NUMC is honored by Heart Association for treatment

Nassau University Medical Center earned national recognition for its efforts to improve the management of heart failure in September. The medical center, in East Meadow, received the American Heart …

East Meadow street dedicated to local man who died in Vietnam

Lancaster Street in East Meadow now has a new name. The street was dedicated Saturday to East Meadow resident John G. Glassey, who was killed while serving his country in Vietnam on April 15, 1969, …

EMHS speed zone extended

For years, residents around East Meadow High School have complained about speeding on their streets. On Monday, Erma Drive, Nottingham Road and Conti Square Boulevard became school safety zones. …

Victims say anti-Muslim acts continued after Sept. 11

Jijoe Joseph, 42, an emergency doctor who worked at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow from 2016 to 2020, can clearly remember Sept. 11, 2001, and, more so, how much his life changed …

Marking a day like no other

In the early evening of Sept. 11, 2001, Kathy Martinez Walsh and Patricia Magnus Brown, captains of the East Meadow Fire Department’s Rescue 5 Ambulance Company, were stationed at Chelsea Pier …

NYPD officer McEniry, an East Meadow resident, had his mettle tested on Sept. 11

On Sept. 10, 2001, New York Police Department officer James McEniry was at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn teaching a class in chemical emissions. The lifelong East Meadow resident and East Meadow …

East Meadow ex-chief recalls mayhem on fateful September day

When speaking of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center, three-time East Meadow Ex-Chief Eric Becker remembers the East Meadow Fire Department firefighters who died, either at the twin …

Editorial

Recalling Long Island’s Indigenous peoples

Columbus Day has been celebrated in the United States since 1971, when President Lyndon B. Johnson signed legislation proclaiming it a federal holiday. For years, the holiday has been controversial.

Football Preview 2021: Wantagh

Six months ago, Wantagh entered the delayed and condensed 2020 season with only two returning starters and an unfamiliar group of opponents after enrollment dropped it into Nassau Conference …

Scott Brinton

Elegy for Sears — and, perhaps, mall culture

Long Island recently lost its last Sears, that once ubiquitous powerhouse retailer that sold a range of goods, from sturdy jeans to solidly built power tools and refrigerators.

Randi Kreiss

Into the abyss, and discovering a new world

Some octopuses probably could score better than I did on an SAT. It’s hard to figure, though, since they can’t hold a pen or read the questions . . .

Op-Ed

Reflections on race, racism and respect

Years ago, my wife and I walked onto a Martha Vineyard’s beach with my Cornell University advisee and his parents, only to be confronted by a white man asking where we thought we were going.