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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
A diner on Hempstead Turnpike in East Meadow welcomed customers for over 30 years before it closed last spring. The Empress Diner announced in a post on its Facebook page last May 2 that its … more
To the sound of music, clinking glasses of wine and words of congratulations, the East Meadow Chamber of Commerce hosted its 64th Annual Installation of Officers and Board of Directors on Jan. 25 at … 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
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
Teachers Federal Credit Union, one of the country’s largest credit unions with over 320,000 members, opened its 31st branch on Hempstead Turnpike in East Meadow on Dec. 10. The East Meadow … more
Nearly 1,600 people filled the Friedberg JCC in Oceanside for Herald Community Newspapers’ inaugural Kidz Zone Expo on March 3. more
The $1.5 billion plan to create a live-work-play environment on the 72 acres surrounding the Nassau Hub is moving forward, but many community leaders in the surrounding area have had questions … 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
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
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