She couldn’t leave the doll on the shelf. When Maria Sonner came home to her father and husband, Bill, with a baby doll from Macy’s in 1989, she was in tears, she said. Her mother, Eileen Ziegler, who died in 1988. loved baby dolls. Sonner, of Franklin Square, said that shopping for the dolls for her children was one of her mother’s favorite Christmas activities.
Peter Gong, of New Hyde Park, a 28-year veteran of two branches of the U.S. military, was inducted into the New York State Senate Veterans Hall of Fame on Nov. 19.
Nine World War Two veterans who journeyed to Washington, D.C. in October to visit monuments dedicated to U.S. veterans will meet again on Dec. 4 at a reunion held to honor the recent trip they took to the capital as well as the service they provided long ago for the U.S.
Laurence Lai and Emma Ouyang were selected as the valedictorian and salutatorian of the class of 2022 at New Hyde Park Memorial High School.
The $52 million school bond proposal for the Elmont school district passed on Nov. 30 by a vote of 665-132.
Joe Ra, a former Town of Hempstead attorney and councilman, died of COVID-19 on Nov. 30.
The new Elmont-UBS Arena Long Island Rail Road station opened on Nov. 16, four days before the New York Islanders’ first home game at the arena and amid concerns about the Belmont Park project raised by area residents.
Fifteen local businesses were highlighted at a business expo held by the Franklin Square Chamber of Commerce on Nov. 18 at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2718.
The season of light and festive celebration is upon us! This year, more than ever, we need the inspiration and message of the holidays to reassure us that all will be well with us and with the world. …
Northwell Health recently announced the opening of a health clinic for Belmont Park workers.
The Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and in Shanksville, Pa., set off a cascade of worldwide catastrophes over the subsequent two decades . . .
Many people seem to confuse democracy and capitalism. Some seem to think that capitalism defines our system of government. However, our governance is based on democratic principles, including the importance of voting.