Winthrop Announces “A Cause to Celebrate”

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.

BHS students represent school in most physically educated competition

Juniors Malcolm Bell and Maggie Thibault were selected to represent Baldwin High School in the annual Most Physically Educated Student Competition.

Women's Health

Pro-choice LI-ers prepare for Trump administration

“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.

Family STEM night at Brookside

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.

Politics

New endorsements for Curran, Lavine in county executive race

Two of the three Democrats vying for embattled Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano’s position scored further endorsements following a debate-style forum held by the Rockville Centre and Lakeview Democratic clubs last week.

Richner Communications acquires Gold Coast Gazette

Richner Communications, Long Island’s largest publisher of community media, has acquired the assets of the Gold Coast Gazette, a weekly community newspaper covering the legendary Gold Coast communities on the North Shore of Long Island. The terms of the sale were not disclosed.

Editorial

Support small businesses by shopping locally

Once upon a time, holiday shopping was an experience. Folks carved out entire Saturdays or Sundays and headed to their local downtowns to browse through the retail shops. The experience was fun and quaint. You had lunch at the local diner. Then along came the malls.

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