Carmen Rivera delicately placed her official military photo taken on Nov. 6, 1972 in her palm. This month marks 45 years since Rivera joined the U.S. Army. “Wasn’t I pretty?” she laughed.
East Meadow’s boys’ cross-country team finally reached the pinnacle. Coming into this season, the Jets had never won a division, county or conference championship in cross-country despite being close in recent seasons. But thanks to a 13-0 regular season and five runners finishing in the top 20 at the a 5K race at the Section VIII Class County Championships at Bethpage State Park on Oct. 28, the program was able to call itself champions for the first time.
The Coalition of East Meadow Community Organizations’ semi-annual bird sanctuary cleanup yielded fantastic results on Nov. 4 as local leaders, school officials and Boy Scout members joined together to clean up the preserve.
Eighteen-year-old Alfonso Caggiano watched as another American soldier walked down a road in Velletri, Italy, in May 1944, at the height of the Italian Campaign of World War II. He crouched behind a wall, wishing the soldier would do the same.
An elderly Merrick man was struck by a tractor trailer truck and killed on Tuesday afternoon in East Meadow, according to police.
The introduction of “growth mindset” activities has been changing the way fifth-graders at Barnum Woods Elementary School in the East Meadow School District approach learning.
After 68 years of hosting religious services, Temple Emanu-El of East Meadow will merge its synagogue with Temple B’Nai Torah in Wantagh. The early stages of the merger have already …
Screen panels lined two walls of a 53-foot double expandable trailer temporarily stationed in Temple Emanu-El’s parking lot. Faces of different races and ethnicities lit up each panel: old and young, employed and unemployed, plump faces and ones with defined cheekbones.
After years of rushing her twin daughters from school to change into traditional Indian clothing, and then hastily traveling to a Hindu temple, Hiral Mehta was relieved to spend an entired day celebrating Diwali in her East Meadow home on Oct. 19.
Part one in a Hispanic Heritage Month mini-series.“I opened Luna Cabana in East Meadow because I want the community to experience a real Colombian meal,” Yovanny Perez said. “I want …