One day after Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States, women, men and children by the hundreds of thousands descended on Washington, D.C., New York City and more than 60 major points around the globe on Jan. 21 to send a signal to Republican lawmakers: Women’s rights are human rights.
Atlantic Beach Mayor George Pappas and his children, George III and Mia attended the inauguration of President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence in Washington, D.C., on Friday.
U.S. Rep. Peter King, a Republican from Seaford, has attended every presidential inauguration since Richard Nixon was sworn in for his second term in 1973. But this week, King said that he expected …
Planned Parenthood of Nassau County’s staff and supporters said that they are concerned that the Republican-majority chambers of Congress will soon move to strip health centers affiliated with …
The Barry and Florence Friedberg Jewish Community Center in Oceanside was evacuated on Wednesday morning after a non-credible threatening phone call, according to a letter written to JCC members by Executive Director Joni Center.
Catholic schools across the South Shore are busily preparing for the upcoming Catholic Schools Week from Jan. 29 to Feb. 4, which will be celebrated across the country with an array of fun, …
City officials and Long Beach residents alike marched along West Park Avenue on Monday to commemorate the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Before the annual march — which first started …
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced a plan to modernize 16 of Long Island’s train stations in his annual Long Island regional State of the State address on Jan. 10. Among other projects, he proposed investing $5 million to upgrade the Valley Stream Long Island Rail Road station.
Nearly a year after the State Liquor Authority granted Starbucks a license to sell wine and beer at its Long Beach location, the high-end coffee chain revealed this month that it would stop selling …
Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano, District Attorney Madeline Singas and Acting Police Commissioner Tom Krumpter will host a Gun Buy Back event in conjunction with the Hempstead Police Department on Saturday, Jan. 28, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Judea United Baptist Church, 83 Greenwich Street in Hempstead.
This year Regeneron became the third sponsor to partner with the Science Talent Search, a competition of the Society for Science & the Public that recognizes research conducted by high school students. The contest was formerly sponsored by the Intel Corporation and, before that, Westinghouse.
John McCormick, from Atlantic Beach, a former planner and estimator for the Department of Public Works of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, pleaded guilty on Friday to receiving bribes as part of a scheme to give contracts to specific companies.
Once upon a time, Long Island was known as one big, largely white suburb — but no more. There is no doubt that the face of Long Island is rapidly changing.
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Part one in an ongoing series. People arrive on Long Island, in particular in the Town of Hempstead, from points around the world. According to statistics, the pace of immigration has accelerated …
The Changing Face of Long Island
By the time Mahalia Desruisseaux was 6 or 7 years old, she had already decided that she would be a doctor. The now 46-year-old recalls her frequent trips to the Haitian orphanage run by her father, where her mother was a teacher. She saw firsthand her parents’ desire to help those who are less fortunate, which they passed on to their daughter.
The Changing Face of Long Island
The day was picture-perfect. White clouds dotted the blue sky, shading the 75 people who had gathered on the sprawling lawn of President Theodore Roosevelt’s “summer White House,” Sagamore Hill, in Oyster Bay.