Two former Hewlett High School athletes who made their mark in two sports will be inducted into the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame at a ceremony before the Bulldogs’ Homecoming game against Valley Stream North on Saturday.
There are few people in Long Beach who can remember the last time that a crowd gathered outside a six-acre vacant lot just a few feet from the boardwalk, known to locals as the Superblock. But …
Sept. 11, 2021, dawned as a stunningly beautiful late summer morning, the sky an azure blue and the sunshine a bright yellow — just as it was on the same day 20 years ago. At the Hempstead …
Twenty years ago, during one of the deadliest days in American history, Charlene DeMarino was — like many other Americans — working at her office when she learned of what happened that …
On Sept. 10, 2001, New York Police Department officer James McEniry was at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn teaching a class in chemical emissions. The lifelong East Meadow resident and East Meadow …
There were words of remembrance, words of anger and words of appreciation at the 20th annual Cedarhurst 9/11 memorial ceremony at Andrew J. Parise Cedarhurst Park last Sunday.
No one recalls the fall of the Twin Towers on Sept. 11, 2001, more keenly than the families of those who died at Ground Zero. Among the lost was FDNY FirefighterTimothy Brian Higgins, who died at age 43 when the South Tower (Tower 2) collapsed. His brother, retired FDNY FF Joe Higgins, told of the search to find Tim in the rubble.
Less than two weeks before the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11 — a day that has left unhealed wounds in the hearts of many in the Merricks — members of the Merrick Fire Department gathered for a special documentary screening.
Irish Day is one of Long Beach’s largest events, drawing thousands to the West End, where the green flows for hours — vendors sell food and other items and restaurants and bars do a …
South Side High School’s girls’ soccer coaching saga took yet another turn on Monday when the Board of Education accepted the resignation of the team’s new coach, Jude Massillon, after just one week. In his resignation letter to the board, Massillon, who is Black, said he received numerous anonymous phone calls, many of which were “racially derogatory.”
'It was just complete shock'
Lynbrook resident Michael Hawxhurst was at his desk on the 80th floor of the World Trade Center’s South Tower at 8:46 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001, when he heard, but could not see American Airlines …
The Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and in Shanksville, Pa., set off a cascade of worldwide catastrophes over the subsequent two decades . . .
When talking with my grandkids about returning to school this fall — to the building, with other kids, not the dining room table — I was reminded of a school day of my own years ago.
I think everyone will concede that the summer went by too quickly. But despite the speed at which two months have passed . . .
I can’t stretch out, I can hardy breathe, but even inside this dog carrier, the air is better than the smoke out in Lake Tahoe.
Andrew is out and Kathy is in — a stunning political tale that seems to have taken everyone by surprise. Unless you have a long memory, that is . . .