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In 2014, when the bike path that runs along the Wantagh Parkway was extended to Tobay Beach, many hailed its arrival as a safe, scenic trail for anyone who wanted to walk, run, cycle or skateboard. more
An incredible survivor of neglect, and then the city shelter, Jelly not only holds no grudges, she is the most loving, sweetest girl according to her foster mom. more
Peter Grieco has wanted to serve in the U.S. military since he was in the first grade and heard a story from his grandfather Arnold Brandt, who was sailing to Iwo Jima as a marine when he noticed “a little twig raising out of the island.” more
David Stayer read from a short story about a blind day as he ran his fingers over the Braille in which he wrote it. A Merrick resident of 45 years, he was one of many who shared their work with the members of the Merrick Senior Center’s Creative Writing Workshop at its June 7 showcase. more
Richard and Lisa Schary, founders of the Friends of Massapequa Preserve, stood at the entrance of the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury on Friday, eager to find John Cameron, of Rockville Centre, … more
After stating that the impact of plane noise on the health and environment is a top issue for the residents in his district, Assemblyman Brian Curran (Republican, Lynbrook) introduced legislation last week requiring the New York State Departments of Transportation and Environmental Conservation to examine and report on the effects of air traffic from John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia airports. more
President Trump endorsed a proposal on June 5 to privatize air-traffic control, an action that was opposed by a number of those who have voiced their frustration over the plane noise plaguing Long Island. more
Anticipating harsh commuting delays while infrastructure repairs are made this summer, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority released an extensive alternate transportation plan for Long Island Rail Road commuters on June 12. more
Island Harvest, Long Island’s food bank, will hold its 16th annual 5K Run and Walk to End Hunger at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow on Saturday, June 17, at 9 a.m. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. more
The percussive beat of bouncing balls echoed through the tennis courts at Newbridge Road Park in Bellmore as dozens of children and their families attended a crash course on the sport on Saturday. Fabiana Rezak, a Merrick resident and longtime U.S. Tennis Association volunteer, hosted the free clinic with the Town of Hempstead Department of Parks and Recreation. more
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