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Long Island children of all abilities enjoyed some time in the spotlight on Aug. 29 with the help of Minute Masters, an organization created by two educators from Lynbrook that produces inclusive educational videos. more
After a fulfilling career as a director of human resources and counselor, Maureen Reid became a debut author in her 70s, but her late start didn’t keep her from earning awards for her works. more
Dr. Adhi Sharma took over as president at Mount Sinai South Nassau hospital in Oceanside on Sept. 1 after previously serving as its chief medical officer and its executive vice president for clinical and professional affairs. more
Lynbrook Chamber of Commerce Vice President Nazia DeFrank said she was at Lynbrook Eats, on Merrick Road, for a meeting last month when she noticed owner Timmy Anagnostos, 75, moving quickly from table to table to serve customers amid a staff shortage. more
Ryu’s Martial Arts has moved to a new location, with space for more students to learn and practice taekwondo. Now at 309 Sunrise Highway, the martial arts studio reopened during the first week of August, continuing its  21 years of operation in Lynbrook. more
In December 1989, Dan Gropper’s life changed drastically when he was severely burned in an apartment fire in Island Park and nearly died. more
Five months to the day of opening its field office in Lynbrook, Geico made it official with a grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting on Aug. 10. The event had much fanfare as residents, elected officials and members of the Chamber of Commerce came to show their support for the business, which included the ceremonial ribbon cutting. more
Developers and village officials are eyeing November as the demolition date for the vacant former Mangrove Feather factory building, which will end more than a decade of attempts to repurpose the structure. more
The first step in Nassau County’s new program to boost downtown business took place at the intersection of Cedarhurst and Central avenues in Cedarhurst as County Executive Laura Curran presented the owners of Tassel Children’s Shoes with a facsimile $10,000 check on Aug. 12. more
After a motorcycle accident in 2006 damaged his spinal cord and put Scott Fessler in a wheelchair as a paraplegic, instead of feeling down, he decided to start a foundation to help others dealing with spinal injuries.  more
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