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Students practice their writing skills

Students in Allison Brafman’s fourth and fifth grade classes at Bowling Green Elementary School, in the East Meadow School District’s Extended School Year Program, recently read “I …

Sen. Thomas pushes to defend small businesses amid pandemic

New York State Senator Kevin Thomas, a Democrat from Levittown and acting chairman of the Senate Committee on Consumer Protection, is advancing legislation to assist small businesses and strengthen …

EMFD attacks early morning restaurant fire during heat wave

On July 26th at 8:47 a.m., as temperatures were climbing towards the 90's, volunteers of the East Meadow Fire Department were alerted to a report of a Building Fire at the Kabayan Grill at 1634 Front …

Stew and Kim Leonard offer pool safety tips in East Meadow

Ahead of a weekend reported to have temperatures in the mid-90s, Stew and Kim Leonard joined with Town of Hempstead Supervisor Don Clavin at the Veteran’s Memorial Park and Pool, in East …

East Meadow School District hosts pop-up libraries

Continuing and expanding upon the tradition of being a community that reads, the East Meadow School District hosted an outdoor pop-up library at the Leon J. Campo Salisbury Center on July 8. Donated …

Parents hold a backyard graduation ceremony

Many students in the East Meadow School District could not graduate with their class in a typical ceremony this year, with most schools having to opt for virtual presentations instead. Several …

Scott Brinton

Was Teddy Roosevelt a racist? You decide.

I grew up on Long Island, and like so many local kids, I made the pilgrimage to Sagamore Hill, Theodore Roosevelt’s stately Cove Neck mansion, full of Americana and animal heads and skins.

Op-Ed

With pandemic abating, town’s on the road to recovery

It is an understatement to say that the coronavirus pandemic has had profoundly negative impacts on the health and well-being of Americans, as well as the job market, personal finances and the economy.

Bike Society

I remember learning to ride my brother's red, hand-me-down two-wheeler by coasting and kicking, setting my feet on the pedals over and over until the balance was just right. Then, and only then, I …

A Look Back

Who was W. Tresper Clarke?

As a historian, I enjoy discovering hidden facts through deep research based on somebody else’s query. In the winter, Arjun Panickssery, W. Tresper Clarke High School Class of 2020 …

Who really owned The Inn in East Meadow?

Sometime between 1831 and 1848 there was an inn constructed on southwest corner of Prospect Avenue (formerly Hay Carters Lane) and East Meadow Avenue (formerly, Newbridge Avenue) there stood an inn …