Singing along at Kiwanis’s ‘Name that Tune’

It was a fun and musical night for the East Meadow Kiwanis Club on May 13 as they had their 12th annual Name that Tune fundraiser at the East Meadow Fire Department Headquarters. Members and …

Parade kicks off East Meadow’s little league season

Hundreds of young athletes and their families met at Veterans Park pool early morning on May 14 and marched to the Little League complex on Merrick Avenue to kick off the new season. Spring was in …

Covid money now available for veterans organizations

A recent change in the American Rescue Plan allows veterans organizations and other 501(c)(19) organizations to receive up to $10,000 each in special pandemic loan and grant assistance from the …

PTA Council celebrates Founders Day 2021 and 2022

Members of the East Meadow Parent Teacher Association and the East Meadow PTA Council once again got all dressed up for a night out at Leonard’s Palazzo in Great Neck on May 10 for Founders Day …

County exec ends pandemic relief program

County Executive Bruce Blakeman is ending Nassau County’s Household Assistance Program, intended to offer lower-income residents a one-time direct payment of $375. Signed into law last …

Helping vets and their pets stay healthy

The Nassau County Legislature brought the non-profit Paws of War’s Vets2Vets Mobile Veterinary Clinic to Eisenhower Park on May 6. During the program, free veterinary health services were …

Meet your East Meadow Board of Ed candidates

The race is on for the three open seats for the East Meadow Board of Education Incumbents Matthew Melnick, who was first voted to the board in 2015, Jodi Luce, who was first voted to the board in …

Op-Ed

My friend Mike, and his new interest in guns

My friend Mike is a gentle soul with a quick sense of humor. We met when we studied journalism at Long Island University’s Brooklyn Center and worked endlessly on the school newspaper, Seawanhaka.

Randi Kreiss

When the pandemic hits home

Two Sundays ago my husband tested positive for Covid-19. He was at home on the East Coast and I was visiting grandkids on the West Coast. It was the very last night of my trip; he called to say he had a cold . . .

Editorial

Your voice is more important now than ever

It’s likely the eve of the destruction of Roe v. Wade — an act likely to be met with cheers or outrage, depending on which side of the landmark 1973 U.S. Supreme Court abortion case people land on. And what comes next could very well be up to your state legislator.

Op-Ed

A leaking Supreme Court puts us at risk

Let’s be clear. The calculated illegal leak of a draft decision by the U.S. Supreme Court is akin to leaking the launch codes for America’s nuclear arsenal.