Green-energy servers a possibility in East Meadow

A new type of green energy could be coming to East Meadow. Edgewise Energy, a Long Island-based energy equipment and solutions company and Bloom Energy, a California-based green energy company, …

Local vets start the celebration a few days early

“Today, unlike Memorial Day, which is a day of mourning, is a day of thanks,” said Pete Wenninger, commander of East Meadow American Legion Post 1082, at Veterans Memorial Park last …

Rose is named Businessperson of the Year

Roxanne Rose says she prefers to be in the background rather than out front, but her community involvement suggests otherwise. Rose, the community relations director at AFC Urgent Care, was honored …

Candy heaven for children at trunk-or-treat

Children of all ages, in all forms of costume, made their way through a Halloween candy lover’s dreamscape last Saturday at the East Meadow Chamber of Commerce’s second trunk-or-treat …

East Meadow's McVey Elementary book fair inspires children to read

The McVey Elementary School students could hardly contain their excitement. Trying their best to maintain an orderly line, they practically ran out of the building to reach the tables and shelves …

Epilepsy walk at Eisenhower brings people together

When 8-year-old Cayla Goldstein came home and told her mother, Janet, that her teacher switched topics in the middle of a conversation, Janet knew exactly what that meant. “I was asking …

A passionate educator is the new principal

Parkway Elementary School’s new principal, Amelia Garcia, may be unfamiliar to students, but she has been working for the East Meadow School District for nine years. Beginning as an assistant …

Op-Ed

This Thanksgiving, give what you can

This Thanksgiving is shaping up to be one of the most difficult in a long time for many Long Island families who were adversely affected by the economic calamity brought on by the pandemic.

Randi Kreiss

Sticks and stones — words can never harm me

You cannot burn a book in 2021. You can burn the paper and the ink and the cardboard, but in our world of e-books, you cannot ever kill the words and ideas that an author created.

Jerry Kremer

Political mischief while you’re sleeping

To the relief of many in the political world, the 2021 elections are behind us. Whether your candidate won or lost . . .

Editorial

Covid is still raging — get your shot ASAP

Let’s stop equating the coronavirus with the flu, please.