Ross Holmes remembers driving through a sea of blue tarps in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Almost every house had been severely damaged by Hurricane Maria. The roads had no working traffic signals. And every so often, Holmes would pass a fallen billboard, a split telephone pole or a road sign lying broken and twisted in the street.
This year’s flu season has hit a record high on Long Island, as doctors have reported seeing a spike in the number of patients being diagnosed with influenza.
The Islanders might be returning to Nassau Coliseum while their new arena is under construction at Belmont Park in Elmont.
Tom McKevitt is starting the New Year representing District 13, which includes parts of Bellmore and Merrick, in the Nassau County Legislature, and he is optimistic about the body’s chances of making progress for a county beset by political scandals and high property taxes.
An SUV collided with a sedan on Thursday night, launching it onto the lawn of a nearby home.
Since the emergence of emergency telecommunications in the early years, the residents of the East Meadow Fire District have had the sanctity of calling the East Meadow Fire Department direct 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Although campaigns to promote our emergency line at 542-0576 have increased the awareness of our residents, a number of fire calls are still routed through the 911 system. Here is what our residents should know.
East Meadow’s girls’ basketball team is where coach Pete Olenik anticipated heading into the second half of the conference season, perhaps even exceeding his expectations.
In honor of its last show in East Meadow, Temple Emanu-El is performing Fiddler on the Roof— the same show that re-launched its musical theater program in 2003.
The members of the National Art Honor Society at W.T. Clarke High School brought back an old tradition of using their talents to inspire the sick and needy.