‘Pickleball Pros’ fundraise for the homeless

Long Island Pickleball Pros hosted their third annual pickleball tournament to fundraise for homeless woman and children living at Bethany House on March 5.

Library salutes Women’s History Month

The Baldwin Public Library set up a photo and literature display on the first floor to honor Women’s History Month and a new array of books for the Great Reading Challenge.

Grand Avenue businesses erupt in flames

South shore firefighters helped extinguish several fires in Baldwin’s business row on March 2 — leaving at least 16 people homeless.

Pitch Perfect performs at Baldwin library

The Pitch Pefect Project, an eight-person jazz ensemble, performed for more than 50 library patrons on Feb. 27 to celebrate Black History Month.

Young students write Valentine’s letters for Veterans

Hempstead Town Councilman Chris Carini and Town Clerk Kate Murray collected hundreds of Valentine’s Day letters from students at three Baldwin elementary schools this month.


Those horrific videos, and what they show

“I couldn’t bear the thought of people being horrified by the sight of my son,” Mamie Bradley, the mother of 14-year-old Emmett Till, a Black kid from Chicago who was tortured and murdered in 1955, told the press at the time.


Getting what you pay for in the classroom

When we think of the most influential people in our lives growing up, we’re likely to point out our parents, some members of our extended family, maybe even a religious leader or two. But no list is complete without teachers.


A useful way to enshrine a name we’d sooner forget

“Make lemonade out of lemons” is a saying ingrained from an early age in students across the country . . .


Who and what would Trump run against in 2024?

The likelihood that former President Donald Trump will run again in 2024 seems to increase by the day. Unless the Mar-a-Lago raid turns up something that leads to a criminal indictment . . .