As County Legislator Laura Curran, a Baldwin Democrat, campaigns for Nassau County executive, her seat in the Legislature will become vacant, and available, and Baldwin resident Jack McCloy has announced his candidacy for it. The 5th Legislative District encompasses almost all of Baldwin and much of Freeport, along with parts of Merrick, Oceanside and South Hempstead.
The scent of freshly mown grass, the periodic sounds of baseballs clanging against metal bats, and the sight of kids kicking up clouds of dust as they ran the bases signified the beginning of baseball season at Baldwin Park on Saturday.
For Tyler Tibbs, a 19-year-old Baldwin resident and sophomore at Hofstra University with cerebral palsy, a stair lift makes moving around her home significantly easier. Cerebral palsy, which affects a person’s ability to move, confines Tyler to a wheelchair.
The Molloy College Music Department Division of Humanities will present “The Evelyn Selesky Night of Music” on May 6 at The Madison Theatre. The annual spring event is the last concert of the year. Two years ago, it was named in honor of Selesky, a Baldwin resident who served as the music department chairperson until her passing on Aug. 17, 2014, from pancreatic cancer.
Baldwin second graders at Brookside Elementary School began their year in science by learning what the soil around their school consists of, and how it varies from place to place. As the year progressed, they learned how soil behaves, how it is formed, and how it supports the native plants and animals they can observe around them.
The Children’s Medical Center at Winthrop-University Hospital is pleased to announce the 20th Annual “A Cause to Celebrate,” benefitting the Child Life Program. Honoring Baldwin resident Hayden S. Wool, Esq., the highly anticipated annual event will take place on Thursday, Mar. 16 at The Garden City Hotel.
Juniors Malcolm Bell and Maggie Thibault were selected to represent Baldwin High School in the annual Most Physically Educated Student Competition.
“Women marched then to make abortion legal and safe, and we march now because we want to keep abortion legal and safe,” JoAnn Smith, the president of Planned Parenthood of Nassau County, told members of the Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island on Jan. 22, the 44th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision.
Brookside Elementary School hosted a Family STEM Night on Jan. 19, for children and their parents to enjoy working together to complete certain projects. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, and that’s just what the theme of the night was.