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More than 100 students occupied North Merrick’s Brookside School gymnasium on Feb. 13 for a fierce, hours-long competition, but it wasn’t the typical sporting event one might expect. … more
About two dozen East Meadow students, parents and other residents raised their hands to show their support for installing two synthetic-turf football fields, filled with green rubber granules, in the … more
The East Meadow School District’s medical director, John Zaso, addressed a crowded room at the Jan. 8 Board of Education meeting, in the interest of alleviating flaring tensions over state … more
The classroom buzzed with students sharing stories and laughing as they poured cups of soda to celebrate the capstones of their research, and one student in particular. The whiteboard at the … more
Republican Town of Hempstead officials celebrated at Town Hall on Jan. 7 as newly minted Supervisor Donald X. Clavin and the three of the town’s five council members took the oath of office. Former Supervisor Kate Murray was also sworn as town clerk, and Jeanine Driscoll stepped into Clavin’s previous position as receiver of taxes. more
The East Meadow School District is planning to equip its buses with cameras to prevent vehicles from illegally passing them when their stop-arms are extended. The cameras live-stream the activity … more
Some students in the East Meadow School District have been pressuring the Board of Education to replace their grass football fields with synthetic turf. At a Board of Education meeting on Dec. 4, … more
Newly elected Town of Hempstead Supervisor, Don Clavin, announced his transition team at the Hofstra University Club on Monday. The team, which is comprised of more than 50 people, is headed by … more
Part four in a series. More than 50 years ago, racial tensions in the Malverne School District peaked. Prejudice divided the local community as hostilities mounted. Today, however, the district is … more
More than two dozen East Meadow residents learned how to respond to a child exhibiting signs of a mental health disorder at a workshop at the Leon J. Campo Salisbury Center on Nov. 2. In the … more
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