Nassau County Legislature OKs Sands land lease deal

Plans by the Las Vegas Sands to redevelop more than 70 acres at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale took another leap forward as the Nassau County Legislature voted 17-1 on Monday to approve the land lease agreement the county unveiled last month.

Mentoring the next generation

“All students, no matter who they are, can always use someone to talk to,” said Samantha Kahn, a social worker at Woodland Middle School in East Meadow. “Some extra support.” Kahn and …

Pizza from East Meadow to Long Beach

The well-known and well-loved East Meadow staple, Borrelli’s Pizzeria, has taken its pizza and traveled down the Meadowbrook Parkway to open Borrelli’s Taproom in Long Beach. Located …

Community members shed light on antisemitism

“A girl told me I wasn’t allowed to play with her because I was Jewish,” Sofie Glassman, an East Meadow High School sophomore, said. She and others shared their experiences with antisemitism …

Mother’s Day vendor fair offers gifts for all

More than 50 vendors set up shop in Eisenhower Park on May 13 and 14 to showcase their goods at the Mother’s day Art, Craft and Gift Vendor Fair. From homemade clothes, to homemade candles, there …

East Meadow budget passes

The results are in, and voters have said yes to the East Meadow School District’s budget for the 2023-24 academic year. But they’ve said no to board president Alisa Baroukh, who lost her seat to …

A taste of space at East Meadow library

Kids from East Meadow blasted off into space exploration at the East Meadow Public Library last weekend for its Moon, Mars and Beyond event. NASA ambassadors were there to give exhibit tours, the …


The George Santos of then, now, and what might’ve been

He called us the “Herald Firing Squad.” That was fair, I guess. When Republican congressional candidate George Santos first visited our Garden City office last fall . . .

Randi Kreiss

Books are an exception to the lending rule

In “Hamlet,” Polonius said to Laertes, “Neither a borrower nor a lender be . . ."


There is just no need for speed

It feels like so many drivers are in a constant rush these days, but that’s no excuse to ignore the posted speed limits.

Jerry Kremer

Something’s going wrong in Florida

I can’t help writing about the state of Florida, because it seems more detached from America than any of the other 49 states.