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An estimated 200,000 men, women and children took to the streets of Manhattan for the second Women’s March, held on the first anniversary of President Donald J. Trump’s inauguration on … more
First of two parts.The Belmont Park Long Island Rail Road station has certainly seen better days. Wind-blown platforms and rusting tracks mask the station’s history, when it carried tens of … more
Part two of a two-part story Can Arena Development Partners build an 18,000-seat hockey stadium in time for the opening puck of the 2021 season? Yes.All the players on the build side of the equation … more
Part 6 of the “Educating the 21st Century Child” series. Students held the Google Cardboard virtual-reality glasses to their faces on a recent Thursday. “Let’s get ready to … more
Some activists arrive at meetings in a flurry of nervous energy, cell phones glued to their ears, with a gaggle of followers and a sense of such manic urgency that it is tempting to believe the fate of humanity depends on what happens in the next five minutes. No one can say that longtime community activist Tammie Williams lacks urgency or energy. But those qualities are tempered by a sense of depth, of human bedrock that transcends the news cycle more
Part five in the series “Educating the 21st Century Child.”Mepham High School broadcast teacher Stu Stein often holds class in the dark, and with virtually every surface in his … more
In a nearly 20-minute address on Dec. 6 from the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and directed the United States State Department to begin the process of moving the embassy to an undeclared site in Jerusalem. more
Part two in the series “Educating the 21st Century Child.” Only a decade or so ago, classroom desks were lined up in neat rows. Students faced the blackboard or whiteboard. Their ability to … more
New York officials say they hope to generate half of the state’s power from renewable sources by 2030. To meet this goal, officials are looking to the recently constructed Block Island offshore wind farm as a model for how renewable energy can power whole communities. more
Nassau Police said they arrested an Elmont man, Shalik D. Robinson, 38, of Opal Street at 4:45 p.m. on Tuesday in Elmont after detectives from the Narcotics/Vice Squad, in conjunction with the Nassau County COPE unit, conducted a joint investigation on heroin sales in that community. more
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