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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
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
It was a summer evening nearly two years ago when Island Park business owner Jared Judson re-evaluated his career path. He and his wife, Melanie, were on the shore of Long Beach in a Tuesday-night beach volleyball league. Judson, 39 at the time, who grew up in Baldwin and lives in Freeport, began to feel a pain in his chest, and decided to lay down courtside. The discomfort didn’t stop. more
The Island Park Civic Association collected nearly 100 stuffed bunnies at its third annual Hug-A-Bunny Fundraiser earlier this month, which the group donated to South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside on April 12 to be distributed to children. more
A headless deer was found in an overgrown area along Shell Harbor in Barnum Island earlier this month, according to news reports. Residents found the dead deer in the weeds adjacent to the corner of Georgia Avenue and Nevada Avenue, reports said. more
New York City schoolteacher Geovanni Alvarado was getting ready for his daughter’s dance competition on Nov. 27, 2015. While taking a shower in his Island Park home, he felt a seizure coming on. As … more
Gene Vandermosten, known around Island Park for his unwavering service to the community — including his longtime commitment to Boy Scouts and various fire departments in the area — died on April 3 at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Queens from a heart condition. He was 80. 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
The Oceanside and Island Park communities got in the Easter spirit on April 8, as children took to Masone Beach and the Schoolhouse Green to hunt for eggs in preparation of the upcoming holiday. The event provided fun for dozens of residents, including children of all ages. more
The Herald Community Newspapers came up big in the New York Press Association’s 2016 Better Newspaper Contest, taking 15 honors in the statewide competition, for which 184 newspapers submitted nearly 3,000 entries. The awards were presented at NYPA’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., last weekend. more
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