In Levittown, grand masters in the making

The future grand masters gathered in a brightly lit classroom at East Broadway Elementary School in Levittown on Jan. 31 to receive instructions from school psychologist and chess club adviser Dr. …

Local broker: real estate market surging

Despite frequent complaints about the heavy burden placed on Nassau County homeowners by high property taxes and rising interest rates, the real estate market in Seaford and Wantagh — and the …

Student’s painting wins Shanti calendar spot

When 16-year-old Levittown artist Rosita Bohorquez entered one of her paintings in the Shanti Fund art competition promoting peace through education, it was with scant hope that she would win any …

Seaford Manor travels around the world

Smiles and laughter filled the classrooms of Seaford Manor Elementary School during the week of Jan. 7 as the students sampled different cultures and traditions for International Week. …

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day event at South Nassau Communities Hospital preaches ‘R-E-S-P-E-C-T’

own of Hempstead Senior Councilwoman Dorothy Goosby and late renowned musical artist and civil rights activist Aretha Franklin were honored Monday during South Nassau Communities Hospital’s 11th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration.

'A Private War' lays bare a journalist's life

It’s not my family/ In your head, in your head, they are fighting/ With their tanks, and their bombs/ And their bombs, and their guns/ In your head, in your head they are crying.” — From …

Valentine’s Day mission: find the real thing

Valentine’s Day, the fire sale of romantic love, seems a perfect time to push back and get real. Let’s sift through the dross of life for gold nuggets, for the small things and moments that we …