East Meadow marching band is victorious — 15 times

The East Meadow High School marching band reached a milestone last month, finishing first place in the 75th New York City Columbus Day Parade — marking the Jets 15th victory since they began …

East Meadow is victorious over Calhoun at Homecoming

East Meadow High School and the surrounding community celebrated homecoming on Oct. 25 with a celebratory parade and football game against the Calhoun High School Cougars, which the Jets won with a …

Field of Honor celebrates East Meadow, Salisbury vets

There are roughly 228 American flags standing in front of the high schools in the East Meadow School District, with 99 at W.T. Clarke High School and 129 at East Meadow High School. East Meadow …

Mitchell Allen is East Meadow's Businessperson of the Year

Throughout his life, Mitchell Allen has had what he calls “an affinity for fixing things and helping people.” It dates back to when he was a child, and learned to use a hammer and a screwdriver …

East Meadow boy is recovering after random Queens attack

Jeremy Portnoy, 6, of East Meadow, was sitting on the sidewalk outside his grandparents’ house in Kew Gardens, Queens, on Oct. 10 when a 35-year-old homeless man approach-ed him and, unprovoked, …

The Week Ahead

Neon Wonderland at Aura Aura presents Long island biggest high school party at its nightclub at 1900 Hempstead Turnpike in East Meadow. There will be music by Nicky Rizz and Yoni Cohen & Nick G. …

Everything is going good today

I'm seated in a McDonald's restaurant for the second time in seven hours, the first time ever that I am consuming fast food for both my lunch and early dinner. Hoping to avoid judgment, I rationalize …

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 …