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Residents encouraged to grill safely

It is getting to that time when the warm summer rays will beam down on the grill roasting some summer favorites; like hot dogs, burgers and sausages. But in order to keep the summer barbecues fun, and tasty, residents should practice some easy precautions. Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, Assistant Chief Fire Marshal Michael F. Uttaro, among other fire officers, gathered at the Nassau County Public Safety Center in Westbury, that houses the Fire Marshal’s Office, on Friday to encourage residents to practice fire safety this summer.

A radio collection that takes listeners back in time

Michael Katz’s collection of more than 200 vintage radios offers listeners more than just a chance to hear Top 40 hits. The 69-year-old Seaford resident has been accumulating radios from different historical movements across the globe.

Seaford School District PTAs take over Adventureland

The happiness could almost be felt in the air as children reunited with friends and ran to a number of Adventureland’s games and rides.

Memorial Day ceremony coming to Seaford

There will be a Memorial Day Ceremony in Seaford.

Town of Hempstead summer concerts are back

This year, Town of Hempstead residents will have the chance to end a summer day by packing up their coolers, ordering some takeout and heading to their local parks with their family members and friends for a free concert.

Best friends rise to top two

Asked what helped them cope and succeed in spite of the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, Seaford High School Valedictorian Julia Gambino and Salutatorian Kaylee Sanderson had the same answer: each other.

Seaford school budget passes

Seaford School District budget Residents passed the proposed $74.7 million Seaford School District budget with 672 votes in favor and 399 against. The spending plan will enable the district to …


Saving the planet, in your backyard

The Central Long Island Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation recently constructed an “ocean-friendly garden” at Pennsylvania Avenue and Ocean Beach Park in Long Beach . . .

Randi Kreiss

Are we immune to Texas-style xenophobia?

There is a trifecta of trouble deep in the heart of Texas: Gov. Greg Abbott, the Texas legislature and the state Board of Education.

Jerry Kremer

Ranked-choice voting? Not my choice.

I must confess that I’m an old-fashioned guy who honors certain customs. I hold doors open for women and people with packages. I put my hand over my heart . . .


We must reduce the dangers of fire-retardant chemicals

Our brave firefighters risk their lives every day to keep our communities safe. The least we can do is protect them from dangerous, cancer-causing chemicals.