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Inmate slashed officer at Nassau County jail

An officer at the Nassau County Correctional Center sustained a several-inch-long gash in his neck during an altercation with an inmate, according to officials at the East Meadow jail. The …

Sixth-grade student accepted into National math program

Sarah Chavez-Olaya, a sixth grade student from Woodland Middle School in the East Meadow School District, was accepted into the Institute of Creative Problem Solving for Gifted and Talented …

East Meadow woman charged with hit and run of 11-year old boy

An East Meadow woman was arrested on Tuesday in connection with a hit and run in Massapequa two days earlier that left an 11-year old boy with serious injuries, police said.Max Selesky, 11, was …

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 holds socially distant graduations

Although graduating seniors in the East Meadow School District have not been in the classroom together since March because of the coronavirus pandemic, they were able to don their caps and gowns and …

East Meadow man arrested for menacing with a gun, police say

An East Meadow man is facing menacing charges after an argument with a neighbor ended with him revealing a handgun in his waistband.  According to Nassau County police, Joseph Nesto, 71, was …

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 …

Editorial

Young people: Cut out the big gatherings

About a thousand people — most young people — gathered on the beach in Long Beach on July 18, in clear violation of the state’s current ban . . .

Editorial

We’ll say it again: It’s time to fix the SALT cap

U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi, a Democrat from Glen Cove, has campaigned relentlessly to eliminate the $10,000 cap on deductions of state and local taxes imposed by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which President Trump shepherded through Congress.

Exit 35 on the Southern State Parkway

Pandemic or not, paying respects at the cemetery is an ongoing obligation, that for some gives comfort, but for others is daunting and demanding. In our household, we carry that internal sense of …

A Look Back

Postwar Political Factions

As East Meadow began transforming into a modern district in April 1948, the growth of its school system provided a breeding ground for partisan interference and ideological influence. These issues …

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 …