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Seaford Schools Superintendent Dr. Adele Pecora may be from Massapequa, but she projects Seaford Pride. A thoroughgoing professional with nearly 30 years of experience, she has only the highest praise for the district and the community and communicates a determination to do well by both. more
Freeporter High School Red Devils football player Jayvian Allen, 16, was nominated for USA Football’s Heart of a Giant Award presented by Hospital for Special Surgery and the New York Giants in … more
Freeport native Thurston Gaines looks friendly and unassuming in a photo that appeared in the 1940 edition of Voyageur, Freeport High School’s yearbook. Little would one know that he was destined for greatness as a Tuskegee Institute-trained fighter pilot who flew 26 missions for the U.S. Army Air Corps. more
Voters in the East Rockaway School District approved on Thursday a $27.7 million bond to fund upgrades and repairs to all three of school buildings. more
More than a week after Election Day, the Hempstead Town supervisor race remains undecided. more
Third graders across Baldwin elementary schools are experiencing science in a fun and exciting way through the “For the Birds” program, a place-based series of lessons about birds and their … more
Representatives of New York state and VHB Engineering, a consulting team, fielded questions from members of the public at the first meeting of the Baldwin Downtown Revitalization Initiative Local … more
Dozens of residents, veterans and elected officials turned out for the annual Baldwin American Legion Post 246 Veterans Day ceremony on Monday to honor those who have served the country. Post … more
Part four in a series. More than 50 years ago, racial tensions in the Malverne School District peaked. Prejudice divided the local community as hostilities mounted. Today, however, the district is … more
It was supposed to be a simple troop and supply transport. Jim Carlina, a young military soldier at the time, was in a helicopter hauling several tons of water to a landing zone in war-torn Vietnam. The mission went awry when engine fires caused a crash landing. Carlina would never forget the dizzying, life-changing experiences that followed. more
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