the Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America is still going as the longest-running veterans organization in the country. And it brought together members of Jewish War Veterans Post 652 — which includes members from all across Nassau County — to get back to basics and talk about hate.
Just in time for Women’s History month, the 10th annual Women of Distinction Ceremony made its triumphant return to the month of March after a Covid-19 hiatus. Started by Assemblywoman …
One of the largest environmental projects in Nassau County’s history has turned into a living nightmare for some residents.
The West Hempstead skyline is changing after 84 years. The old water tower —built in 1939 — is being carefully dismantled. It is too close to homes to be demolished with explosives, so a …
An ambulance from Bellmore-Merrick Emergency Medical Services was struck early Saturday morning by another vehicle, causing it to turn on its side.
Just in time for Women’s History Month, the 10th annual Women of Distinction Ceremony made its triumphant return earlier this month after a Covid-19 hiatus. Started by Assemblywoman …
Career coach Jamie Terran is on a mission to help moms find a balance between their life at home with kids and their careers.
Five Towns-based Boy Scout Troop 20, once the oldest troop in the area, tracing its beginnings to 1916, folded roughly a decade ago because of a lack of leadership and enrollment.
Since 1983, Rabbi Ronald Androphy has been a staple at the East Meadow Beth-El Jewish Center, and throughout the East Meadow community. Now, after 40 years, Androphy has announced his retirement. And …
Dunia Sibomana-Rodriguez’s life story — so far — is known by much of, if not all of Long Beach. But now, it’s going to be known by many more people in many more places around …
Opponents fear housing plan’s impact on environment
Gov. Kathy Hochul’s proposed New York Housing Compact has drawn outcry from across Long Island, and some of the loudest voices can be heard in environmental organizations. Groups across the …
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My friend Judy Heumann died March 4 in Washington, D.C., where she lived. Her name might not mean too much to many of you. But to thousands, and I do mean thousands, of people who struggle every day with physical disabilities, her name is gold.
Do you think we haven’t seen the likes of Marjorie Taylor Greene before? The story of shamelessly ambitious, undereducated bigots scrambling for traction in government is old. Read “All the King’s Men,” by Robert Penn Warren.
Many of us in Nassau County, myself included, are disgusted by the lies that Republican congressman George Santos has been spewing on a near-daily basis. Like many others, I would like to see Santos resign. But . . .