NICE weekend bus service coming soon Glen Cove

Starting May 26, Glen Cove residents will enjoy Sunday service on the N21 NICE bus, with potential additional service on the N27 later in the fall, addressing long-standing transportation gaps. Doris Harris, a cancer patient, and others have struggled without weekend bus service, resorting to expensive alternatives like taxis and trains. Prompted by advocacy from Nassau County Legislature Minority Leader Delia DeRiggi-Whitton, NICE swiftly responded, promising pilot programs to improve weekend service on both routes.

Hach challenges GOP establishment for CD3

Greg Hach, a Republican candidate, is gearing up for the primary against Michael LiPetri to challenge incumbent U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi for the 3rd Congressional District seat. Hach, emphasizing his military background and legal expertise, opposes Democratic agendas and advocates for national security, immigration reform, and economic stability. He presents himself as a grassroots alternative to career politicians, raising concerns about LiPetri's past associations and political stance. Hach warns against establishment politics and stresses the need for genuine representation in Congress.

Unforgettable lesson about the solar eclipse

Deasy Elementary students experienced both an earthquake and a rare partial solar eclipse, sparking a memorable educational opportunity led by high school seniors Christina Kodis and Thomas Potter. Despite the initial confusion caused by the earthquake, Kodis and Potter turned the eclipse event into an engaging lesson, using hands-on activities to simulate the phenomenon and leaving a lasting impression on the younger students. Their efforts aimed to instill a sense of wonder and appreciation for natural events, ensuring that the students would remember the experience for years to come.

Inspiring inclusivity in the baseball diamond

The Long Island Bombers, a visually impaired baseball team, prepare for a unique matchup against the Sunset Mets, showcasing the inclusive world of beep baseball. Led by dedicated individuals like John Alutto and Peter Munda, the Bombers overcome challenges to pursue their passion for the game. The legacy of co-founder Ted Fass, who remained committed to creating opportunities for visually impaired athletes, continues to inspire the team and their community, demonstrating the transformative power of sports.

Diabetes treated with expertise at G.C. Hospital

Dr. Manuel Flores suffered from severe health issues triggered by a rare autoimmune disorder, complicated by diabetes. Glen Cove Hospital's exceptional diabetes care and interdisciplinary approach played a crucial role in his treatment and recovery, demonstrating their commitment to patient well-being. Dr. Flores and his family praised the hospital's compassionate staff and personalized care throughout his journey to recovery.

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