Torah parade brings shuls together in E.M.

Roughly 100 people marched from North Bellmore to East Meadow last Sunday to celebrate the consolidation of the closed Temple Beth-El of Bellmore and the East Meadow Jewish Center. The 2.6 miles were …

East Meadow American Legion commander is honored

The East Meadow American Legion commander, Pete Wenninger, was one of five veterans honored with the 2021 Distinguished Service to Veterans Award last Sunday at the 35th annual Salute to Veterans at …

Playing a song to honor vets

Fourteen-year-old Connor McKevitt remembers how hard it was to master the first three notes on the trumpet, which he started at age 9. Playing five different notes was tough, too. Now the engaging …

East Meadow Upholsterers celebrates 70-great years

On any given day Michael Shannon, surrounded by a potpourri of different types of swatches, can be found working feverishly in his small place of business in East Meadow with one goal in mind: to …

New FM signal added to Nassau radio station

Nassau County music lovers who enjoy the sounds of the ’60s and ’70s can now listen to it 24 hours a day. 1100AM WHLI, the well-known oldies station, launched a 24-hour FM music station …

Covid vaccines available for county workers

David Pitti, a Nassau County facilities and plumbing employee for 32 years, received his first dose of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine at the county legislative building on Aug. 5. He was the first …

Town of Hempstead proposes Erma Drive speed zone

East Meadow residents living on Erma Drive said they have complained for years to Nassau County police and East Meadow School District officials about dangerous conditions caused by reckless drivers …

Editorial

Vaccine race is a community-by-community effort

More than 80 percent of Nassau County adults have received at least their first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine. That’s excellent. Overall . . .

Editorial

And don’t forget your flu shot this year

With all the highly necessary talk about the Covid-19 vaccine, it would be easy to overlook the flu shot, which each of us should get every year, but only about half of us do.

Randi Kreiss

Season of fire and flood slips into September

It has been a season of extremes, but after the floods, fires, winds, Covid surges, ICUs getting slammed, little ones getting sick, and the heat waves, one drumbeat persists . . .

Scott Brinton

Memories of covering 9/11 haunt me still

My wife called soon after 9 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001, her voice measured but tense. I was half-awake, preparing myself for the day . . .

Op-Ed

Reflections on race, racism and respect

Years ago, my wife and I walked onto a Martha Vineyard’s beach with my Cornell University advisee and his parents, only to be confronted by a white man asking where we thought we were going.