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East Meadow School District lays out guidelines for high-risk sports

Last month, Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave student athletes the long-awaited green light to start playing high-risk sports and, shortly after, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran followed suit by permitting …

A tribute to Dr. Rev. Eugene Purvis

Our country recently lost another hero from our greatest generation, Reverend Dr. Eugene Purvis. Reverend Purvis served our country during World War II, stationed in Saipan, after being drafted at …

East Meadow students spread joy around the world through art

Last year, students in Emily Giglio’s art classes at East Meadow High School participated in the Memory Project, a program run by a youth arts organization that asks art students throughout the …

Black History Month at Barnum Woods

Every day throughout the month of February, Janelle DeSouza, a monitor at Barnum Woods Elementary School in the East Meadow School District, provides Black History Month facts for students to listen …

Student musicians take part in first NMEA workshop

Roughly 150 student-musicians from the East Meadow School District participated in the inaugural Performance Readiness Workshop series sponsored by the Nassau Music Educators Association from Feb. 5 …

Editorial

A year later, lessons learned from the pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic reached Long Island a year ago next week, at first bringing a handful of cases before it dug in and exploded, wreaking havoc.

Editorial

Vaccine distribution needs improvement

The rollout of New York state’s Covid-19 vaccine distribution has been, at times, disorganized, even chaotic, but in fairness, the state has received a mere 300,000 doses per week, while the need is significantly greater than that . . .

Ruth

Because I wasn't there, I believe that my mother Ruth left this world much the same way she had spent much of her 92 years in it: unassuming, gentle and kind. With a full demanding life she was …

A Look Back

Kleindeutschland to Levittown

William Levitt and Sons built more houses in East Meadow than any other single developer. Eleven sections were planned in 1950 in a German-American farming community with heavy marriage ties, …

Knights of Columbus navigates the pandemic

Like every Knights of Columbus council in the world, East Meadow’s Pope Pius XII council has been trying to find its’ way amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Beginning last March, we were …