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Behind many after-school programs, district policies and state laws that tackle issues facing students in the East Meadow School District are the members of its PTA Council. President Veronica … more
Mike Verdi would always tell his students, “Dare to be great.” Verdi believed that greatness isn’t being the fastest runner, but what you bring to the race. “He always spoke to [his … more
The East Meadow School District is planning to equip its buses with cameras to prevent vehicles from illegally passing them when their stop-arms are extended. The cameras live-stream the activity … more
For Mahdi Islam, a fourth-grader at Bowling Green Elementary School, the start of the school year meant a chance to run on the playground with his friends instead of watching them from a wheelchair. … more
Republican Town of Hempstead officials celebrated at Town Hall on Jan. 7 as newly minted Supervisor Donald X. Clavin and the three of the town’s five council members took the oath of office. Former Supervisor Kate Murray was also sworn as town clerk, and Jeanine Driscoll stepped into Clavin’s previous position as receiver of taxes. more
The classroom buzzed with students sharing stories and laughing as they poured cups of soda to celebrate the capstones of their research, and one student in particular. The whiteboard at the … more
The East Meadow School District’s medical director, John Zaso, addressed a crowded room at the Jan. 8 Board of Education meeting, in the interest of alleviating flaring tensions over state … more
When Sacred Heart Academy in Hempstead opened as the Mary Louis Academy Annex in 1949, the school had 58 students. Seventy years later, the all-girls school has a student body of more than 850. While … more
Some students in the East Meadow School District have been pressuring the Board of Education to replace their grass football fields with synthetic turf. At a Board of Education meeting on Dec. 4, … more
Newly elected Town of Hempstead Supervisor, Don Clavin, announced his transition team at the Hofstra University Club on Monday. The team, which is comprised of more than 50 people, is headed by … more
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