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Tom Tweedy, former mayor of Floral Park, is challenging Tom Muscarella in the Town of Hempstead’s 2nd District race. The district encompasses Bellerose Terrace, Floral Park, Garden City, Garden … more
St. Matthias Church — a small building with brown shingles and white clapboard on the border of Bellmore and Wantagh — was granted landmark status at the Oct. 2 Hempstead Town Council meeting. The site will now be protected against demolition, preserving a 100-year-plus legacy of the area’s African-American history. more
Whether they were serving food at a community pancake breakfast, organizing a holiday food drive or helping coordinate a golf outing for charity, two East Meadow Kiwanis members stood out this year … more
Arriving at Long Island MacArthur Airport early in the morning of Sept. 21, John Leonidas, an East Meadow resident and Korean War veteran, was greeted by the sights and sounds of bagpipes, and … more
The Ocean Parkway Coastal Greenway, a path that extends east of Jones Beach for bicyclists, runners and walkers, is expected to get a 10-mile, $16.2 million extension by 2021, according to Gov. … more
Ever since she was eight and saw her older brother carve out a path in the U.S. military, Dominique Basso pledged that she would follow in his footsteps. Now 18, the East Meadow resident is in her … more
Many Americans can recall where they were and what they were doing on Sept. 11, 2001, when they heard that two planes had been hijacked by terrorists and had crashed into the World Trade Center … more
Two East Meadow residents and Chamber of Commerce members were recognized in the New York 17th Assembly District as “Women of Distinction” for having stood out as extemporary role models in their … more
For Mahdi Islam, a fourth-grader at Bowling Green Elementary School, the start of the school year meant a chance to run on the playground with his friends instead of watching them from a wheelchair. … more
Editor’s note: Devin Johnson, one of 10 participants in Hofstra University’s 2019 Summer High School Journalism Institute, is a rising junior at Elmont Memorial High School. The following … more
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