A history teacher at South High School, who filed a grievance claiming that Principal Maureen Henry interfered with his final assignment last month, submitted a conversation that he recorded to the teachers union in an effort to substantiate his claim, the Herald has learned.
County Legislator Carrié Solages, a Democrat from Elmont, was arrested after a domestic dispute with his girlfriend on June 21.
William “Bill” George Houston leapt six feet into the air in Sayville in 1943 to become the Long Island high jump champion. “I was the best of Suffolk County and the best of Nassau County,” Houston said. “I was the best of everyone.”
The Central High School District Board of Education voted on June 13 to authorize a lawsuit against District 24 for about $2 million that it withheld from the high school district for the 2016–17 school year, after the districts disputed what was owed based on the uncertainty of the taxable status of the Green Acres Mall property.
Thor is the king of the Valley Stream dog park — at least according to his owner, Jennifer Cheney. Once a day for the past two years, Thor, a Pomeranian- Chihuahua mix, could be seen running around the large dog park where there is more room for him to frolic.
A history teacher at South High School has filed a grievance against Principal Maureen Henry, after she allegedly interfered with a class project that tasked students with making change in their community.
History Hidden in Plain Sight
Have you ever driven past this old and rusty well, the one that stands like a statue on the edge of Edward W. Cahill Memorial Park (originally known as Watts Pond and in later years Mill Pond) and wondered about its provenance?
Several Nassau County police officers attended a “Pillows for Police” assembly on June 12 at the Forest Road Elementary School, at which student artists donated pillows they crafted to the …
Soprano Helene Williams and composer, conductor and pianist Leonard Lehrman of Court Street Music in Valley Stream hosted their annual House Concert and Student Recital June 4. The pair has been nurturing the talents of musicians young and old, including NYSSMA coaching and long-term study, since 1999.
Village officials presented an application for the state’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative on June 9 at Village Hall to an audience of about 20.
Long Islanders have long had a love-hate relationship with the Long Island Rail Road. On one hand, they love the service, which, on good days, speeds them into New York City . . .
The Week Ahead
Picnic at the park The Light of Joy Cherubim & Seraphim Ministry is hosting their annual picnic on June 24 from noon to 10 p.m. at Valley Stream State Park. The picnic features uncommon foods such as roasted plantain, groundnut and roasted meat. There will also be games such as Ludo, table tennis, Ayo Olopon and a sack race. The picnic is free and open to the public.