As expected, hundreds of students from across Nassau County took part in Wednesday’s planned National School Walkout to remember the 17 victims of the mass shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School a month ago and to call for stricter gun controls, according to student activists and educators.
Hundreds of students slowly spilled out of South Side High School at 10 a.m. and headed to the football field to take part in Wednesday’s planned National School Walkout to remember the 17 victims of the mass shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School a month ago.
For 17 solemn minutes of silence, hundreds of Oceanside High School students left their classrooms on Wednesday morning and flocked to the football field for a walkout in remembrance of the 17 …
For 17 minutes Wednesday morning, every student at Lynbrook High School stood in the gymnasium to remember the 17 victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting.
Students in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District walked out of school, along with other students nationwide, on Wednesday, to protest gun violence and call for stricter gun laws.
Restaurateur Harendra Singh was center stage Thursday at the U.S. District courthouse in Central Islip, as he testified about a yearslong history of doing favors for former County Executive Ed Mangano in exchange for political “juice” to help his struggling businesses.
From the Columbine High School mass shooting in Colorado in April 1999 to the killing of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Fla., a month ago, one of the recurring themes in these tragedies is the mental state of the murderers.
No matter how the figures are calculated, Elmont residents have higher cancer rates than people in surrounding communities. They want to know why. It’s a question they have been asking for a …
Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen is considering the privatization of at least some of the operations and services at the town animal shelter in Wantagh, which has been plagued by controversy for years.
During Hurricane Sandy, Hook Creek overflowed, flooding the backyards of many homes in the Mill Brook section of Valley Stream. Five years have passed, but the problem has persisted in the area during storms.
Across the U.S., there are communities with renowned high school varsity cheerleading teams. But few, if any, have two championship squads separated by a six-minute drive.
It took about four months, but the East Rockaway girls finally played what basketball enthusiasts would call a complete game. And they picked precisely the right time to do it.
Even though Baldwin captured its first-ever girls basketball state title last winter, memories of back-to-back losses to Commack in the 2015 and ‘16 Long Island Class AA championship games remained fresh in the minds of standouts Aziah Hudson and Jenna Annecchiarico.
"Why do we have to lead the change?” That was the question Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior Ryan Deitsch asked Sen. Marco Rubio at a town hall forum . . .
You knew CNN’s town hall to debate gun control — on Feb. 21, only a week after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. — would devolve into absurdity when National Rifle Association spokeswoman Dana Loesch took the stage.
So personal. As I realized last week, every single thing President Trump does or says diminishes something or someone I cherish. If this keeps up, he could really start to get on my nerves.
Washington saw another remarkable session of apparent bipartisan accommodation last week, as senators from both parties met with President Trump to discuss measures aimed at containing mounting gun violence.