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The Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter is again holding its Home for the Holidays pet adoption program, which began last Saturday and runs through Jan. 3. All fees are waived during this time period. more
The Jones Beach Holiday Lights Spectacular is back. The drive-through show opened last Friday night and will continue into the new year. more
If you were around in the 1970s, and into cool music (who wasn’t?), then you may remember the popular “Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano,” a … more
Patricia Sullivan-Kriss, a lifetime Rockville Centre resident and the current superintendent of the Hauppauge School District, was unanimously appointed West Hempstead’s new superintendent, following the retirement of Superintendent John Hogan. Her four-year appointment will begin next July 1. more
The atmosphere was electric at the Long Beach Ice Arena on Thursday as Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that he would veto a plan to build a liquefied natural gas import facility roughly 16 nautical … more
Zwanger-Pesiri Radiology, the largest private radiology practice on Long Island, opened its newest location in Levittown, - just a few miles away from East Meadow, - on Oct. 31. The new office is … more
With the swing of a sledgehammer into one of the walls of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, the renovation of the 43-year-old arena officially began on Nov. 5. Nassau County Executive Ed … more
The drug addicts’ brain scans that Dr. Stephen Dewey takes appear in psychedelic shades of red, yellow, green and blue, each indicating a level of brain activity — or inactivity. Red means excited. Blue is dormant. Dewey is the laboratory director for behavioral and molecular neuro-imaging at the North Shore-LIJ Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. In that capacity, he’s put hundreds of addicts’ brains to the test — the positron emission tomography test, that is — seeking to understand precisely what happens to the mind when a pot smoker lights up or a heroin junkie shoots up. And, he has found, it isn’t pretty. more
Before the New York Equestrian Center opened its Horse Gym, Spa & Rehabilitation Center in West Hempstead a few months ago, the nearest facility offering physical therapy for horses was three hours away, in southern New Jersey. “Horses would have to ride in trailers for three hours to get treatment,” said Alex Jacobson, who has owned the equestrian center for nearly 10 years. more
There were no surprises in the 19 races for Nassau County Legislature on Election Day, with all incumbents securing re-election. more
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