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County and state officials joined a chorus of voices across the country that have called for the immediate resignation of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, after New York’s Attorney General Letitia James released a blockbuster report Tuesday detailing allegations of sexual misconduct by the governor. more
Nine Nassau County students, including four from Valley Stream, one from Elmont and one from Freeport, took part in this year’s Hofstra University High School Summer Journalism Institute, learning firsthand the ins and outs of the media industry. more
At the height of the Black Lives Matter movement last year, and as the rhetoric of the presidential campaign heated up, unity was hard to come by. Across the country, division became more evident in a turbulent time. But communities such as Elmont sought to find ways promote positive discussion among disparate groups, and that’s what took place during its inaugural Unity in the Community Day last Saturday at Dutch Broadway Park. more
Thirty-two years ago, Gateway Youth Outreach Executive Director Patrick Boyle imagined his time there might amount to a one-year stint. Today, Boyle is leading the organization to a new post-coronavirus pandemic era of providing services for the Elmont community. more
By Robert Traverso rtraverso@liherald.com Charging stations for electric vehicles are set to arrive in Elmont this fall with the opening of the UBS Arena at Belmont Park, as residents of … more
Bethany French Baptist Church, in Elmont, hosted a vigil on July 10 for the recently assassinated Jovenel Moïse, the president of Haiti, who was shot and killed in his home on July 7, as the … more
Anne Donnelly, a career prosecutor who this week was named the Nassau Republican’s nominee for county district attorney, wasted no time on calling out what she sees as her opponent’s chief … more
Franklin Square, Elmont and other areas across Nassau County are taking steps to protect elderly residents and other vulnerable populations from extreme heat this summer. Extreme heat, defined as “Summertime temperatures that are substantially hotter and/or more humid than expected or typical for a specific” by a report conducted by the New York State Department of Health on the effect of high temperatures on vulnerable populations, is on the rise in Nassau County. The report, titled “Heat and Health Profile Report: Nassau County,” found that “Summertime temperatures in NYS have been increasing for past several decades and are predicted to continue to increase along with more frequent and intense (extreme heat events) over the next century.” more
New Hyde Park Memorial High School submitted three winning proposals and were awarded $2,500 grants as part of the Long Island Water Quality Challenge, which challenged students to design solutions for preserving the crucial water resources of Long Island and reducing or eliminating nitrogen pollution. The Long Island Regional Planning Council and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation jointly organize the competition, which aims to promote learning in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. more
If Long Beach residents are concerned about a private company’s $3 billion proposal to build a 174-turbine wind farm 15 miles off the South Shore, few of them voiced it at a virtual hearing on the … more
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