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Students, faculty members and public officials recently celebrated the grand unveiling of new synthetic turf fields at Calhoun and Kennedy high schools. more
South Merrick’s Bay Drive, Harbor Road and Valerie Court are set to get face-lifts next year, when the Town of Hempstead plans to repave the streets. more
Fayette Elementary School has joined the list of community schools outside which motorists must drive slower than 30 miles per hour or else risk a speeding ticket. more
Though Nassau County Legislator Dave Denenberg has said he is no longer a candidate for State Senate, he will remain on the ballot next month in the 8th Senate District race. more
Having picked up two endorsements from leading nonprofit gun-control groups in two days, 4th Congressional District candidate Kathleen Rice called on Sept. 24 for national legislation that would require gun-show background checks and restrictions on high-capacity, assault-style clips. more
A drug take-back event sponsored by the Bellmore-Merrick Community Parent Center, the Central High School District and the Heroin Task Force on Sept. 27 yielded more than 200 pounds of medications, representing hundreds, if not thousands, of the opioid prescription pain pills that a growing number of teenagers are abusing, according to Wendy Tepfer, the Parent Center’s executive director. more
A pair of animal rights activists, who have long called for reforms at the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter in Wantagh, spoke up at a recent board meeting with concerns about the future of the facility. more
Keyboard rock legend Keith Emerson mostly regards himself as musically “self-taught.” “From 8 to 12 years old, I had private piano tutelage from the local teachers here in Sussex,” … more
The chairman of the Nassau County Democratic Committee is charging that the one-time law firm of former State Senate candidate Dave Denenberg “conspired” with Republican leaders to delay filing of a lawsuit against him until the deadline to nominate a different candidate had passed. more
Johannes Laursen, former president of the New York Press Association and publisher of four community newspapers on the South Shore, died on Sept. 18, at age 98. more
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