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In my backyard, in the shadow of my creaky wooden deck, a holly bush grows. A little over four years ago, I thought it dead. more
One-of-a-kind Shakespeare style center hall tudor in the Harvard section. This home is filled with old world charm architecture and stained glass windows. The first floor features a gracious living … more
Many of the most vulnerable people in our society are cared for by some of the strongest. Looking out for a child or adult with developmental disabilities can be trying . . . more
Roughly a dozen members of Boy Scout Troop 824 in Baldwin spent the better part of Saturday morning digging out a section of lawn at Baldwin Park to make way for the construction of new batting cages so Baldwin Sports Little League players can practice their swings. Thomas Hopkins, 15, of Baldwin, a candidate for Eagle Scout — scouting’s highest honor — organized the project for the park, which is owned by the Town of Hempstead. Hopkins, a sophomore at Kellenberg High School in Uniondale, said he proposed the project as a way to add value to the community. He personally raised $2,700 to support it by selling popcorn around Baldwin for more than two years -- at the Long Island Rail Road station, at school games and at various community events. Local sponsors — including Island Wide Pressure Washing, Chris’ Service Center, Baldwin Little League, Baldwin Babe Ruth and the Long Island Royals — also played major roles in the project, donating money or equipment, or volunteering. more
Baldwin High School welcomed State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia and the Long Island representative of the State Board of Regents, Roger Tilles, to tour the school and survey students enrolled in the district’s academy programs. more
Exhibits and more... Danny Lyon: Memories of the Civil Rights MovementBased upon Danny Lyon’s memoir, this exhibition brings together the photographs he took from 1962 to 1964 while … more
Morgan James brings her latest concert tour to the area. more
Living and working longer, today’s baby boomer-aged women are embracing and transforming the experience of grandmothering. more
Two Off-Broadway plays, set nearly 300 years apart, examine the strong impact that religion has had on world events. In 75 minutes, “Church and State” tackles the thorny issues of religion and … more
New York State named the Town of Hempstead a Clean Energy Community earlier this month, a designation that qualifies the town for $150,000 in grant funding to pursue additional renewable energy … more
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