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This is part three of a four-part series. There couldn’t have been more than five or six thousand folks in Baldwin when I was growing up in the early 1930s. On Saturdays, for a dime, my friends … more
Baldwin High School alumnus Yaw Sintim-Misa, known by his stage name Blackway, received a gold plaque on Sept. 27 when his song “What’s Up Danger,” featured in the 2018 Oscar-winning film … more
Incumbent County Legislator Howard Kopel, a Republican from Lawrence, is running for his sixth two-year term. Challenger Debra Siegel, a lawyer, is a Democrat from Rockville Centre. more
At the annual Baldwin Council of PTAs Legislative Forum on Oct. 10, local and state elected officials and their representatives addressed concerns, … more
When Erin King Sweeney announced last month that she would not seek re-election to a second four-year term on Hempstead’s Town Board, it was as if the bottom had dropped out of the 5th … more
“Virginia Woolf famously stated that a room of one’s own is necessary for writing fiction — a physical space is necessary to embody ideas,” Katherine Zito, the president of the Friends of the … more
Election Day is a little less than four weeks away, but thanks to a series of reforms passed by the State Legislature in January, Nassau County residents can vote during a nine-day period before Nov. … more
A major commercial developer expressed interest in constructing a mixed-use commercial-residential project in Baldwin, next to the Long Island Rail Road station, at a Sept. 3 public hearing at … more
“There’s no secret,” Ida Genna Scaduto said the day before her 106th birthday, when her family and friends threw her a party at the Baldwin Senior Center and inevitably asked for the recipe for … more
Local elected officials rallied in Hempstead Town Hall on Sept. 6 in support of local journalists after Verizon announced it would shut down FiOS 1 News, resulting in 150 people losing their jobs. … more
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