As local families struggle to navigate the impacts of a nationwide baby formula shortage, Nassau County Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams (D-Freeport) has partnered with the Baldwin, Hempstead, Freeport, East Meadow, Roosevelt, and Uniondale Public Libraries to launch a baby formula drive on Monday, May 23.
On April 28, Uniondale Union Free School District officially announced its top scholars for the class of 2022—William Ayala, valedictorian, and Emily Kalika, salutatorian.
Long Island's first Regional My Brother's Keeper Symposium was held Saturday, April 9, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Uniondale High School. More than 250 students from Uniondale, Roosevelt, Elmont/Sewanhaka and Brentwood attended.
Uniondale High School recently held a career fair where the community met with career professionals and learned about vocational, certificate, transitional, and apprenticeship programs. The event was open to students, teachers, staff, families, and all Uniondale residents. The event was sponsored by the New York State My Brother's Keeper organization.
Javier Berrios had no idea that he was going to a surprise college acceptance party when he went for his regular visit to his school’s college and career office on March 17.
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Uniondale Union Free School District's Smith Street School recently held its second annual Spring Hootenanny. Titled "A Gathering with Special Musical Performances," the band, orchestra and chorus scholars performed outside in Smith Street School's circular driveway. The event was open to families and friends of the performing scholars. The scholar-musicians performed from 9:15 am to 10:30 am.
Uniondale Union Free School District's Turtle Hook Middle School scholars recently participated in a live virtual conference with Ghanaian chefs via Zoom.
The First Squad reports the details of a Serious Auto Accident that occurred on Friday, April 15, 2022 at 1:35 AM in Uniondale.
Todd Weinstein, the founder and administrator of the East Meadow Facebook page ‘Nice Things That Happen in East Meadow’ recently made his television debut. After his wife, Robin Weinstein, wrote into the Drew Barrymore talk show telling Barrymore all about the good that Todd does, he was picked out of the audience.
In the waning weeks of the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln realized that sooner rather than later, the tens of thousands of Union soldiers returning from the battlefield would be forced to fend for themselves.
Several years ago, during my first day on the job as regional disaster officer for the American Red Cross in Central and South Texas, where I worked before joining the organization here in New York . . .
In Nassau and Suffolk counties there are over 100 villages and 11 towns. While all of these jurisdictions are supported by property taxes . . .
This week the three major religions of the world marked their holy days in calendric synchrony. Over the same few days,