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Graduates of Sanford H. Calhoun High School, Ben Cohen and Greenfield became entrepreneurs when they started Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream — striving to meet environmentally friendly and humanitarian goals while doing business. The duo visited Adelphi University on Sept. 12 to share their perspective on how a company can positively impact its surrounding community. more
Two books on the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks — Nora Raleigh Baskin’s “Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story” and Gae Polisner’s “The Memory of Things” — offer young readers a glimpse into that day, before they were born. On Sept. 14, Baskin visited Merrick Avenue Middle School, while Polisner visited Calhoun High School to speak to students on the importance of that day. more
The State Education Department last week announced that it would pull back on plans to penalize schools in which high numbers of students boycott state standardized tests. more
Come dance with the Mepham Pipettes, who are hosting their annual Fall Kickline Clinic, where your child can learn what it takes to be a member of a high school dance team. Various forms of dance will be taught, and your child will perform what they learned at the end of the clinic. more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is likely looking at a third term in office, after he defeated his primary challenger, progressive actor and activist Cynthia Nixon, by more than 30 percentage points in Thursday’s Democratic primary. more
As of Sept. 6, five men charged with Angel Soler’s death were imprisoned at the Nassau County jail, awaiting indictment or trial. more
The John F. Kennedy High School Cougars boys’ volleyball team is gearing up for the season, and senior Tyler Anderson, of Merrick, is ready to step in to his position as captain. more
The State Supreme Court on Aug. 28 reversed the Town of Hempstead Board of Appeals’ 2017 decision to allow the construction of a community center at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church. more
Though Gennaro Jewelers has been in business in Bellmore for 95 years, the customer service remains similar to when Erwin Von der Heydt opened the store in May 1923, even as the community around it has changed drastically. more
Deputy Assembly Speaker Earlene Hooper, after 30 years, is seeking another term representing District 18. Her Democratic primary opponent this year, however, has won the support of the Nassau County Democratic Committee. more
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