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Celebrating 125 years, Nassau County, formed in 1898 from parts of Queens, has become New York’s fifth-largest county, known for its spacious homes, quiet neighborhoods, excellent schools, rich history, and vibrant community spirit. more
The looming possibility of natural disasters — such as hurricanes and other severe storms — poses a significant, and ongoing, threat to Long Island, and particularly for those living in more vulnerable coastal communities, like Long Beach and Freeport, which are most susceptible to damage caused by high winds and surging floodwaters. more
The remarkable resilience and sacrifice of mother is shown through the extraordinary life of Elinor Sullivan, whose daring feats in aviation were matched only by her dedication to motherhood. more
Gov. Kathy Hochul and the state legislature delivered a beacon of hope for our communities by including in the state budget a groundbreaking initiative to support local news organizations in the form of a tax credit. more
May 21st is a crucial voting day for local school budgets and board trustees. Voters have a strong impact on community programs and services. more
The shared themes of renewal and hope across Easter, Passover, and Ramadan, uniting humanity beyond cultural and religious differences. more
Highlighting the efforts of the Empire State Local News Coalition, which aims to safeguard local journalism in New York by advocating for legislative support and rallying communities to save newsrooms and jobs amidst closures and layoffs. more
Amidst the approaching Earth Day, we must remember the deteriorating state of our planet due to climate change, that calls for continuous action beyond the annual event. more
They’re good people. They’re strong. And they’re heroes. That’s how people in New York describe volunteer firefighters, according to a survey conducted by the … more
St. Patrick’s Day has come and gone, but there is much more to this annual holiday than just the vibrant green decorations, festive parades, pints of beer and corned beef. It is an opportunity to celebrate the rich tapestry of Irish-American heritage, deeply woven into the fabric of Long Island and its communities. more
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