At the mere age of 21, Wantagh native Andrew Capobianco is an Olympic medalist.
Chants of "Why were the coaches let go? We don't know" could be heard throughout Shepherd Street and Long Beach Road in Rockville Centre on Wednesday as nearly 100 residents took part in a vocal protest in support of two girls' soccer coaches who were not brought back for the 2021-22 season.
He had a unique name, he had an infectious smile, and when he played, he played to win — and to inspire his teammates. Messiah Ajayi Clark, a 2015 graduate of Hewlett High School who lived in Valley Stream, died in a July 21 car accident in Hempstead. He was 24.
Though opioid overdose deaths were declining in Nassau County just before the coronavirus pandemic, the ensuing health crisis has resulted in a bump in substance abuse of all kinds that is now the focus of the Committee on Drug Abuse at the Five Towns Community Center in Lawrence.
Former Wantagh High School baseball star and Hofstra University senior Jimmy Joyce was selected by the Seattle Mariners in the 16th round of the 2021 Major League Baseball Draft.
Volunteers on an Operation SPLASH boat enjoy a privilege granted to the organization’s dues-paying members: They get to pick up garbage.
Tyler Bissoondial, a rising junior at John F. Kennedy High School in Bellmore, is a finalist in an international science competition that challenges students to find practical solutions to some of …
On July 10, Long Island residents gathered at the Norman J. Levy Park and Preserve in Merrick for a “healing hike,” a monthly hike that is organized by the Long Island Progressive …
Nearly a decade ago, the land adjacent to Congregation Tifereth Israel, on Hill Street in Glen Cove, was cleared in anticipation of a new condominium development. But not long after several units were built in 2017, the developer, Landing Cove LLC, abandoned the project, leaving the buildings half-finished, and the land became an eyesore. Now, however, with a new developer, the first phase of the project has been completed, and several residents have even moved into their units at Breton Hills.
The Say Their Names Association closed its first year June 26 by awarding eight Black seniors from local high schools, including Oceanside High School, with scholarships for demonstrating a commitment to helping their communities and starting conversations about race.
After 15 months of lockdown, East Rockaway native Michael Quadrino’s production company On The Quays is celebrating LGBTQ+ pride and returning to society with a film titled, “Reemergence: A Queer Visual Album.”
Todd Kaminsky, who was re-elected last November to a third two-year term in the State Senate, announced his candidacy for Nassau County district attorney Tuesday. Appearing in a dark blue suit …
Summer should be a time of joy, spent hanging out at the beach and barbecuing in the backyard. Too often, however, summer turns tragic when it needn’t.
Until recently, I had never thought deeply how radical my parents were when I was a child. I’m not sure they realized it at the time.
I just booked a reservation to see the next full solar eclipse. Call me an optimist; I expect to be there.
June was National Homeownership Month. For many, homeownership is a part of the American dream that is proving to be increasingly difficult to attain. Long Island home prices . . .
Four milestones were reached in June on the road to racial equity. They recognize progress while underscoring the distance yet to be traveled.