to the post, located at …

Christopher Carini replaces Erin King Sweeney on 5th council district ballot

Seaford resident Christopher Carini has announced his campaign for the 5th Councilmanic District in the Town of Hempstead. He replaces Erin King Sweeney on the ballot, who dropped her reelection …

Officials rally in support of local journalism

Local elected officials rallied in Hempstead Town Hall on Sept. 6 in support of local journalists after Verizon announced it would shut down FiOS 1 News, resulting in 150 people losing their jobs. …

Guest Column

‘All we needed was a bat, a ball and a fielder’s mitt’

This is part three of a four-part series. There couldn’t have been more than five or six thousand folks in Baldwin when I was growing up in the early 1930s. On Saturdays, for a dime, my friends …

Guest Column

A look at Baldwin’s past and future

Twenty-first century Baldwin is widely seen as one of the most diverse communities in New York State. In 2006, Money Magazine named Baldwin one of the most desirable places to live, for a community …