After months of public hearings and constant questions from Elmont and Floral Park residents, the Empire State Development Corporation released the final Environmental Impact Statement for the …
On July 12 in Bellmore, dozens of actors and filmmakers were ready for their closeups, as the Long Island International Film Expo kicked off a week of movie screenings and public panel discussions.
Freeporters rallied on July 9 in front of Village Hall ahead of a planning board hearing to voice their concerns about the future of the Art Deco Plaza West building in the center of Freeport, on Sunrise Highway, which a developer is proposing to convert into a car dealership.
A lack of communication coupled with a longer-than-average billing period contributed to the shock that New York American Water customers had when they opened their bills last year, according to an audit that the state Public Service Commission accepted on July 11.
Malverne High School’s former varsity football coaches Colbert Britt, Ron James and Dr. Ken Leistner were known for establishing the program’s focus on developing well-rounded student-athletes. …
For Marlene Roff Glass, it was a happy accident that she was cast to compete on ABC’s “Holey Moley,” an extreme miniature-golf show that pits golf and mini-golf enthusiasts against one another in a series of stunts for a chance to win a golden putter, a plaid jacket and $25,000.
Valley Stream residents can beat the extreme heat this weekend at the village’s three cooling centers. The Community Center and the Fireman’s Field Clubhouse will be open from 9 a.m. to 10 …
As temperatures are expected to rise into the 90s with high humidity the next few days, Nassau County has four cooling centers open, including the one at Grant Park, 1625 Broadway in Hewlett, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through July 21.
A team from Operation SPLASH is helping to keep Bellmore and Merrick’s waterways clean.
State, county and local officials will discuss the state of Long Beach’s drinking water at a public forum at City Hall on July 24, a month after the city’s drinking water tested positive for …
Mark Fay has long had a penchant for painting murals. He even said it runs in his blood. His grandfather, Charles Gulbrandsen, was an apprentice in the early 1900s on the original mural that adorns …
Ed Oppenheimer retired as a village trustee on July 1, having served in the position for 10 years. On Tuesday, Mayor Francis X. Murray swore in former Deputy Mayor Nancy Howard to fill the role of trustee.
Cheers erupted outside Wantagh Elementary School as Juliet Watstein, of Wantagh High School, was crowned Miss Wantagh 2019. Wantagh High’s Grace Mansari was named first runner-up; Erin Cunnane, …
In the movie “Jaws,” Amity Mayor Larry Vaughn said, “You yell ‘Barracuda!’ and everyone says, ‘Huh?’ You yell ‘Shark!’ and we’ve got a panic on our hands.” The same could be said of hurricanes.
We are at a turning point on Long Island. The lasting impacts of the Great Recession and the student debt crisis are exacerbating the trend of young people struggling here and ultimately fleeing the area.
Come September, if the school bell rings for your teenager at 7-something, it’s way too early. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics . . .
When my children were little, we had a policy of calling a “timeout” when they were unruly. Once a timeout was called, they retreated to their rooms . . .