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In the open space of AR Workshop in Bellmore, the warm scent of sawdust wafts through the air. The sound of fresh paint being brushed onto wood panels is muffled by conversation at one of six workstations, where empty paint buckets are repurposed for organizational use — holding sandpaper, pencils, scissors and other craft supplies. Here people meet and mingle while creating a personal piece of art. more
Generations of Merokeans have flocked to the Merrick Estates Civic Association’s community center on Shore Drive for over half a century to enjoy its private pool, play areas, beach volleyball … more
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran responded on Monday to the proposed “Assessment Bill of Rights” put forth last week by Republicans in the County Legislature, calling it an … more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week signed into law the Green Light Bill allowing undocumented immigrants to obtain New York state driver’s licenses. The State Assembly and Senate approved the measure in June. New York joins 12 other states, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico in passing such legislation. more
Nearly three years have passed, but the Nassau County Back Bays Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study to examine, in part, if storm gates can be installed at the Jones and East Rockaway inlets, will require more time, according to Scott Sanderson, section chief of coastal planning for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District. more
Hundreds of people gathered in the auditorium at Bethpage High School on June 11 to learn about the ambitious proposal by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to contain and … more
Along Sunrise Highway, situated among bustling businesses, stands the Treehouse Cafe, which closed eight years ago. Although it once was the area’s go-to sports bar and restaurant, the brown, wooden exterior now buckles and the inside lies barren. Merrick and Bellmore residents recently rallied for changes to what they described as a blight on the neighborhood. more
One offshore wind developer is proposing a wind farm that, if approved, would span 80,000 acres in the Atlantic Ocean off Long Island’s South Shore, with its closest point to land being 14 miles … more
By most accounts, riders on the Long Island Rail Road have had a rough couple of years. In fact, in 2017 the transit agency saw its worst on-time performance in more than two decades, and 2018 was … 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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