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Part two of an occasional series about the challenges that people face making ends meet in Nassau County. By 8 a.m. on July 3, many, if not most, of the 3- to 5-year-olds in Jazmin Torres and … more
Nassau County’s free summer concert series became a little fresher last weekend, when Eisenhower Park welcomed pop artists Christina Perri and Tegan and Sara to the Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre for a night of music. more
A mix of guitars, stylish fedoras, multicolored hairstyles and practicing hopefuls, who were letting out a few notes before it really counted, waited in close quarters outside of Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, in Uniondale, on July 23, hours before it was time to show off their high notes, vibrato and guitar strums to the producers of “American Idol.” more
Scattered around the gym at W. T. Clarke High School last Monday morning were some 50 students, separated into teams, arranging themselves by date of birth. Coach Scott Martin, a phys.-ed.- teacher in the East Meadow School District, and the instructor of the activity, tested the students’ communication skills by challenging them to complete the exercise in silence — which was inevitably interrupted by the occasional giggle. Communicating only with their fingers, th more
The older adults participating in the Town of Hempstead’s Senior Writing Workshop presented their original works recently at the Merrick Theater and Center for the Arts. more
It played out like a scene from NBC’s “Seinfeld.” Jerry Seinfeld was sitting in a diner one afternoon, eating lunch, sipping coffee, chatting about quirky, mundane topics with a friend, offering deadpan observations. more
“Hard work pays off,” said Binita Shah, a student at W.T. Clarke High School, who, at 17 years old, has already rocked out with an internationally renowned band and conducted cancer research alongside college students and professors. Her 13-year-old sister, Aashini, can attest to Binita’s statement, as she also shares her sister’s musical exploits, and started research of her own, involving global warming, all before reaching high school. more
Tom McKevitt Sr., the father of State Assemblyman Tom McKevitt Jr., died on June 25, from complications stemming from various health issues. He was 75. more
Four North Bellmore Fire Department volunteers were injured while responding to an East Meadow house fire on July 13, officials said ... more
Michelle Hauser, 17, recalls driving through the Superstorm Sandy–ravaged sections of her hometown of Oceanside 19 months ago. She explained that she remembers asking her father why construction workers from California and Arkansas were repairing utility poles in the neighborhood, but he didn’t know the answer. more
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