Winter Festival makes a triumphant return

Dozens of community members bundled up and jumped into the holiday spirit at the annual Franklin Civic Association’s Winter Festival and tree lighting at the Rath Park Gazebo in Franklin Square on …

Protecting online data

Local school officials are waging an unending battle to protect sensitive data stored on network computers, becoming overprotective — and in many cases downright secretive — in discussing their efforts to ward off cybercrime.

Pantry combats food insecurity

Dozens of people who faced the prospect of not having enough to eat on Thanksgiving gathered at the MLK Center early to secure a spot in line for the pantry.

Breast cancer walk honors late educator

Dr. Elsy Mecklembourg-Guibert, a former Elmont school board member who died of a rare degenerative disease last month, was commemorated for her public health efforts and service during a breast …

Hewlett-Woodmere staffers raise their voices on contracts

Hewlett-Woodmere Faculty Association members brought their fight for a new contract to the Nov. 16 Board of Education meeting, having joined forces with the school district’s clerical staff, custodial and maintenance workers and information technology employees.

LIPA looks to power future with scholarships

Looking for a career? Long Island Power Authority might have it for you — and the utility is putting money behind it through a new scholarship program with Nassau and Suffolk County community colleges.