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In the aftermath of the massacre in a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., on June 12, Central Floridians rushed to local blood banks to help those in need. Unfortunately, many of them were turned away because of their sexual orientation. more
June is Great Outdoors Month. It’s a recognition and celebration of all the things we can do outside. And here on the South Shore, there’s no shortage of ways to spend a day out of doors, and have lots of fun doing it. more
Nassau Community College is something of an oasis in the county’s heavily developed and industrialized hub. Venerable sycamore and maple trees line its narrow roads. In its center is . . . more
The Board of Education has found itself in a rather precarious situation following last week’s meeting. On one side, there is a throng of angry parents from Riverside school, who rightly … more
“The long-term sustainability of Reynolds Channel and our surrounding bays is a pressing environmental concern . . ." more
With the arrival of pleasant weather, more people are out on the streets, and many of them are astride bikes of all varieties. It’s important for adults and children alike to know the rules of the road . . . more
We had never seen a tempest the likes of Hurricane Sandy before, one so mammoth, so fierce, that it wiped out whole shoreline communities while leaving much of the rest of the Northeast in tatters, … more
Hurricane Sandy led to one of Long Island’s worst environmental disasters ever, if not the worst. Sandy’s massive storm surge flooded hundreds of South Shore homes. Fuel oil tanks broke loose and floated away, spilling oil as they went. Cars were flooded as well, which sent a witches’ brew of chemicals spilling out. Sewage leaked from the Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant. more
In the chaotic weeks after Hurricane Sandy rolled across Nassau County, residents, desperate for the gasoline that was in such short supply, learned a new routine: get up before dawn and get to an open gas station before your friends and neighbors did. more
The effort to rebuild our communities after Hurricane Sandy’s devastation has not been without a sense of urgency, especially when it comes to reconstructing homes and critical infrastructure “stronger, smarter and safer.” more
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