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Nassau County lets the dogs out at Eisenhower Park

The sound of barks and yelps echoed through Field 2 at East Meadow’s Eisenhower Park on Aug. 13 when the splash park was closed off and Nassau County let the dogs out at its first Water …

Girls on The Run prepares for fall season, in person

Girls on the Run Long Island is preparing for the launch of its 2020 fall season and recently outlined its safety measures for in-person events and plans for switching to a virtual platform, should …

Sen. Kevin Thomas takes part in first virtual DNC

The 2020 Democratic National Convention did not include the usual fanfare, throngs of cheering crowds and delegates rubbing elbows and mingling with one another. The convention was set to take …

Sen. Thomas hosting upcoming community events

Senator Kevin Thomas, a Democrat from Levittown, is hosting two upcoming community events: his annual Back to School Supply Drive and a virtual presentation called Preventing Identity …

Community raises funds to help 97-year old WWII veteran

Members of the Freeport and East Meadow communities are rallying behind 97-year old World War II veteran Rev. Eugene Purvis to help him and his wife Dr. Sylvia Purvis with long overdue home …

A long-awaited return to school for East Meadow students

The East Meadow School District welcomed back students to their nine buildings during the week of Sept. 8 for the first time since March, kicking off the 2020-2021 school year. East Meadow has …

Editorial

Fill out the census — the deadline is Sept. 30

Elected leaders from across Nassau County are urging — even pleading with — residents to fill out the U.S. census if they have not already done so, and time is running out.

Editorial

This Sept. 11, we mourn more deeply than ever

For those who lived in the New York metropolitan area when the World Trade Center was attacked by terrorists, Sept. 11 is a day that will “live in infamy,” to quote President Franklin D. Roosevelt . . .

Shofar Humility

It's pretty humble in terms of its origin. In a single afternoon, our family takes part in a program that lets us select, cut and polish our own ram's horn — the religious article known as the …

A Look Back

The Development of Meadow Brook Farms

Following the death of their parents Peter Crosby and Sarah Ann Baldwin Barnum, Joshua Willets Barnum and Kate Vail Barnum inherited the farm properties that straddled Barnum Avenue (now Merrick …

Pastor’s Ponderings

A Reflection on Sept. 11

Last week was the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. I vividly remember being home that morning. I had a job interview scheduled in the afternoon. It was my son’s fourth birthday. My …