The smiles of victory at the Hempstead High School graduation shone even more brightly than the strong sunlight pouring down over the graduates at the ceremony on June 24.
State and local officials reacted swiftly, and angrily, to the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 23 decision that invalidated New York State’s 111-year-old concealed carry law.
Rain canceled their rally on Monday, but for members of the Nassau Community College Federation of Teachers, their issues with the school’s new budget have not been washed away.
With sharp musket reports, wearing contrasting red versus green-gray or blue uniforms, two historical reenactment groups reminded Long Islanders that St.George’s Church in Hempstead Village had an important role in the American Revolutionary War.
Flanked by community leaders and recovery advocates on the front steps of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive & Legislative Building, Nassau County Legislators Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove), Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) and Debra Mulé (D - Freeport) unveiled proposed legislation on Tuesday that would require the inclusion of fentanyl-detecting test strips in Narcan kits distributed by Nassau County agencies.
Hempstead Town Senior Councilwoman Dorothy Goosby (3rd from right) and Councilman Anthony D’Esposito (2nd from left) attended the Eyewitness News ABC7 Long Island Bureau grand opening on May 4, 2022 at the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication at Hofstra University in Hempstead. Also attending were Chad Matthews, President of WNBC, Hofstra University President Dr. Susan Poser, Board President Donald Schaeffer and Nassau County Legislator Thomas McKevitt.
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Two Hempstead girls, Bella Guerra and Kaylin Spinelli, have once again excelled in local and international behavioral science venues.
All times are right for remembering good people, but Black History Month is especially right for commemorating Lonnie Johnson, an athletic Air Force veteran who once owned five businesses in Hempstead.
Sean and Bobby, ages 24 and 17, argued about money in the car. Sean was driving. Their argument intensified. At one point, Sean locked the doors from the driver’s side so Bobby couldn’t leave the car.
A report just published by ERASE Racism explores how equitably educational resources are available across school districts on Long Island . . .
If you have fond memories of flying someplace for summer fun, well, you can just wipe that fantasy out of your head.
We don’t typically endorse at the primary level — or at the gubernatorial level. But then again, Tom Suozzi is not a typical candidate. Not only is he from Long Island; he’s also from Nassau County — an important distinction from Kathy Hochul and Jumaane Williams. He understands the needs of Long Island communities and wants to make sure those needs are not overlooked.
Calling all lawyers: We need you back in law school, now. We need you in classrooms and clinics, in person and on Zoom.