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Quentin Roosevelt Post 4 American Legion began its Memorial Day ceremony with a somber laying of the wreath at the legion’s monument in the hamlet. That was followed by a startling pop, pop, pop, from a three volley-salute, performed by members of the N.Y. 11th Regiment Military Honor Guard. It is a ceremonial act performed at military funerals, as is the playing of taps on the bugle, which followed. It was all more than appropriate on Memorial Day, when our country mourns our service members that did not return home alive. more
It has been a rough year for graduating seniors across the country during the coronavirus pandemic, with multiple activities cancelled, schools closed and in person graduations cancelled. A decision by the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Central School District to postpone graduation until Aug 1 has been a source of relief and joy for many seniors, and their parents too. And the graduation will be a live one, held on the grounds of Oyster Bay High School. more
Elmont and Franklin Square business leaders said their downtowns were slowly coming back to life on Wednesday, the first day of Long Island's Phase One reopening of its economy, and they said they hoped people would abide by social-distancing protocols to ensure the economy stays open. more
NYCB Live announced on May 16 that it would be launching drive-in movie weekends this spring and summer at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. The first movie screening will be DreamWorks Animation's … more
Locust Valley High School plans to hold its prom at the Swan Club in Roslyn on August 6, after the venue offered to host the event free of charge for students. The high school originally planned … more
As projected, Long Island began the Phase One reopening of its battered economy on Wednesday, paving the way for construction and wholesale trade companies to restart operations, along with retailers for curbside pickup only. more
As projected, Long Island began the Phase One reopening of its battered economy on Wednesday, paving the way for construction and wholesale trade companies to restart operations, along with retailers for curbside pickup only. more
Governor Cuomo came to Jones Beach State Park Sunday to offer a modicum of hope for a region battered by the coronavirus: Long Island, he said, was on track to begin Phase I reopening on Wednesday, … more
After Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced last Friday that state beaches, including those on Long Island, could open this weekend, City of Glen Cove Mayor Tim Tenke, Attorney Gregory Kalnitsky and Department … more
I never imagined the emptiness. It left me with a sinking feeling, a sense of aloneness that I had not experienced before as I stood on Long Island Rail Road train trestles during the middle of what … more
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