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Empower Expression has peers mentoring peers across state lines

Anjali Aggarwal, a junior at W.T. Clarke High School in Salisbury, has been spending her time during the coronavirus pandemic helping students who want to improve their public speaking skills. …

McVey kindergarten class surprises teacher on a special Mother’s Day

Throughout the school year, the students in Danielle Page’s kindergarten class at McVey Elementary School, in East Meadow, were “watching her belly grow,” as 5-year-old Sebastian …

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 …

Reopen Long Island protest draws nearly 300 in East Meadow

A crowd of nearly 300 assembled in a vacant lot on Hempstead Turnpike in East Meadow on May 17 to call for the end of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s business shutdowns on Long Island. The protest had …

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 . . .

Editorial

Stay strong, Nassau

Last weekend was cold and windy, which likely prevented many people from venturing outside to potentially crowded spaces like the Jones Beach Boardwalk. For now, that’s a good thing.

Virtual Reliance

I have always felt uneasy when something unexpected occurs with my computer. Even as I write this, I feel rather superstitious as I don’t want to mess with the tech gods and hope I am never at …

A Look Back

Turn-of-the-Century East Meadow Hotels

In the last two articles, I outlined the history of some of the people who lived and worked at the corner of what is now Prospect Avenue and East Meadow Avenue. Here are a few photographs showing the …