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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 …

EMFD gets funding for new ambulances

The East Meadow Fire Department recently earned a $300,000 state grant to replace two of its aging fleet of ambulances, which are among the most heavily used apparatus in the district. The funding, …

Physical therapist adjusts to pandemic life

Snehal Tobkes has been braving the affects the coronavirus pandemic has thrown her way. Since March, it has caused a number of changes areas of wellness and fitness, including the physical therapy …

This week's East Meadow Hometown Hero: Michael Shannon

Michael ShannonEast Meadow  Owner, East Meadow UpholsterersEast Meadow  I had a fever on March 21, and it was actually my anniversary with my wife, and we were planning on going to …

EMFD turns up the heat for fire prevention week

Although the East Meadow Fire Department was unable to have its annual open house this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, it still recognized Fire Prevention Week from Oct. 4 through Oct. …

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.

Awareness and Cure

In advertising, everything is about initially building awareness so that potential customers are influenced to buy. In healthcare, everything is influenced by awareness and the ability to identify …

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 …