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In the aftermath of a multi-car wreck at Elmont Road and Dutch Broadway on Oct. 31, which injured four teenage pedestrians, two of whom remained in critical condition for weeks, the public’s … more
Two years after Todd Kaminsky was elected to the State Senate, he has proven to be a vocal and aggressive advocate in the 9th District and beyond. He deserves another term. The former federal … more
Elsy Mecklembourg doesn’t know how to slow down. At an age when most people are considering retirement plans, Mecklembourg, 63, is finishing up the coursework for her doctorate in medical education … more
Although National Suicide Prevention Week ended on Sept. 15, the Franklin Square-based nonprofit Dan’s Plan, which advocates for suicide and mental health awareness, has already begun planning its … more
The race for the 19th Assembly District began to heat up in earnest at the end of last month when incumbent Edward Ra formally announced his bid for a fifth term against his challenger, William Carr, … more
Vapes and e-cigarette retailers throughout the Town of Hempstead would have to post large signs about the devices’ dangers to consumers, in a conspicuous location at their place of business, if … more
Retail gasoline prices finally began to inch down slowly at the end of last month after reaching their highest summertime levels since 2014, according to local industry analysts.GasBuddy, which … more
School safety was the main issue discussed last week during the Sewanhaka Central High School District’s Board of Education meeting, as Superintendent Ralph Ferrie laid out the district’s … more
What Are the High Holy Days?  If the year is a train, the High Holy Days are its engine. A delicate blend of joy and solemnity, feasting and fasting, prayer and inspiration make up the … more
Local elected and school officials and parents joined the swelling chorus last week of those opposed to a proposal to use federal funds to arm classroom teachers, including in Franklin Square, Elmont … more
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