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Candlelight vigil held for Georgia massage parlor victims

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and the Nassau County Office of Asian American Affairs hosted an interfaith candlelight vigil on April 1. The vigil, which took place at the Theodore Roosevelt …

Residents team up for a ‘souper’ collection in Malverne

Residents roamed the streets of Malverne last Saturday, going door to door with carts and wagons to collect nonperishable food for Our Lady of Lourdes Church’s annual Souper Scavenger Hunt. …

‘A gateway to access’ for all

Coronavirus vaccine pop-up site appears at Lakeview Library

Many Lakeview residents were hopeful for easier access to the coronavirus vaccines. Their wishes became reality when a pop-up vaccine site appeared at the Lakeview Public Library on March 18. The …

Getting back to normal?

Restaurants allowed to increase capacity to 75 percent

Restaurants outside New York City were allowed to operate at 75 percent capacity starting last Friday, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo. A year into the coronavirus pandemic, business owners are …

Village leaders break ground on dog park at Whelan Field in Malverne

A dog park is coming to Malverne this year as Mayor Keith Corbett, along with village leaders, broke ground on its location at Whelan Field last Saturday. The idea had been around the village in …

Editorial

Support the Mother Nature Bond Act

At the turn of the 20th century, environmental protection meant preserving wilderness so future generations might know nature as the great environmentalists Teddy Roosevelt and John Muir knew it — bountiful and largely pristine. Some 120 years later . . .

Editorial

High-speed rail for L.I. deserves public support

With the Biden administration pushing a $2 trillion national infrastructure plan, what once seemed like a fantasy — high-speed rail for the Northeast — is slowly, steadily becoming a distinct possibility . . .

Randi Kreiss

The pandemic of 1918 was pushed off the front pages

My husband’s father was 14 and living in New York during the pandemic of 1918, sometimes known as the Spanish flu. He must have had memories of the time; surely he knew people who died in Brooklyn, where he lived.