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A man jumped in front of an eastbound train at the Lynbrook station on July 27 at about 7:20 a.m. and is listed in critical condition, a spokeswoman for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said. more
Kathleen (Riley) Tolan died peacefully in her home in East Rockaway on July 20. She was 68. She was a librarian at East Rockaway Public library for more than 30 years.  Tolan, born and raised in … more
In the midst of a weeklong heat wave, a line of strong storms passed through our area on Monday, with high wind gusts causing power outages and toppled trees. Four houses were reported to have … more
A Merrick woman was one of three people indicted on July 15 for allegedly embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from a Lynbrook-based charity that provides support services for people with special needs. more
With high temperatures and humidity impacting the region, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced that cooling centers are open to the public. “The combination of heat and … more
Normally talkative and cheerful, Bellmorite Margaret Pearsall suddenly turned quiet and sorrowful. “Don’t start,” she said. “Don’t bring that up. It’s very sad. … more
Hundreds of elite swimmers from across the country visited East Meadow earlier this month, as the United States Synchronized Swimming Junior Olympics Championship was held at the Nassau County … more
Although the already approved schedule of presidential debates did not include Hofstra University, home of one of the debates in 2008 and 2012, it will be the host of the Sept. 26 debate after all. … more
Eight Nassau County high school students and two 2016 graduates recently invested two weeks of their summer vacations learning to craft news leads, shoot photos, edit videos and build their own WordPress blogs at Hofstra University’s High School Summer Journalism Institute. more
Dozens of Long Islanders gathered at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow on July 9 to march in the first Black Lives Matter rally in central Nassau County. The march was organized by a group of Long Island youth following the recent killings of two African-American men by police in Baton Rouge, La., and Falcon Heights, Minn. more
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