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East Meadow Upholsterers bounces back from the coronavirus

Michael Shannon’s business East Meadow Upholsterers is approaching its 70th year of operation, making it among the oldest businesses in East Meadow. Despite the impact the coronavirus …

This week's Hometown Hero for East Meadow: Peter Mancuso

Peter MancusoNorth Bellmore President-elect, Kiwanis InternationalGlobal Editor’s note: Peter Mancuso is the president-elect for Kiwanis International, the global nonprofit that governs …

EMFD remembers its own

As the cool crisp air of an October Sunday morning began to warm into a beautiful sunny day, members of the East Meadow Volunteer Fire Department assembled seven companies strong, in full dress …

Three candidates vie for New York State Senate District 6

Kevin Thomas, a Democrat from Levittown, is up against Dennis Dunne Sr., a Republican from Levittown, in the race to see who will represent the constituents of the New York State Senate’s Sixth …

East Meadow library gears up for Halloween with virtual events

The spookiest time of the year is in full swing at the East Meadow Public Library, which has a number of Halloween-themed programs scheduled throughout October. Guests could learn how to create their …

East Meadow students selected for All State festival

Two students in the East Meadow School District have been selected as perform in the virtual 2020 All-State Festival. An additional two students were selected as alternatives in the festival, hosted …

Editorial

We’ll say it again — fill out the census

We have to wonder what President Trump has against giving people more time to fill out the U.S. census, particularly given that it must be tallied amid the global coronavirus pandemic . . .

Editorial

Restoring tax fairness for Long Islanders

In December 2017, Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, pushed by President Trump throughout his first year in office. The act limited the deduction for state and local taxes — previously unlimited — to $10,000.

Coronavirus 2.0

It happens in ordinary conversations. In ordinary texts. It's not necessarily the words that are said or written, but a certain subtle resignation in tone. It permeates the talk between me and my …

A Look Back

Development of the Hempstead Farm Area

Last week’s article highlighted the development between Front Street and Prospect Avenue, west of East Meadow Avenue. This column looks at the Prospect Avenue area toward Hempstead Turnpike, on …

Pastor’s Ponderings

A Reflection on Sept. 11

Last week was the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. I vividly remember being home that morning. I had a job interview scheduled in the afternoon. It was my son’s fourth birthday. My …