Even before the sale of the Woodmere Club was consummated in early 2017, the battle over its possible development for residential homes began in late 2016 with the formation of the grass-roots …
Two people were arrested for allegedly possessing a loaded handgun that was found by police in a vehicle at Doxy Brook Park in North Woodmere on Jan. 8, police said.
A public hearing on Monday, to collect public opinion on whether the Village of Atlantic Beach should obtain two vacant parcels of land by eminent domain, unearthed bubbling local controversies ranging from charges of anti-Semitism to whether the money would be better spent elsewhere.
Rock and Wrap It Up, the Cedarhurst-based food recovery and anti-poverty think tank, staged its 31st annual Gift Giving on the morning of Dec. 24, and Gammy’s Pantry, of Lawrence, had its third annual Three Kings Day on Jan. 6 and 7. The organizations teamed up for the events to give back to the community.
What was once called an eyesore and a danger to the surrounding homes is one step closer to being a memory as remediation of the 4.85-acre site that was once home to Rockaway Metal Products Inc. at 175 Roger Ave. in Inwood is expected to begin this month.
A new year brings a fresh start to many things and though demolition of the older playground equipment at Zion Park in Lawrence occurred late last year and the new equipment which was delivered on Dec. 14, a refurbished park with updated play apparatus will be ready for 2022.
Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman, who took office Monday, signed executive orders Thursday morning requiring local boards of education to vote in January on whether their districts should mandate mask use, while also lifting the mask mandate for all county agencies.
South Side scored the first nine points at Hewlett last Saturday afternoon and led from start to finish to keep pace with the frontrunners in Nassau Conference A-3 boys’ basketball with a 62-49 …
St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway was awarded Silver Certification for Excellence in Person-Centered Care by Planetree International. This Person-Centered Care Certification® recognizes the health facility’s åchievement and innovation in the delivery of person-centered care.
As part of the Hebrew Academy of Long Beach’s STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) program, Michael Beer, a Google engineer, presented a Zoom discussion with the eighth grade boys on “Being a Google Engineer: What is the Cloud, What Makes Working at Google Exciting, and What Projects Do I Work On.”
While Covid test kits were distributed by public school districts to its families last week, non-public school administrators are wondering when they would receive the immediately needed test …
National Public Radio and ABC News warn, “Teachers are on the front lines in the Jan. 6 culture war.”
On Christmas Day, NASA sent into space the James Webb telescope, which, if all works out as planned, will provide us with our first look into the beginning of time.
In his first week on the job, Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman addressed the coronavirus pandemic in a way that can best be described as premature, if not downright foolhardy.
What if we got knocked out of our socks by a brilliant turnabout in our national life? At the moment, “Happy New Year” rings hollow.