Elite swimmers compete in East Meadow

Hundreds of elite swimmers from across the country visited East Meadow earlier this month, as the United States Synchronized Swimming Junior Olympics Championship was held at the Nassau County …

Crime Watch

Massive heroin and cocaine ring busted

Thirty-one people, including suspects from West Hempstead, Valley Stream and Elmont, were indicted on July 14 in one of Nassau County’s largest drug busts in history, according to District Attorney Madeline Singas.


Terror in Nice

July 14, 2016: Before the horror unfolded, it was a joyous Bastille Day in France, and the citizens of Nice, a seaside resort town on the French Riviera, were celebrating the occasion with a parade and a …

Community News

Black Lives Matter movement marches in Valley Stream

A group of about 25 students and some parents marched in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement on Monday in Valley Stream. They sought to support the demonstrations happening around the country, protesting police killings of civilians and other instances of violence.

Princeton-bound girl wins scholarship

Princeton-bound Emily McLean, of Rockville Centre, is this year’s winner of the Frank J. Becker Educational Foundation scholarship. She is the daughter of John and Joan McLean. Emily, who …

Stepping Out

What's happening on Long Island this weekend

Exhibits and more... Africa: Sub-Saharan DiversityDrawn exclusively from the Hofstra University Museum’s collections, this exhibition explores the rich diversity of 25 ethnic cultures across …

Suit: FEMA money was meant to restore medical services in Long Beach

A group of mostly Long Beach residents filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the Federal Emergency Management Agency on Tuesday over South Nassau Communities Hospital’s proposed use of $154 …

Taking another look at FEMA

It has been a confusing and frustrating three and a half years since Hurricane Sandy for many homeowners who had flood insurance when the storm hit. The expectation was that since they had paid for …


Developer: Six two-bedroom apartments coming along Central Avenue

The developer whose plan to build nine single-bedroom apartments on Hoffman Avenue was rejected by the Valley Stream Board of Zoning and Appeals in May instead plans to construct a building with six …

Sewanhaka scholars trust in the process

An appreciation for the process of learning and growing have defined Sewanhaka High School’s valedictorian and salutatorian, Merlyn John and Sidney Saint-Hilaire. Both students attribute their …

Fun list

Upcoming Events in Long Beach

Summer Concert Series continues on the beach July 21, 25-28. Turnpike Joe and The Traffic Jam performs at the Long Beach Public Library July 23. Beach Movie Night on July 23. Click for details.

In the mood for dinner and a show?

The Killing Kompany theater troupe will perform “The Summer of Murder” a comedy murder mystery at Sunny Atlantic Beach Club.