Members and leaders of the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York, the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs and the Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York held a public meeting at the Port Washington Fire Department on Sept. 27 to call on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign legislation that would provide medical coverage for volunteer firefighters who suffer from certain types of cancer for which they are commonly diagnosed.
Alcohol, lederhosen, and links, oh my! These were just some of the ingredients that made last weekend’s event at the Baldwin Community Garden a crowd-drawing success. On Oct. 7, the Baldwin Civic Association introduced a new autumnal tradition in the gardens behind the Historical Society, celebrating some of the well-known aspects of German culture: Oktoberfest.
Police are searching for the suspect involved in a shooting on Tuesday afternoon.
The death toll was climbing steadily on Monday, less than 24 hours after a lone gunman opened fire with an assault weapon from the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas during country music star Jason Aldean's performance at the Route 91 Harvest Festival. In the crowd at the Aldean concert was Peter Meehan, 24, of Rockville Centre, who flew to Las Vegas last Thursday to attend the three-day music festival with his girlfriend.
Fewer than 10 percent of registered Nassau County Democrats turned out for the Sept. 12 county executive primary that pitted County Legislator Laura Curran, a longtime Baldwin resident, against County Comptroller George Maragos, a former Republican turned Democrat.
To raise awareness and support for public schools, the Baldwin School District has launched the “I Love Baldwin Public Schools” campaign, a subset of the national American Association of School Administrators’ (AASA) “I Love Public Education” campaign, which was introduced this summer.
Last week, hundreds of Baldwinites came to enjoy the First Aid Company’s annual Carnival. The five-day event lasted from Wednesday to Sunday, and featured food, games, prizes, rides and more.
Schools opened their doors this week for thousands of children across Long Island as the 2017-18 school year began. Baldwin Schools kicked-off their first day with a new campaign, “I Love Baldwin Public Schools” – a spinoff of the national campaign “I Love Public Education” that was introduced this summer by the American Association of School Administrators (AASA).
Baldwin’s Long Island Rail Road station has undergone several repairs in recent years, with more renovations slated to come, but one issue that has plagued the station for years is yet to be addressed: Local residents and commuters say they leave their bikes locked up on the racks during the day only to have them stolen while they are gone.
A 26-year-old man was killed when he was launched from his motorcycle and then struck by a taxi on the Southern State Parkway early Sunday morning.
A Hempstead man was arrested for an incident that occurred in Baldwin on Sunday, Aug, 27.