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I had been pedaling for an hour and a half when I stopped cold. The view, quite simply, stunned me. It was 8:30 a.m. on Aug. 22, and I was three-quarters of the way through a bike ride up and down the asphalt path that runs along the Wantagh and Ocean parkways, from Nassau County’s Cedar Creek Park, in Seaford, to the Town of Oyster Bay’s Tobay Beach Park, in Massapequa. The entire ride, from Cedar Creek to Tobay Beach and back, was 17.6 miles. more
Swimming is prohibited in the Atlantic Ocean today, Aug. 28, at Jones Beach State Park and several other South Shore beaches because of rip currents caused by Hurricane Cristobal. more
When Scott Kaplan isn’t helping people get into shape, he often can be found at his computer, working on his next story idea. more
Merrick School District trustees said in May that they would put tax breaks for community veterans to a vote on Aug. 12, but the board has postponed the vote another 28 days to Sept. 9. more
He is scanning the Atlantic, as he has for three months almost every summer since John F. Kennedy was president. Lee Hahn may be in between bites of a chicken sandwich. He may be loudly channeling Elvis. If the ocean is calm, he may have drifted into the observant-daydreaming state lifeguards master. If there are waves, he may be having a hard time sitting still, envying the off-hour guards on surfboards out past the break, catching rides while he can only watch. more
In 2010, people in Merrick, Bellmore, Wantagh and Seaford paid nearly five times more for tap water than people in East Meadow, Levittown, Lido Beach and Uniondale, according to an engineering firm working for the Water Authority of Southeastern Nassau County. The first four communities got their water from the company Long Island American Water. The second four got theirs from the Town of Hempstead ... more
Beatrice Brown, a senior at John F. Kennedy High School in Bellmore, was recently selected to take part in the National Association for Music Education All-National High School Concert Band. Brown, a flutist, is the first Kennedy student to be selected for the honor and the first instrumental student selected in the district’s history. more
Of all the moments in a school year, David Seinfeld, former principal of Calhoun High School, now the Bellmore-Merrick Central District’s assistant superintendent for instruction, said he loves the half-hour after graduation most of all. He enjoys watching families snapping photos of and hugging their proud graduates. more
A pair of Nassau County legislators are vying for an open seat in the State Senate, with both candidates recently picking up major endorsements. more
Utility 2.0, an updated power program that the Public Service Electric and Gas company (PSEG) said would cost about $200 million, will begin its implementation stage in early 2015. After … more
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