BREAKING NEWS: Voters approve East Meadow's $228 million budget for 2022-23 school year

County exec ends pandemic relief program

County Executive Bruce Blakeman is ending Nassau County’s Household Assistance Program, intended to offer lower-income residents a one-time direct payment of $375. Signed into law last …

Helping vets and their pets stay healthy

The Nassau County Legislature brought the non-profit Paws of War’s Vets2Vets Mobile Veterinary Clinic to Eisenhower Park on May 6. During the program, free veterinary health services were …

Meet your East Meadow Board of Ed candidates

The race is on for the three open seats for the East Meadow Board of Education Incumbents Matthew Melnick, who was first voted to the board in 2015, Jodi Luce, who was first voted to the board in …

Celebrating 70 years of the East Meadow Kiwanis Club

When Peter Mancuso, a 35-year East Meadow Kiwanian, went to his first Kiwanis meeting in 1987, he said that he found a room full of quipsters. “We were all packed on top of each other, and …

CEMCO forum brings awareness to drugs

The Council of East Meadow Community Organizations held a forum called “Keeping our kids drug free” on April 28. The forum aimed to educate parents and teens on how to be aware of drugs …

Art was her ‘healing drug’

At first glance, Karen Kirshner’s paintings may look like little more than a mix of colors and patterns on canvas. But keep staring, and you may find yourself feeling a range of emotions and …

East Meadow’s Earth Day cleanup

Not many people would know that behind East Meadow’s Senator Speno Memorial Park sits a bird sanctuary. It looks like a neighborhood sump, but it’s actually home to over 50 species of …


Elections are coming — make democracy work

Who’s to blame for New York’s increase in crime, its high taxes and the general feeling of dread many of us feel?

Randi Kreiss

Threat to choice has women on the march

Thirty years after the fact, I’ve decided to write about a personal time in my life.


School board candidates should know the facts

After a recent “meet the candidates” forum for one of the more than 125 school boards in Nassau County, the people the candidates were soliciting votes from turned to social media to share their views.


Stephen Breyer retired. Why not Kagan and Sotomayor?

Last week, Politico leaked a shocking (but not surprising) draft outlining the Supreme Court’s plan to overturn Roe v. Wade . . .