Hempstead town blocked from enforcing controversial gas station law

Attorneys for the Town of Hempstead will be in court next week defending a 2016 town law requiring gas stations to provide free compressed air to motorists. The law is currently blocked from enforcement, pending the outcome at trial.

Dinkelmeyer students inspired by Dr. King's message

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s contributions to the civil rights movement were the subject of several reading and writing assignments at John Dinkelmeyer Elementary School in the North Bellmore School District.

State finds North Bellmore district may become cash-strapped

A report last week by New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli found that the North Bellmore School District was “susceptible to fiscal stress,” and that officials should carefully watch their budgeting and fund balances.

Serial knifepoint robber pleads guilty to Nassau spree

A homeless man has pleaded guilty to a string of knifepoint robberies committed throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties between February and April 2017.

North Merrick school pilots Google technology

The Old Mill Road Elementary School in the North Merrick School District was selected to be one of the first schools to participate in the Google Expedition Pioneers Program and pilot augmented …

North Merrick thanks its Board of Education

The North Merrick School District thanked the Board of Education – President Wendy Gargiulo, Vice President John Pinto, and Trustees Edward Corona, Steve Enella, Jennifer Hyland, Tracey Miller, and Todd Ransom – at the November 14th Board of Education meeting as part of School Board Recognition Week.

Editorial

Hey, N.Y.C., hands off L.I.’s water

New York City wants Long Island’s water. We shouldn’t give it to the city, period. Here’s the thing: If granted state approval, the city could just take it.

Jerry Kremer

There has to be a better way to treat immigrants

If you hang around Congress these days or happen to visit the White House, there are three words that you dare not utter. One is “obstruction,” another is “collusion” and, for some unexplained and sad reason, the latest dirty word in the Republican-controlled House and Senate is “immigrant.”

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