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East Meadow budget stays within tax cap

The East Meadow School District is gearing up for its budget vote and recently sent out its concise budget newsletter as residents prepare to mail in their absentee ballots. The district has been …

Long Island Crisis Center tackles pandemic’s mental health impact

As the coronavirus pandemic continues into the summer, so does the mental health crisis that comes from both the trauma of those directly affected by Covid-19 and the fear and isolation of those …

Nassau jail activists call for more transparency about Covid-19 cases

Activists for the rights of inmates at the Nassau County Correctional Center are calling on Sheriff James Dzurenda to provide daily updates on the number of Covid-19 cases in the jail and to release …

EMS Week: Not just another year

During the week of May 17 to May 24, our grateful nation took part in the annual national EMS Week to recognize all EMS workers for their unselfish dedication and commitment in caring for, and …

County hosts socially distant Memorial Day ceremony

Roughly 200 cars drove through Eisenhower Park in East Meadow on May 25 during the annual Nassau County Memorial Day ceremony. To abide by social distancing guidelines set by the Covid-19 …

Nassau Coliseum launches drive-in movies

NYCB Live announced on May 16 that it would be launching drive-in movie weekends this spring and summer at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. The first movie screening will be DreamWorks Animation's …

Editorial

New York can learn a lot from South Korea

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to open beaches statewide, including Jones Beach, on Friday. It is a moment we have all eagerly awaited, a symbolic gesture signaling . . .

Vote ‘yes’ on East Meadow school, library budgets

The coronavirus pandemic vastly complicated the East Meadow School District’s process of presenting and discussing its 2020-21 budget with the public. But the Board of Education has been …

Virtual Originality

It's starting to get ugly. Not because we've been home for a while, but because our family has shared more of our perspectives on so many more things now that we have extra time and opportunity to …

A Look Back

School Growth from the Roaring Twenties to Midcentury

Between the two world wars, when East Meadow was still a sleepy rural hamlet, the school population stabilized and 400 to 500 students were enrolled each year in District No. 3. Schools were …