Nassau County Legislator Laura Curran soundly defeated her opponent, County Comptroller George Maragos, when the dust settled on Tuesday’s Democratic Primary for county executive.
The hundreds of people streaming into Point Lookout Park on Monday morning for a ceremony to dedicate the Town of Hempstead’s permanent 9/11 memorial passed through an arch at the front entrance, formed by two fire engines’ tower ladders and a massive American flag. The Point Lookout-Lido Fire Department erected the arch.
The environmental activist group Long Island Clean Air Water and Soil and a number of North and South Shore residents have taken their fight against New York American Water’s rates, which LICAWS described as “unreasonable and unjust,” to the state Supreme Court.
Rabbi Ron Brown, of Merrick, had been reading articles for years about Jewish youth experiencing a sense of isolation and a disconnect from their faith while living on campus during their college years.
Reluctant at first, Carson Yarrobino, 4, of North Bellmore, peeled away from his mother’s hip to join his siblings on the karate mat at Best Fitness Kickboxing’s display at the Bellmore Family Street Festival. Sensei Dan Jonsen held up a wooden board for Carson to kick. He lifted his foot back, swung it forward and struck the board, breaking it into three pieces.
Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino boasted on Wednesday of the town’s achievements since he took office 20 months ago, at a news conference he called his “State of the Town” address.
In the Jewish faith, a new Torah can only be drafted and deemed kosher if every member of a community contributes, according to Rabbi Shimon Kramer of the Chabad Center for Jewish Life in Merrick.
“We’re very lucky to be part of a school district that recognizes that there is a problem,” said Eric Caballero, an administrator in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District, and co-chair of the Bellmore-Merrick Community Coalition.
Federal prosecutors last week asked a judge to deny a Merrick doctor’s motion to dismiss the charges that he illegally prescribed opioid pain medications, also refuting the accusation that they leaked information to the press to prejudice the case.
As a business leader and involved citizen in the Merrick area, Allstate exclusive agency owner Salvatore Ferrante, of Salvatore Ferrante Agency, has been designated an Allstate Premier Agency for 2017.
As I explained in the previous column, I came across some notes I wrote eons ago when I was interviewed by a college class and asked what it was really like to be a principal. I boiled the job down into ten responsibilities. Last time, I detailed the first five: “most important,” “most surprising,” “most necessary,” “most boring” and “most challenging.” In this second installment, I will discuss the final five.
Adapting under new head coach James Raucci last season, Calhoun coalesced at an opportune moment, surging through the playoffs into the Nassau Class AA girls' soccer final – where, at last, forward Annie Coogan's solitary goal was not enough to counter eventual Long Island champion Massapequa, as Calhoun reached the end of the line in a 5-1 loss.