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Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino met with representatives of the League of Women Voters of Nassau County and addressed their questions and concerns about diverse issues during a Dec. 1 … more
Nonprofit social-service agencies like the Five Towns Community Center were facing steep funding cuts by Nassau County as late as Monday night. more
Although fake news is a big issue for today’s media, particularly in the aftermath of the presidential campaign, it has been a problem in the journalism world for more than 100 years. “There are records of fake news going back as far as Lincoln that were used to [try to] derail his election,” said Dr. Cliff Jernigan, an associate professor and chairman of Hofstra University’s Department of Journalism, Media Studies and Public Relations. more
“I’m going to say three words,” said Lauren Totaro, national program coordinator for the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. “The words are apple, table and penny. Can you repeat them back to me?” more
Olga Soren, a former resident of Oceanside and Island Park, died on Nov. 23 at age 84, and her children have started collecting money in her name to benefit homebound seniors. more
Jim Loughran walked down a dim hallway, flanked with video monitors depicting simulated sharks swimming in crystal blue waters, at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, Calif. As he made his way a little further, crew members told him where to stand. Loughran then hit his mark and faced the real sharks — self-made entrepreneurs who double as filthy-rich investors and reality television stars. more
To celebrate its 40-year anniversary, and to help fellow women look their best selves in the workplace, the Long Island Center for Business and Professional Women hosted a highly successful “40 and … more
By the time Mahalia Desruisseaux was 6 or 7 years old, she had already decided that she would be a doctor. The now 46-year-old recalls her frequent trips to the Haitian orphanage run by her father, where her mother was a teacher. She saw firsthand her parents’ desire to help those who are less fortunate, which they passed on to their daughter. more
Barnum Island homeowners along California Canal say they were denied promised bulkhead funding for their waterfront properties, and have petitioned to New York Rising to begin protecting the street from flooding four years after Hurricane Sandy. more
Oceanside students attended school on Monday in the wake of two separate threats made last weekend, after Nassau County police deemed neither of the statements serious or credible. more
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