Nassau County officials discuss water safety at Wantagh Park

County Executive Bruce Blakeman spoke at Wantagh Park Pool on June 25, discussing general water safety for county residents, with public pools now open and the crowds at area beaches continuing to grow.

City’s residential rehab program is launched

Mayor Pamela Panzenbeck, chair of the Glen Cove Community Development Agency, announced the launch of the Residential Rehabilitation Program, coordinated by the Glen Cove CDA and supported by the …

New Elmont education board trustees aim to increase transparency

Newly elected Elmont school district education board trustees Lynette Battle and Dwayne Palmer took their seats after being sworn in during the board’s reorganization meeting July 1.

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Vs Roses wins L.I. Choice Award Best Landscape Designer third year in a row!

Vs Roses Landscape & Design has done it again! For the third consecutive year, they have clinched the prestigious Long Island Choice Award for Landscaper & Design Company , a testament to …

Groundbreaking for affordable-housing complex near Inwood LIRR station

Ceremony marks start of 48-unit affordable-housing complex near Inwood.

Two students inducted as Fellows in My Brother's Keeper

Uniondale High School students Jaden Eccelston and Aaron Osorio were recently inducted as fellows into the seventh class of My Brother’s Keeper.

Mount Sinai South Nassau, Maidenbaum's honor ‘health care heroes’

Mount Sinai South Nassau dedicated its new Maidenbaum Health Care Heroes Plaza on Monday to the hospital’s doctors, nurses and health care workers in honor of their extraordinary efforts during the …

Oyster Bay grads have bright futures ahead

Oyster Bay High School seniors and their family members, teachers and faculty gathered on the high school’s steps on June 29 to celebrate the graduation of the Class of 2024. The space was …

A new chapter ahead at East Meadow's Barnum Woods

Two of Barnum Woods Elementary School’s most prominent leaders — Principal Gregory Bottari and David Rothman, a 30-year planning and management team member — have retired from their positions in the East Meadow School District, effective at the end of the past school year.

New hydration stations arrive at Town of Hempstead parks

Town of Hempstead parks just got a little bit greener. Las week the Town of Hempstead announced the addition of an eco-friendly water bottle refilling station at the Norman J. Levy Park and Preserve.

Bellmore-Merrick Girl Scouts receive Gold Award

Four Bellmore-Merrick Girl Scouts received their Gold Awards and were honored in a ceremony at The Brookside School on June 14.

Editorial

Summer brings a greater risk of fires

Summer weather brings an increased risk of fires. Whether it’s a backyard grill or a campfire, fire hazards are more prevalent at this time of year, which is why it’s critical to be aware of fire safety practices.

Columnist

NUMC is on the road to financial recovery

The treatment is working. For the past year, the leadership of Long Island’s largest safety-net hospital has buckled down to demonstrate that this beacon of hope for so many residents can survive, and thrive.

Columnist

Cars, vintage and new, test the young and old

No one, young or old, should get behind the wheel of an automobile unless they know how to start, stop, turn on the lights, and put it in park. Also, if the car is older than 10, mind the handbrake. And never, ever get your emergency driving tips from Instagram.

Columnist

America is at a critical juncture — our last stand

As we gathered to celebrate the Fourth of July, we reflected on the remarkable journey that has shaped the United States into the beacon of freedom and justice it is today.