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The Marion & Aaron Gural JCC, the Five Towns Community Center and Community Chest South Shore have joined forces with the UJA-Federation of New York — the JCC’s sponsor organization — and the AFYA Foundation to collect items for Hurricane Florence relief. AFYA is considered a “nimble and proactive first responder” for disaster relief. more
With great barbecue ribs comes great responsibility. The Nassau County Firefighters Museum held their annual Grilling Throwdown on Sept. 12 at the Atria in Roslyn Harbor. The friendly grilling … more
Hundreds of people carried purple, yellow, orange and blue pinwheels at Eisenhower Park in the opening ceremony of last Saturday’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s, hosted for the first time in East … more
A Town of Hempstead judge agreed to an adjournment in contemplation of dismissal in the case of a Valley Stream man who dressed up as Moses and attempted to deliver 120 water bottles containing red food coloring to protest the Nassau County’s prison system. more
It is a steep climb up the ancient oak steps to the third floor of the Pagan-Fletcher Restoration, but rewards abound once visitors reach the top. Canvas-like vignettes cover the walls, showing … more
Nearly 300 students, officials, veterans and residents gathered at the Sept. 11 monument in Arthur J. Hendrickson Park on Sept. 11, 2018 to pay tribute to the almost 3,000 Americans that died on that day 17 years prior. more
As Hurricane Florence bore down on North and South Carolina last Thursday, a Valley Stream woman decided she needed to help the animals that were abandoned as their owners sought shelter. more
The word “prodigy” suggests names such as Beethoven, Mozart and Picasso — men and women of another time and place whose talent surpassed anything normally encountered in daily life. So it may be surprising to consider that such a person might live on Long Island. more
Graduates of Sanford H. Calhoun High School, Ben Cohen and Greenfield became entrepreneurs when they started Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream — striving to meet environmentally friendly and humanitarian goals while doing business. The duo visited Adelphi University on Sept. 12 to share their perspective on how a company can positively impact its surrounding community. more
Two books on the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks — Nora Raleigh Baskin’s “Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story” and Gae Polisner’s “The Memory of Things” — offer young readers a glimpse into that day, before they were born. On Sept. 14, Baskin visited Merrick Avenue Middle School, while Polisner visited Calhoun High School to speak to students on the importance of that day. more
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