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It was simply curiosity that took hold of George Bauer one day in the summer of 2016 inside his home in Lees Summit, Missouri. But despite getting the itch to explore and research his family’s … more
Belmont Park's fall season was off to a fast start last weekend, as horses and jockeys vied for millions in purse money. Miz Mayhem disappointed, but Tesora notched a win in the first stakes race of the season, with jockey Javier Castellano on board. All are looking forward to Sept. 29 — Super Saturday — when the winners of a trio of stakes races will automatically qualify for November's Breeder's Cup Classic at Churchill Downs. more
As thousands of students returned to school across Nassau County last week for the start of the 2018-19 academic year, one school lay empty, without a child in sight. The Prospect School, a … more
Vapes and e-cigarette retailers throughout the Town of Hempstead would have to post large signs about the devices’ dangers to consumers, in a conspicuous location at their place of business, if … more
Stacey Sager was diagnosed with breast cancer in the late 1990s, at age 30. She fought the disease, undergoing a double mastectomy, and survived. She reported in 1999 on her diagnosis and treatment … more
Retail gasoline prices finally began to inch down slowly at the end of last month after reaching their highest summertime levels since 2014, according to local industry analysts.GasBuddy, which … more
In the Lakeview Peace Garden, water trickles down a fountain into the ground, where it is recycled back up to the fountain. For years, Nassau County paid $50 a month to keep that water running — … more
School safety was the main issue discussed last week during the Sewanhaka Central High School District’s Board of Education meeting, as Superintendent Ralph Ferrie laid out the district’s … more
What Are the High Holy Days?  If the year is a train, the High Holy Days are its engine. A delicate blend of joy and solemnity, feasting and fasting, prayer and inspiration make up the … more
Local elected and school officials and parents joined the swelling chorus last week of those opposed to a proposal to use federal funds to arm classroom teachers, including in Franklin Square, Elmont … more
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