E.M. resident joins Merchant Marine Academy

Ever since she was eight and saw her older brother carve out a path in the U.S. military, Dominique Basso pledged that she would follow in his footsteps. Now 18, the East Meadow resident is in her …

Once in Oyster Bay, a Lincoln Bible goes home to Springfield

A Bible that Abraham Lincoln once owned was held in reverence by a family that passed it down for generations, the descendants of the Rev. Noyes W. Miner, of Springfield, Ill. — including the Hill …

Four district students are National Merit semifinalists

Four students from the East Meadow School District are semifinalists in the 65th National Merit Scholarship Program and have the chance to progress in the competition and earn the title of Merit …

Golic and Wingo to broadcast from The Greene Turtle

The Golic and Wingo national morning television and radio show will broadcast an episode live from The Greene Turtle Sports Bar and Grille in East Meadow on Sept. 20 from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. Mike Golic …

Walk to End Alzheimer’s is growing at Eisenhower Park

A crowd of almost 900 people created a sea of purple, yellow, blue and orange, raising multicolored pinwheels that spun in the warm, early-fall wind. The pinwheels are emblematic of the Walk to …

Central Nassau Little League celebrates new field

The Central Nassau Little League celebrated the ribbon cutting of a new synthetic turf field and drainage system recently installed at Salisbury Ball Field in East Meadow. Central Nassau Little …

The Week Ahead

Garden Social Pumpkin Beer Fest Come enjoy the finest selection of pumpkin beers to kick off your fall at Garden Social in East Meadow on Sept. 22 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are $50 for this …

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For those who celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year and the Days of Awe (Days of Repentance) leading up to Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement), reflection, spiritual awakening and asking for …

A LOOK BACK

Brookholt Mansion, Part Two

In the last installment, this column highlighted Brookholt Mansion on Front Street and its famous inhabitants, Oliver Hazard Perry (O.H.P.) Belmont and Alva Erskine Smith Vanderbilt (a.k.a. Mrs. …