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Black Baldwin residents reflect on BLM progress

Black Baldwin resident, Ashley Johnson, said she has experienced too many encounters of first-hand racism to count. Although Johnson said it is too painful for her to mention the exact experiences in …

Baldwin parents weigh in on masking children in school

As the coronavirus pandemic has stretch into a second year, children have been required to follow social-distancing protocols and wear masks while at school — until last Friday, when the state …

Baldwin sitting on playoff fence

A couple of well-played losses has Baldwin on the bubble to qualify for the Nassau Class A girls’ lacrosse playoffs. The Lady Bruins will look to recover from three-goal defeats to Plainview …

Baldwin holds 14th annual 5K AIDS Cancer Run Walk

Long Islander Richard Brodsky has been HIV positive since 1997, a brain cancer survivor since 2002, and “marathon runner for life.” Hosted by the city of Baldwin, the Richard M. Brodsky …

Memorial Day under an overcast Baldwin sky

Baldwinites gathered on the chilly, cloudy morning of Monday, May 31 at 11 a.m. to remember and honor the fallen at a ceremony at Veteran’s Memorial Plaza in Silver Lake Park hosted by the …

Editorial

Hurricane season starts June 1 — be prepared

The official start of the Atlantic Ocean hurricane season is June 1 — next Tuesday. From now through November, we must be prepared for a storm to come out of nowhere and wreak havoc across Long Island, as Tropical Storm Isaias did last summer.

Jerry Kremer

Mixed emotions on my birthday

Thursday is my birthday, and I must confess that I’m approaching it with mixed feelings. I’m not afraid of getting older, because there are only two choices.

Randi Kreiss

What is Memorial Day about, if not memories?

Memorial Day events will take on new urgency this year as a kind of collective anti-insurrection rally.

Jerry Kremer

Saying farewell to a president who put Hofstra on the map

I take note of the impending retirement of Dr. Stuart Rabinowitz, the president of Hofstra University. Having been a trustee of the university for almost 30 years, I have come to understand . . .