The coronavirus pandemic had a significant impact on Long Island, isolating many residents, especially those already struggling with hunger. In response, Long Island Cares focused on ensuring the …
Sasha Young, of Inwood, the founder of Gammy’s Pantry in the Five Towns Community Center, worked as an aide at the Lawrence school district for over a decade until she was furloughed in April 2020, as the coronavirus pandemic unfolded.
More than 20 veterans from surrounding communities visited East Meadow High School students on May 23 to share what it was like for them to serve. “We wanted to come here and tell the high …
As the nation and world turn the corner on what was one of the deadliest global pandemics to date, one thing hasn’t changed: Many U.S. veterans continue to need support, whether with food, housing, mental health services, or other needs.
Looking for a little culture this summer? Look no further than the Village of Malverne. The Malverne Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Art Walk from June 17 through July 13. More than 110 …
John and Danielle Garren have proven that true love is much stronger than even a pandemic and global shut down. Covid-19 struck a week before their scheduled wedding, but that did not stop them …
Coming from a musical background, Joseph Famularo, superintendent of schools in the Bellmore Public School District, has always enjoyed playing music — particularly the guitar — and being creative in general. Recently, he composed a song, dedicated to the type of person that is influential in most people’s lives: moms.
Dozens of local tennis players gathered on May 21 in Oceanside Park to remember their friend Jay Fagin, from Long Beach. Fagin died on Jan. 18, 2022, just shy of his 87th birthday, and was known by …
When the coronavirus pandemic hit the United States in March 2020, many food pantries and soup kitchens closed as people working in places that traditionally provided for the food insecure were afraid to continue. This was before there were Covid vaccines, with doctors working around the clock to understand the virus that was killing thousands of people.
It was the battle of the Five Towns. But the contest between the Hewlett-Woodmere and Lawrence school districts on May 25 was more about uniting than competing, as students at all levels gathered for a Unified Basketball game at Hewlett High School.
Memory loss is common as we get older. Going to the grocery store and forgetting what you went there for. Trying to remember the name of an actor . . .
As a legislator who served during the height of corruption in Nassau County, I know firsthand how important it is to have mechanisms in place to protect taxpayer money from the pitfalls of waste and fraud.
Of course, we must have a summer to take up the subject of summer reading. Which reminds me of a great book about Krakatoa . . .
Long Islanders have all kinds of non-romantic love affairs. They love their school boards, their teachers and their garbage collectors, and they even show some love for . . .