New York state passes food-diversion law; anaerobic digesters on the way

On the grounds of the 72-acre A. Holly Patterson Extended Care Facility in Uniondale is a small, white-tiled warehouse, with a handful of garage bays, operated by the nonprofit food-recovery …

EMFD fights van fire and combustible metals

At 6:35 p.m. on May 20, 2019, East Meadow Fire District Communications began receiving calls of a van fire in the vicinity of 1900 Hempstead Turnpike to which Engines 611, 612, and Heavy Rescue 616 …

Looking to join the EMFD?

In conjunction with the annual Recruit NY campaign, your East Meadow Volunteer Fire Department has teamed up with New York State to look for new members to become firefighters and or medical …

East Meadow supports a local superhero

Mahdi Islam, a third-grade student at Bowling Green Elementary School, in Salisbury, is currently in the hospital awaiting surgery for a heart transplant. To show support, his classmates made him …

Winning by losing at AB Fitness Center

AB Fitness Center in East Meadow recently lauded three of its clients who won its weight loss challenge. Anthony Bevilacqua, a personal trainer for 15 years, began working with clients in his …

Wearing purple for a purpose

Bowling Green Elementary School, in Salisbury, raised $522 for the Epilepsy Foundation through efforts made by students and staff members. Many were involved in a World Epilepsy Awareness Day …