The same day that the Diocese of Rockville Centre unveiled its compensation program on Monday for victims of clergy sexual abuse, Boston attorney Mitchell Garabedian stood outside the diocese’s headquarters on North Park Avenue with one of his clients, asserting that the church, through the program, is “trying to put a positive spin on an evil situation.”
Lynbrook Mayor William Hendrick died late Wednesday night at South Nassau Communities Hospital after suffering a heart attack Tuesday morning. He was 64.
When she first became a crossing guard in Lynbrook, Randi Dyrvik recalled that her late husband, Oystein, didn’t think she would last a full year. She ended up holding the position for five decades.
Incumbent Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino, a Republican, faces a challenge this year by Democrat Laura Gillen, who is an attorney.
Longtime East Meadow residents Thomas McKevitt and Eileen Napolitano recently faced questions from local high schoolers about how they would tackle the opioid epidemic. McKevitt, a state assemblyman, and Napolitano are both vying for the Nassau County Legislature seat now held by Norma Gonsalves.
Islanders co-owner Jonathan Ledecky said on Oct. 10 that building a sports arena at Belmont Park was the team’s top priority, in his first public remarks since the team announced its bid to build “a world-class sports and entertainment destination” last month.
The Chabad Center of Merrick and Bellmore held its Simchat Torah celebration on Oct. 11, hosting hundreds of residents who dined on sushi in their sukkah, participated in a holiday service and danced with the Torah.
The traditional excuses for missing homework — “My dog ate it” or “I forgot” — are no longer usable at Freeport High School. That’s because more than 2,000 students at the school have …
The Freeport Recreation Center was brimming with all things parrot last Saturday. For the past 31 years, Freeport has been the home of the Long Island Parrot Society’s annual Parrot Expo. Current …
By Alyssa Seidman email@example.com She was the top seed in the Professional Squash Association’s Floridablanca Open in March, but when Amanda Sobhy, a Sea Cliff native, was competing in …
Nassau County police arrested a Long Beach man on drug charges Monday after they discovered cocaine and other narcotics in his home. The Police Department’s Major Case Bureau said that …
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As Congress takes up the issue of tax reform, it would do well to look back to a successful tax overhaul that should be the guide for getting it done right again this time.