Four East Meadow School District seniors were able to add to the excitement of graduating when the East Meadow Chamber of Commerce presented them each with $1,000 scholarships on June 2.
Justin Guo, W.T. Clarke High School’s valedictorian, will bring more to the podium at graduation than just the best grade point average in his class. He will bring a high school career record of maturity, leadership among his peers and generosity in helping others share his devotion to the computer sciences.
Parents were elated to learn that the East Meadow School District would be offering Universal Pre-Kindergarten, after Superintendent Dr. Kenneth A. Card proposed the program to the Board of Education on May 26.
According to East Meadow residents, conditions on Erma Drive and Nottingham Road have not changed. In fact, they have gotten worse. Motorists continue to drive fast and run stop signs on these streets, which lead to East Meadow High School’s rear parking lot entrance.
To help answer some questions, and to alleviate anxiety parents may have about vaccinating their children, Nassau County Legislator Arnold Drucker and State Senators Kevin Thomas, Jim Gaughran and Anna Kaplan partnered with the American Academy of Pediatrics to host a virtual panel on May 26, at which parents could ask pediatricians questions.
A West Hempstead gang member was indicted on Thursday for numerous charges of sex trafficking. The defendant, Joshua Lampley-Reid, 26, who is a member of the Makk Balla set of the Bloods street gang, …
Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman held a virtual award ceremony on May 20 as part of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in which Waheed Siddiqui, the coordinator of Westbury’s Islamic Center of Long Island food pantry, was among the award recipients.
Sean Hogan, a Molloy College graduate student, once played for the East Meadow Baseball Softball Association, beginning on a T-ball team and playing all the way through Senior League.
Nancy Widman said that when she first noticed the rash on her neck, she didn’t think anything of it. But it got worse, spreading down her throat onto her chest. Widman’s doctor attributed her condition to the cloth masks she had been wearing to avoid getting Covid-19. She recommended that she switch to paper masks, and gave her a prescription for medication.
The beloved Creative Art Program of the East Meadow School District is back after a yearlong hiatus caused by the pandemic.
Before the pandemic, East Meadow Public Library would be home to thousands of teens and young adults in the spring donning costumes, otherwise known as cosplays, and meeting new friends that share the same interests — anime. EMCON Animefest, the free convention in its 11th year, remains a popular event, attracting roughly 5,000 people in one weekend. But instead of taking place at the library, it will be virtual for the second year in the row this weekend. The event is primarily geared towards teens and young adults.
East Meadow is getting a boost.
The Central Long Island Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation recently constructed an “ocean-friendly garden” at Pennsylvania Avenue and Ocean Beach Park in Long Beach . . .
There is a trifecta of trouble deep in the heart of Texas: Gov. Greg Abbott, the Texas legislature and the state Board of Education.
I must confess that I’m an old-fashioned guy who honors certain customs. I hold doors open for women and people with packages. I put my hand over my heart . . .
Our brave firefighters risk their lives every day to keep our communities safe. The least we can do is protect them from dangerous, cancer-causing chemicals.
Prom 2021 is an act of faith. It is kids needing to shake off more than a year of lockdowns, shutdowns, sickness and isolation. It is a down payment on good times ahead after an avalanche of disappointments.