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.
Juneteenth? What’s that? More and more people know the answer to that question nowadays. In the past two years, festivals have sprouted nationwide to celebrate June 19.
Uniondale Union Free School District’s Northern Parkway Elementary School recently held a cardboard carnival. Fifth-grade scholars were tasked with using their imagination and cardboard to assemble games found at a carnival such as mini-golf, beanbag toss, prize wheels, claw machines and so forth.
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.
Uniondale Public Schools
Uniondale High School's coaching staff recently hosted a Girls Basketball Jamboree. Head Coach Nolan Dunkley, Assistant Coach Phil Williams and Junior Varsity Coach Nelson Umana hosted the three-hour basketball clinic for all girls in second through ninth grades in the Uniondale Union Free School District. Young athletes from every elementary and middle school in the District attended the event.
Uniondale Union Free School District's Turtle Hook Middle School scholars recently participated in a live virtual conference with Ghanaian chefs via Zoom.
Uniondale Public Schools
Uniondale Union Free School District's Smith Street School scholars and staff recently held a memorial service for the victims of the May 24 Robb Elementary School mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas. Each scholar designed a yellow rose of solidarity that was placed in a display case honoring the victims of the shooting.
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.
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.