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Island Harvest Food Bank is teaming up with the National Association of Letter Carriers and the United States Postal Service for the 25th annual Stamp Out Hunger campaign on Saturday, May 13. In … more
The National Hockey League commissioner announced last Friday that the New York Islanders were considering a move from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn back to Long Island. This time, however, they most likely would not return to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale. Their new home might be Belmont Park, in Elmont, where the team might submit a bid to build a new arena. more
Elmont residents and Nassau County officials alike have said that one bullet fired in the community is one too many. A program recently introduced to deter gun violence, however, has a number of Elmont residents upset about its introduction to their community. more
The Town of Hempstead board voted unanimously to increase the minimum age to purchase all tobacco products, liquid nicotine, electronic cigarettes and all smoking paraphernalia to 21 during a board meeting on April 25. more
In an announcement to sports editors from the Associated Press on Friday, the commissioner of the NHL said that the Islanders are considering a move from their current home arena at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn to return to Long Island, specifically Belmont Park, where the team would submit a bid to build a new arena there. more
Elmont resident Keith Couch began playing baseball in his backyard when he was 3, and has played Little League, travel and school ball at Holy Trinity High and Adelphi University. He has spent the last seven seasons in the minor leagues. more
New York state’s new $163 billion budget passed last week, including an allocation of $2.5 billion for the Clean Water Infrastructure Act, which aims to improve water distribution systems’ safety and quality. more
Nassau Police report the arrest of an Elmont man, Julio Aracena, 32, of Clinton Street, for promoting a sexual performance by a child. more
“It’s like they just stopped painting last week,” one concertgoer said, as he walked down Section 104’s shiny grey-and-yellow stairs that seemed to sparkle in the dim pre-concert haze. After a $165 million renovation, the Uniondale venue, now called NYCB Live’s Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, was complete, and fans filed in on April 5 to see Long Island’s favorite rock legend reopen the place. “It’s still wet,” the man joked. more
A treasure trove of original survey maps of the Long Island Motor Parkway — the country’s first road built exclusively for automobiles, in 1908 — have been in the basement of a Malverne business, the Learning Circle, for decades. “I saw them about 20 years ago and I didn’t pay much attention to them,” said Roy Knoernschild, an on-call custodian for the building. more
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