NCPD visits Bowling Green students

Students in Meagan Keller’s third-grade class at Bowling Green Elementary School, showed their appreciation for their local police officers by writing them letters that they delivered on Sept. 11, …

Parkway students become part of the story

Fourth grade-students at Parkway Elementary School in the East Meadow School District became scientists for a day when they took part in a Submerge Storytelling lesson. Submerge Storytelling is …

A festive 5K for Santa and friends

Dozens of runners dressed as Santa Claus and other festive winter characters as they raced throughout Eisenhower Park and East Meadow for the League of YES’s third annual Santacon 5k Run, Walk and …

Clavin declares victory, Gillen concedes in Hempstead supervisor’s race

With all absentee ballots counted, Don Clavin has defeated incumbent Laura Gillen in the Town of Hempstead supervisor race by 1,650 votes. She conceded Thursday at noon. According to the Board of …

The Racism Around Us

How slavery changed the face of Long Island

Tom and Mercy, Ben, Nancy and Jacob. These were only five of the slaves who lived on Long Island before New York abolished slavery in 1827. “In some cases, a single piece of paper with one of …

East Meadow is soaring to new heights in unity

The East Meadow School District celebrated Unity Day with students and staff signing paper balloons that were then installed as a beautiful mural at the Leon J. Campo Salisbury Center. The National …

Barnum Woods honors vets in 14th ceremony

Barnum Woods Elementary School in the East Meadow School District conducted its 14th annual Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 8. The event was organized by Elena Maria DiCocco’s fifth grade class and …

The Week Ahead

Breakfast with Santa at Stew Leonard’s Come to Stew Leonard’s on Front Street in East Meadow for a holiday breakfast. Families are invited to a special holiday breakfast where …

Stepping up to Deliver Good

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Mrs. Belmont’s Agricultural School for Women

Earlier this month, I highlighted the importance of the Alva Erskine Smith Vanderbilt Belmont, also known as Mrs. O.H.P. Belmont. As you may recall, she inherited the Brookholt Estate on Front Street …