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Tropical Storm Isaias rolled across Nassau County Tuesday afternoon with relatively little rain but with sustained winds in the 30 to 50 mph range, with some gusts in excess of 70 mph, downing trees … more
Tropical Storm Isaias rolled across Nassau County Tuesday afternoon with relatively little rain but with sustained winds in the 30 to 50 mph range, with some gusts in excess of 70 mph, downing trees … more
Tropical Storm Isaias, a swift-moving temptest that slammed Nassau Tuesday, knocked down more than a thousand trees and some 338 electric and phone wires here, said County Executive Laura Curran during a news briefing Wednesday morning. more
As Tropical Storm Isaias barreled across Long Island Tuesday, it hit Rockville Centre particularly hard, causing the entire village to lose power by late afternoon. With heavy winds and gusts up to 78 miles per hour, the storm downed trees and power lines throughout the area, from Hempstead Lake State Park to commercial and residential streets. more
City of Long Beach officials said beaches will be closed Tuesday, drains are being emptied of excess water, dunes are being fortified, the regular Tuesday night meeting of the City Council … more
The coronavirus pandemic has presented new challenges to local community centers, including the Sandel Senior Center and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Center in Rockville Centre. Nassau County has responded by distributing $45,000 in federal grant funding to the centers to help them better serve residents during this time. more
The Village of Rockville Centre’s Sandel Senior Center, on South Park Avenue, remains temporarily closed, but its staff is working hard to keep senior residents connected while physically apart. more
All of Long Island is now under a Tropical Storm Warning, as Isaias churns up the East Coast, according to the National Weather Service. The storm is on track to strike the Carolinas with 70 mph … more
After 10 years in Rockville Centre, preceded by decades leading various congregations around Long Island, Rabbi Howard Diamond will lead his final service at Congregation B’nai Sholom-Beth David on Aug. 8, and then retire. Diamond has been the only rabbi there since the two temples merged in 2010, and was instrumental not only in bringing them together, but also in helping the congregants form bonds. more
After multiple shark sighting on the south shore, Town of Hempstead Supervisor Don Clavin unveiled a new “Jet Ski” personal watercraft and deployed a team of lifeguards on a Bay Constable boat to … more
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