Getting past Malverne district’s past

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 …

Just a drill: EMFD hosts EMS training exercise

Radios of all East Meadow fire and EMS members alerted for a mass casualty incident that would test the skills of all members during a training exercise on Sunday, Nov. 3.Put together by the …

EMFD puts the brakes on Greenvale Lane house fire

East Meadow volunteers from Engines, 3, 4, Ladders 1, and 2, were alerted for a report of "Smoke in the oil burner room" at a home on Greenvale Lane in Levittown on Nov. 8 at 11:48 p.m. Two minutes …

Police: two charged with selling JUUL pods to minors

Two men are facing charges for allegedly selling vaping products to minors. Detectives from the county’s Narcotics Vice Squad enlisted several individuals, who were under 21, to act as …

Welcoming Halal, hair and physical therapy

The Halal Guys, Robert's Hair Salon and Jag-One Physical Therapy all celebrated their beginnings in East Meadow on Oct. 28 when the East Meadow Chamber of Commerce welcomed heir grand openings with …

The Week Ahead

Classic Pop Culture Series: March of the Wooden Soldiers(1934) The East Meadow Public Library is hosting its Classic Pop Culture Series with Laurel and Hardy’s March of the Wooden Soldiers …

Thanks

A timely icebreaker involving a group of colleagues and students asked them to introduce themselves and identify their favorite Thanksgiving food or tradition. Mashed potatoes and leftovers were …

Mrs. Belmont’s Agricultural School for Women

Earlier this month, I highlighted the importance of the Alva Erskine Smith Vanderbilt Belmont, also known as Mrs. O.H.P. Belmont. As you may recall, she inherited the Brookholt Estate on Front Street …