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When Sacred Heart Academy in Hempstead opened as the Mary Louis Academy Annex in 1949, the school had 58 students. Seventy years later, the all-girls school has a student body of more than 850. While … more
For Mahdi Islam, a fourth-grader at Bowling Green Elementary School, the start of the school year meant a chance to run on the playground with his friends instead of watching them from a wheelchair. … more
Town of Hempstead Receiver of Taxes Don Clavin called on County Comptroller Jack Schnirman to resign on Tuesday amid an investigation into a “payout scandal” in Long Beach that Clavin … more
Ahead of the start of school this fall, the East Meadow School District put out the following public announcement regarding free or reduced lunch options for those who require emergency food … more
Editor’s note: Devin Johnson, one of 10 participants in Hofstra University’s Summer High School Journalism Institute, is a rising junior at Elmont Memorial High School. The following … more
Nearly three years have passed, but the Nassau County Back Bays Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study to examine, in part, if storm gates can be installed at the Jones and East Rockaway inlets, will require more time, according to Scott Sanderson, section chief of coastal planning for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District. more
Patriotism was in focus at Barnum Woods Elementary School in East Meadow as students donning red, white and blue stood with their parents on the school’s front lawn for its annual Flag Day ceremony … more
“I think it’s my responsibility, as an educator, to teach children about cultures outside of their own,” said Janice Oldak, who is retiring after 32 years of teaching art at Barnum Woods … more
Emily Carman, Kaitlyn Surless, Stefanie Botman and Hailey Schiller, all graduating seniors in the East Meadow School District, stood out as volunteers, role models and scholars to the East Meadow … more
Students in Toni Ann Pelo’s first-grade class at Barnum Woods Elementary School, in East Meadow, collected 355 pairs of shoes for charity during the school’s annual shoe drive. In honor of … more
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