Simone Foster-Bedward, 30, a former teacher who came to Elmont three years ago from Kingston, Jamaica, was vomiting "a lot," she said, when she was pregnant with her first child, Shemaiah, and she rapidly dropped more than 30 pounds. Foster-Bedward was scared. But she had the Visiting Nurse Service of New York, a nonprofit agency, to guide her through her pregnancy. She's now fine, and so is her daughter - age 2.
Domenick Tarantino, a well-loved local accountant whose clients included the Elmont Memorial Library and Town of Hempstead Councilman Edward Ambrosino, died of a heart attack on Aug. 3. He was 62.
An unnamed Franklin Square man was one of 32 total people arrested across Long Island in July for allegedly committing sex crimes.
With new legal representation, Nassau County Legis. Carrié Solages appeared in a Hempstead court on Aug. 10 for a domestic violence case. At this appearance, more evidence, such as two videos, were presented to the defense.
Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton, a Democrat from Glen Cove, introduced legislation on Aug. 7 that she and her fellow Democrats hope will help curb prescription opioid addiction and …
On July 17, State Sen. Elaine Phillips, a Republican from Manhasset, visited the Franklin Square & Munson Fire Department to honor two local volunteer firefighters, former Chief Anthony DePietro and Firefighter/EMS Justin Pons for their outstanding contributions to the community as part of her series of First Responder Day Dedications.
Bringing more than a decade of experience at the high school and college gridirons, Jamel Ramsay is eager to begin his first season at the helm of Nassau Community College’s football program.
Assemblyman Ed Ra, of Franklin Square, invited veterans to attend his free annual Veterans Barbecue, which was held at the Franklin Square VFW Post 2718 on Lincoln Road in Franklin Square in the afternoon on Aug. 10. Veterans were invited to bring one guest.
On Monday afternoon in Elmont, drivers were advised that Meecham Avenue was closed in both directions between Dutch Broadway and East Street due to a police activity, officials said.
After the suicide of an elderly veteran in Bellmore roughly four months ago, Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino and the Long Island Crisis Center announced the launch of a senior crisis hotline. It began operating on Dec. 1, and since then, over 200 calls have been logged.