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PFY prepares for a month of pride

As Pride Month begins, PFY, formerly known as Pride for Youth, is set to kick off the month with a virtual event while continuing to serve the LGBTQ+ community.

Sun shines on Memorial Day ceremony

After a rain-filled weekend that threatened to intrude on the Memorial Day ceremony in Merrick on Monday, the sun broke through the clouds and shone down upon the veterans and residents who gathered. …

Calhoun aiming for conference title

After reaching the championship game of last year’s Nassau County baseball summer league, Calhoun carried over its momentum into the 2021 season and is running on all cylinders.

Covid-19 shots now offered at home

Seniors and homebound residents can have Covid-19 vaccines administered to them in their homes after Town of Hempstead officials introduced the vaccine service in Bellmore last Friday. Town …

UPDATED: Religious leaders, residents gather in Merrick to voice support for Israel

As the beginning of a hopeful end to days fighting and unrest began in the early hours in Israel, religious leaders and residents across several sects gathered at Congregation Ohav Sholom in Merrick …

Schumer in Merrick: LIRR riders need their tax-break cash

Many Long Island Railroad commuters save money with a monthly pre-tax deduction, the money from which sits in transit accounts owned by commuters and can only be used to pay for transit costs. Some …

County bill takes aim at utility road repair

Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads stood at the corner of Merrick Avenue and Smith Street in Merrick on Monday, surrounded by traffic rolling over the two roads, which have been marred by …


Fix SALT first, then infrastructure

The Biden administration has rightly proposed a massive $1.7 trillion infrastructure bill, dubbed the American Jobs Plan, to repair and restore . . .


Nassau County hits a welcome milestone

Last April and May, Gov. Andrew Cuomo described the coronavirus as a “fire spreading” across Long Island . . .


Hempstead is gearing up for an eventful summer

A year ago, communities were slowly reopening as the state began to lift restrictions imposed during the height of the devastating Covid-19 surge. From the start of the crisis, the Town of Hempstead remained keenly focused on . . .


Remembering the massacre in Tulsa

One hundred years ago, Memorial Day was the start of perhaps the worst anti-Black racist violence in the history of the United States, in the Greenwood district of Tulsa, Okla.

Randi Kreiss

It isn’t your grandma’s senior prom night

Prom 2021 is an act of faith. It is kids needing to shake off more than a year of lockdowns, shutdowns, sickness and isolation. It is a down payment on good times ahead after an avalanche of disappointments.