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Seaford Schools Superintendent Dr. Adele Pecora may be from Massapequa, but she projects Seaford Pride. A thoroughgoing professional with nearly 30 years of experience, she has only the highest praise for the district and the community and communicates a determination to do well by both. more
Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford and Town of Hempstead Receiver of Taxes Don Clavin called on County Comptroller Jack Schnirman to resign on Tuesday, saying that he was overpaid for sick and … more
It’s been 50 years since Army veteran Harold Jantz singlehandedly saved his platoon during an enemy ambush in a Vietnam jungle, but he said that night still haunts him to this day. “That … more
In a rare show of unity, the Hempstead Town Board last week unanimously approved a Community Choice Aggregation agreement that, once implemented, could cut natural gas rates by as much as 5 to 8 … more
Spend an hour with Prof. Maureen Tsorkis, chairman of the Dental Hygiene department at Farmingdale State College, and it’s easy to understand why she was one of this year’s winners of the … more
Editor’s note: Devin Johnson, one of 10 participants in Hofstra University’s Summer High School Journalism Institute, is a rising junior at Elmont Memorial High School. The following … more
The Boy Scouts of America Venture Crew 577, of North Bellmore, traveled to Iceland July 2-8, where members explored the Gjabakkahellir Cave in Thingvellir National Park, hiked up Sòlheimajökull … more
A mere mention of the 1960s can bring to mind images of peace signs, drugs, free love and rock ’n’ roll — as well as the Woodstock music festival in 1969, which incorporated all of … more
Scant weeks after the launch of the Nassau County libraries’ summer-long reading challenge, Ava Scopinich, 6, of Seaford, became one of the first to claim the top prize of an astronaut’s … more
Former Nassau County Executive Tom Gulotta, of North Merrick, died on Sunday, Aug. 4. He was 75. Gulotta, a Republican, served as the county executive from 1987 to 2001. more
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