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Seaford Schools Superintendent Dr. Adele Pecora may be from Massapequa, but she projects Seaford Pride. A thoroughgoing professional with nearly 30 years of experience, she has only the highest praise for the district and the community and communicates a determination to do well by both. more
The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University will host a free one-day legal assistance clinic for all veterans. It will be held on Sunday, March 31, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Law … more
In a tense day of competition, the General Douglas MacArthur High School varsity cheer team edged defending champion Freeport High School by less than half a point to take first place in the Nassau County Division I small school competition at Hofstra University on Feb. 24. more
As a little girl growing up in Brooklyn, Dorothy Meinke wanted to be a nun. Instead, she eventually moved to Seaford and raised eight children. more
Local parks will undergo makeovers, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced on March 5, as she unveiled a comprehensive revitalization plan in Wantagh. more
Gina Barbara, a Wantagh resident running for Nassau County legislator in the 19th District, showed her love for community members during her official campaign kickoff on Feb. 25. more
Two hours after Marine Mammals Celebration Day began on Feb. 23, the Jones Beach Nature Center was packed with people exploring the center and learning about water creatures. more
Hurtling down the side of a mountain at speeds of up to 85 miles per hour, the luge slider lies back on a pod of fiberglass bolted to a steel superstructure. Steered by foot movements, the sled itself is a high-tech construction, but the sport is about as basic as it gets: slider, sled, ice — and speed. more
“Everybody loves to be read to,” said Julie Rosslee, director of English language arts, reading and libraries in the Wantagh School District. Nearly everyone has evocative memories of being read to by a treasured caregiver as a child, or of reading to children as a parent or grandparent. more
Nearly 1,600 people filled the Friedberg JCC in Oceanside for Herald Community Newspapers’ inaugural Kidz Zone Expo on March 3. more
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