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The Press Club of Long Island will host a panel discussion, “Why a Community Newspaper Is a Great Place to Start — and Make — a Career in Journalism,” on Wednesday, March 15, … more
Local folks said that they had fun bowling for a cause at on Feb. 4. Families flocked to Levittown Lanes for a charity bowl-a-thon benefitting Last Hope Animal Rescue. more
The U.S. Army Transport ship Dorchester was attacked by a German U-boat along a strip of the Atlantic Ocean commonly referred to as “Torpedo Junction” on the morning of Feb. 3, 1943. As the American transport ship sank, four chaplains with different ideological and spiritual beliefs sang hymns, and provided hope and life jackets offering their own to others in need to the crew and passengers of the doomed vessel. more
Jonas Salk Middle School Principal John Zampaglione recalled that when the district launched the RISE character education program in 2006, administrators suggested that teachers incorporate the concepts of respect, integrity, safety and staying healthy, and empathy into their lessons. More than a decade later, he said, those words are used daily in classrooms throughout the Levittown school, and plastered on bulletin boards around the building. more
After receiving claims of neglect, Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos said he is auditing the Hempstead Town Animal Shelter in Wantagh. more
It is a massive, towering brick structure, set in the heart of downtown Rockville Centre. St. Agnes Cathedral — Long Island’s only Roman Catholic Cathedral — was constructed in … more
In October 2014, Maureen Mele asked the Seaford Board of Education why the district did not have a bowling team. Her children — Mike, 16, Marissa, 13, and Matthew, 9 — had bowled in the … more
Because of icy driving conditions and extreme cold, school districts across the South Shore delayed or canceled classes on Feb. 10. According to their websites, as of 5:30 a.m., they … more
Snow blanketed Seaford and Wantagh Thursday morning. With the storm expected to continue throughout the afternoon and early evening, elected officials offered residents safety tips. more
With a snowstorm that could dump up to a foot or more of the white stuff across Nassau County predicted for Thursday, school officials across the South Shore were canceling classes on Wednesday … more
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