Rockville Centre disbands auxiliary police

Rockville Centre Auxiliary Police Department closure sparks outrage. Residents petition as the village plans to repurpose the building due to rising costs.

Long Island Youth Wellness Summit gets teens talking about mental health

Last week, Long Island high schools students and staff went to the Long Island Youth Wellness Summit in North Merrick.

Survivors of Kfar Aza, an Israeli kibbutz, speak in Lynbrook

Survivors of the October 7 attacks spoke at Lynbrook Temple Am Echad and shared their harrowing experience.

Sea Cliff Museum is gathering Mini Mart history

For nearly 60 years, Mini Mart has been a fixture of Sea Cliff’s yearly calendar. Now the village museum is hunting for memorabilia of the beloved arts and crafts exposition. …

Sewanhaka cosmetology students find deeper meaning in their work

Students from Sewanhaka High School's Career and Technical Education program help models prepare for the runway at the Family and Children’s Association’s annual Women in Philanthropy event.

Survivors of Oct. 7 attacks speak to Merrick-Bellmore community

At Congregation Ohav Shalom last week, the Merrick Bellmore Jewish Community Council presented “Rebuilding After Oct. 7 — The Story of Kibbutz Nir Oz.” Speakers from Israel, who experienced the initial attacks, joined members of several congregations who gathered to hear their stories and to learn about ways that American Jews can help communities in Israel.

East Meadow students, staff take part in wellness summit

Over the last four years, students in Nassau and Suffolk County have had the opportunity to attend the Long Island Youth Wellness Summit, sponsored by the New Jersey-based Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide.

Lauded jazz group to launch new CD at Freeport library

Freeport Library to Host Daniel Bennett Group's Album Premiere: Jazz aficionados and music enthusiasts alike are in for a treat as the Freeport Memorial Library gears up to showcase the acclaimed Daniel Bennett Group's latest album release, 'Mr. Bennett's Mind.' Set for April 14 at 2:30 p.m.

EDITORIAL

Don’t wait for Earth Day to care about Earth

Amidst the approaching Earth Day, we must remember the deteriorating state of our planet due to climate change, that calls for continuous action beyond the annual event.

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Before Long Island, we were ‘t Lange Eylandt

Exploring the hidden history and legacy of Dutch settlers on Long Island.

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Trends come and go, and then come right back again

There's a resurgence of typewriters among Gen Z reflecting a growing desire for simplicity, nostalgia, and authenticity in a digital age

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A $20,000 burden on working families

The lack of affordable and accessible child care is hitting Long Island families hard. The ABC plan aims to ensure families' access to quality child care and educational opportunities.

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Embracing responsibility: a commitment to service

I am committed to being responsive to the concerns of every constituent

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A chance to serve the community and make a difference

We may not always, agree but we should respect one another's views.