Charlie Franza often shot his subjects from afar. A U.S. Army Air Forces veteran, Franza, who grew up in Philadelphia, enlisted in 1942 and served as a photo lab technician at Mitchel Air Force Base in Hempstead. He guarded highly sensitive information and was sworn to secrecy.
“What’s the deal with that nurse?” Charlie Franza asked another nurse at a U.S. Army Air Forces hospital in Garden City in late 1945. “She’s beautiful.”
‘Tis the season! East Meadow’s Holy Trinity Orthodox Church rang the holiday season during its annual Christmas concert on Dec. 2.
The Kiwanis Kids club at Bowling Green Elementary School in the East Meadow School District held a Thanksgiving food drive from Nov. 1-16 that yielded roughly 1,100 pounds of donations for families in the community.
Island Harvest Food Bank, in conjunction with Stop & Shop, cut the ribbon on Monday at the Healthy Harvest Pantry in Bethpage, a new facility that will offer healthy food choices to victims of domestic abuse.
When Staten Island-based author Rob Hart roamed the streets of Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, several years ago, he decided to use the historic city as the backdrop of a crime novel that he titled “The Woman from Prague.”
It’s that time of year again. Stew Leonard’s annual Turkey Brigade kicked off the Thanksgiving holiday in the East Meadow store, distributing turkeys to organizations from across Nassau …
As the East Meadow United Methodist Church choir sang a rendition of “He Loves Me,” congregants from different churches and synagogues across East Meadow joined together for the 36th annual Interfaith Thanksgiving service on Nov. 19.
Recognitions and accolades abounded in the East Meadow School District on Nov. 16 as the district’s board of education acknowledged three months of “Terrific Kids” during their communication meeting.